A member of the House of Representatives, based in Tobruk eastern Libya, has voiced a stark odd statement on air this week, saying that the UN-backed dialogue is nothing for their political party anymore.
At least 34 migrants, most of them toddlers, drowned today, as coastguard boats and other vessels tried to save hundreds of others packed into boats off the coast of Libya, rescuers said.
The Beida-based government of Abdullah Thinni has said that it had warned the British government that it was harbouring Libyan terrorists. But the UK had continued to offer a safe haven to the members of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) and the Muslim Brotherhood.
The family of late Libyan dictator Muamar Gaddafi have denied that they back renegade Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar against the internationally recognised government of Fayez Al-Sarraj, Al Jazeera reported today.
About 1,000 asylum seekers stranded in the Mediterranean after setting off from Libya prompted a massive rescue effort with hundreds being saved.
Given how Dr Shennib’s opening statement called for a new level of thinking, it may have surprised some when he raised a timely and contentious issue, Libya’s path to a viable constitution, and posited what might be considered revisionist thinking by some: a return to the Constitution of 1963.
The Military Council of Misrata and the Misrata Revolutionaries Union have disowned the UN-proposed government and its Presidential Council, slamming them as illegitimate, treacherous, and foreign-agenda-oriented.
A day after reaching safety aboard a humanitarian ship, migrants, some of whom were enslaved, told of arbitrary detention, slavery and beatings in Libya as Europe seeks to build up the Tripoli-based coastguard.
A car bomb exploded near Bilal Ben Rabah mosque in Suluq, eastern Libya killing the prominent leader of Awageer Tribe, Ebrik Al-Lawati.
Amnesty International has appealed to the authorities in Tripoli to urgently investigate the kidnapping of Tripoli University professor, Dr Salem Mohamed Beitelmal, who has been missing since 20 April.