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Libya asks EU for motorboats, helicopters to patrol coast

Libya is asking the European Union for motorboats and helicopters to help patrol the Mediterranean Sea for ships carrying migrants. The German government says a “request list” for Libya’s coast guard also includes ambulances, communications equipment and night vision gear. According to the German government’s response to a parliamentary question …

Administrative Control Authority cautions Foreign Ministry for extending diplomatic postings beyond four-year legal limit

Libya’s Administrative Control Authority (ACA) has today cautioned the Serraj-GNA Foreign Ministry for extending diplomatic postings abroad beyond the legally permitted four-year period. The ACA is the state oversight body for state employees.

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.

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.

Sayala: Egypt is working against its interests in Libya

The Foreign Minister-designate of the UN-proposed government, Mohammed Sayala, disclosed that an argument took place between Libya’s Presidential Council delegation and Egypt’s delegation regarding phrasing the Arab ministerial statement about Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC).

Court ruling blocks Libya-Italy MoU on stemming illegal immigration

Tripoli Appeals Court’s administrative division ruled Wednesday to block the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Libya and Italy to fight the growing influx of illegal immigrants and the issue of human trafficking as well as to help Libya secure its southern borders.

Libya’s Haftar holds talks with UK delegation

Commanding General of the Libyan National Army of the parliament based in Tobruk, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has received a senior delegation from the UK’s House of Commons at the headquarters of the General Command of the Army.

Egypt scrambles to save Libya’s Haftar over lost oil-fields

Egyptian authorities are concerned by recent losses sustained by ally Khalifa Haftar in two key oil ports on Libya’s Mediterranean coast.