Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Monday it had asked the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli to withdraw a resolution that seeks to allocate powers over the oil sector.
A new Cyrenaica federalist party has been formed with its programme attracting support from several members of the House of Representatives.
Several legal organizations have criticized the crackdown practiced by Dignity Operation militias that is manifested in abductions based on IDs for people they accuse of having sympathy for the Benghazi Defense Brigades at the oil crescent region since they have controlled the area.
The House of Representatives (HoR) in Tobruk has attacked the decision by the Presidency Council (PC) to create a new 3,000-strong military unit to guard Sirte.
After the fall of Libya’s President Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, several actors – political and military – have been competing with one another for power and hegemony in Libya.
Armed forces commander-in-chief Khalifa Hafter has ordered the immediate and unconditional release of all women and families detained during the liberation of the west of Benghazi except for those facing criminal charges.
The Libyan National Commission for Human Rights (LNCHR) has denounced the executions carried out illegally by the commander of the Sayeqa Special Forces of Operation Dignity, Mahmoud Al-Wirfalli.
Misratan members of the House of Representatives and the State Council as well as the city’s mayor Mohamed Eshtewi and councillors have warned of growing divisions between moderates and hardliners in the city. However, they have also reassured residents that the council remains fully in control, telling them to ignore …
The Presidential Council (PC) of the Government National Accord (GNA) said in a statement, on Sunday, that it had followed up what the elements, who claim that they are from the Libyan Army, in Benghazi, who dug up the graves and abused the corpses in an awful way.”
“I wish you people had found water. Water makes men work. Oil makes men dream,” remarked King Idris of Libya when black gold was discovered in Libya in the 1950s. Today, the former ruler’s prophetic words seem to have come true. In al-Sidra, Libya’s largest oil terminal, which is located …