Presidency Council leader Faiez Serraj has claimed that the reason there was no meeting in Cairo between himself and Khalifa Hafter was because Hafter had insisted on House of Representatives (HoR) President Ageela Saleh taking part in the talks but that Saleh had refused to meet Serraj.
Attempts by Libya’s rival governments to reach a peace settlement in Egypt have failed. The leader of the Presidency Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj, flew back to Tripoli after Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar refused to meet him. However, the two men did agree on fresh parliamentary elections and a presidential contest in …
A military source said that the forces of the House of Representatives (HoR) under the leadership of General Khalifa Haftar had transported 70 wounded soldiers to Russia for treatment.
Libya‘s political dialogue committee on Tuesday called for the appointment of a new head of the country’s Government of National Accord.
The Libyan dialogue committee agreed Tuesday, in Tunisia, to decrease the number of the Presidential Council’s members from nine to three, whom it said will be tasked with working according to the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA).
The High Council of State (HCS) was cited by close sources that it had rejected any discussions about reshuffling its members by the meeting of the political dialogue members in Tunisia.
The Italian embassy in Tripoli is due to start receiving visa applications from Libyan people next month, ambassador Giuseppe Perrone declared on Wednesday.
The advent of 2017 witnessed the disintegration of the internationally touted Libyan Political Agreement (LPA), little more than a year after it was signed in December 2015.
The Head of the high Council of State (HCS), Abdel Rahman Al-Sweihli, has arrived with an accompanying delegation today in Algeria’s capital, Algiers, upon a formal invitation by high-ranking Algeria political figures.
Unlike what some politicians may think, the Libyan revolution of February 2011 did not produce a fledgling democracy; it only opened the way for a few democratic steps, which were quickly overridden by political fragmentation and polarization, ineffective state institutions, and violence.