National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Mustafa Sanalla has told the Thinni government in Beida it should share the Libyan National Army’s (LNA) “wise view ” that oil export terminals should not be blockaded.
A report by the United Nations has confirmed the extent to which militias in Libya still dominate the country in the absence of a regular army and police force. It highlights how militias are often motivated by power and financial reward rather than loyalty to the internationally-recognized Presidency Council. It …
The Presidency Council has attacked the order to arrest its education minister Otman Abdul Jalil ordered earlier this week by Abdullah Al-Thinni, the head of the administration based in Beida.
Authorities in the eastern region of Libya have issued an order banning the Minister of Higher Education in the UN-installed government from entering the region.
This week, fighting erupted between rival militias in Tripoli, shattering a period of calm that lasted since March. The UN-backed government lost more than 50 fighters.
Amnesty International has appealed to the authorities in Tripoli to urgently investigate the kidnapping of Tripoli University professor, Dr Salem Mohamed Beitelmal, who has been missing since 20 April.
A group of hardline Misratan militias have lambasted the Khalifa Hafter-Faiez Serraj Abu Dhabi meeting, vowing to “crush” the UN-backed government as a result.
The Libyan National Guard (LNG) has announced that it is joining the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) and the Misratan Third Force in the south in the fight against the Libyan National Army (LNA).
The prime minister of the Beida-based interim government recognised by the House of Representatives (HoR), Abdullah Al-Thinni, has rejected the repeated view of international leaders as well as the Presidency Council that there can be no military solution to the Libya crisis, only a political one. He has insisted that the divisions …
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.