Martin Kobler leads the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL). His goal is to end the fighting and suffering in the country. In an exclusive interview, DW's Alexandra von Nahmen asked him what Libyans are expecting from the UN mission.
"Islamic State" militants reportedly carried out the execution-style killings in early 2015. A detained IS militant who witnessed the mass murder clued in authorities to the site.
The US has carried out air strikes against so-called "Islamic State" in Libya, killing several in the second set of strikes in recent days. Meanwhile, Rome unveiled plans to stem the flow of migrants through Libya.
A UK newspaper alleges that the brother of suicide bomber Salman Abedi plotted to attack the UN's special envoy to Libya. The plan to kill German diplomat Martin Kobler was prevented by Libyan authorities.
The EU wants better cooperation with North African countries to resolve the migration crisis. Repatriation to Libya is also on the table. But UN special envoy to Libya Martin Kobler says that’s a bad idea.
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