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Leaked list of new proposed diplomatic appointments puts PC in a difficult position

A leaked list of proposed diplomatic appointments by the Serraj-led Presidency Council /Government of National Accord (PC/GNA) has caused controversy on different levels. The leaking of the list has put the PC/GNA in a difficult position as it faces pressures to adjust the list internally and externally.

HoR sets conditions for dialogue on Libyan Political Agreement: separate Presidency Council and government, no UNSMIL involvement, and no Additional Article 8.

In a vote today, The House of Representatives has set out its terms for taking part in dialogue with the State Council on the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) approved at Skhirat, Morocco, 16 months ago.

EU extends sanctions on Agilah Saleh, Nuri Abu Sahmain and Khalifa Al-Ghweil

European lawmakers on Friday extended sanctions against three Libyan politicians, citing concerns they are thwarting efforts to form a democratic government and violating a 2015 peace deal that was signed in Skhirat, Morocco under the UN auspices.

HoR Speaker proposes presidential, parliamentary elections in 2018

The media advisor of the Speaker of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) Fathi Al-Maryami told the pro-Al-Thanni-chaired government Libyan News Agency that Aqilah Saleh informed the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) of his desire to hold parliamentary and presidential elections before February 2018.

The GNA’s 2017 ‘‘budget’’ is illegal say HoR members: An analysis

In a detailed analysis, former General National Congress (GNC) member and current House of Representatives (HoR) member for Zintan, Abdualslam Nasia, has declared the ‘‘Temporary Financial Arrangements’’ or budget, released by the Faiez Serraj Presidency Council and Government of National Accord (GNA) as illegal and unconstitutional on a number of …

Libya’s Mufti contacts Libyan stakeholders in a bid to break Libyan political impasse

The Libyan Mufti, Al-Saddiq Al-Gharyani, has contacted a number of political figures that are closely effective on the current political stalemate in the country in a bid to rally them around a Libyan-Libyan dialogue intact of any foreign intervention.

Joint Communique by League of Arab States, African Union and United Nations (UNSMIL)

1. The League of Arab States, the African Union, and the United Nations held a trilateral meeting at the headquarters of the League of Arab States on 25 October 2016 to discuss the situation in Libya and the means to further cooperation between the three organizations in order to advance …