The French government said Wednesday that its missiles had been found in Libya on a base used by rebel forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, in an embarrassing admission that raises fresh questions about its role in the conflict.
The UN Security Council called for a cease-fire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1,000, including scores killed in an airstrike that hit a detention center for migrants.
The United Nations Refugee Agency on Wednesday called for the evacuation of migrant detention centers in Libya and a full investigation into an airstrike that killed at least 44 people and wounded more than 130.
International condemnation mounted on Wednesday after at least 44 migrants were killed in an airstrike on a detention center in Libya that the UN-recognized government blamed on rival strongman Khalifa Haftar.
Six Turks detained in Libya by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have been released, Turkey's foreign ministry spokesman says, a day after it warned the militia would become a "legitimate target" unless they were released immediately.
Libya's internationally-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) has called on US President Donald Trump to stop foreign support for "aspiring military dictator" Khalifa Haftar as his forces continue their all-out offensive to take over the capital Tripoli.
At least 50 refugees drowned on Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to reach Europe, the United Nations migration agency said.