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Libya’s rival governments agree path to peace: Reports

Libya’s warring rival governments have reached an agreement to end months of fighting in a deal brokered by Italy, according to reports from all sides. The Tobruk-based House of Representatives and the Tripoli-based, UN-backed government of national unity announced they had reached a deal that Tripoli said would “stop the …

Kobler “encouraged” by apparent HoR moves to support dialogue

Despite it being subject to conditions, UN envoy Martin Kobler has praised the decision announced yesterday by the House of Representatives (HoR) to take part in dialogue with the State Council on amendments to the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA). He described it as “very constructive”.

UK, Germany affirm support to Libyan Government of National Accord

British Ambassador to Libya, Peter Millett, and the German Ambassador to Libya, Christian Buck, on Monday affirmed their countries’ support to Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), in an attempt to bolster the North African country’s security and stability.

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.

Misrata council says it is still in charge as city survives militia attack

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 …

War drums heard in Libyan capital as rival governments mobilise their fighters

The clashes in Tripoli have continued and grew rougher on Wednesday morning. According to different sources, the forces and fighters of the rival government “National Salvation Government” (NSG) which are positioned in Qusoor Al-Siyafa (Guest Palaces) in downtown Tripoli clashed in the first hours of Wednesday with the armed groups …