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Head of UN-backed Libyan government asks NATO for help

The head of Libya’s Presidency Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj, has sent a formal request to NATO for help with its security and defence systems, the organisation’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has confirmed. NATO agreed to send the North African country help at its Warsaw summit last week, but only if the …

Al-Sirraj: Haftar let slide an invaluable chance to end Libya’s political fragmentation

Khalifa Haftar has skipped a very precious chance that could establish for a solution to the Libyan political crisis and end the suffering of the Libyan people, said the Head of the UN-proposed government’s Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj.

Serraj claims that Ageela Saleh wrecked Cairo meeting with Hafter

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.

Libya’s rivals agree on 2018 elections as Cairo talks collapse

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 …