The United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Libya condemns the cut-off of water supply to the capital Tripoli, after an armed group seized a Great Man-Made River control station. The armed group is reportedly using the water cut-off, affecting two million people, to secure the release of detained family members.
In response to the U.N.-backed Government of National Accord's plea, the United Nations Security Council blacklists the tanker shipping crude oil by the unrecognized rival House of Representatives government in eastern Libya.
The unrecognized House of Representatives, one of the rival governments based in eastern Libya, ships its first cargo of crude oil in defiance of the U.N.-backed authorities in the capital Tripoli in a move that could deepen divisions within the country. The Tripoli-based government asked the United Nations Security Council yesterday to blacklist the tanker.
Rival governments in eastern and western Libya reach the initial phase of an agreement designed to foster elections that would bring about a single ruling entity in the North African country. The deal must be endorsed by the internationally-recognized government in Tobruk and the General National Congress in Tripoli.
Heavy gunfire is heard in the streets of Tripoli early Sunday morning. This is later claimed to be celebratory gunfire by supporters of Muammar Gaddafi following the capture of Ra's Lanuf although rebel forces deny these claims.