US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, said in a joint press conference on Tuesday with his Greek counterpart, Nikos Dendias, that it is important to hold elections in Libya as soon as possible to form a legitimate government elected by the Libyan people.
SRSG / UNSMIL head Abdoulaye Bathily co-chaired the Libya Economic Working Group (EWG) alongside Egypt, the EU and USA yesterday.
Libya is reported among the worst countries in Africa in 2022 in terms of governance, and ranked at 45 the 2022 Ibrahim Index of African Governance, which examined the status of governance across 54 countries in the continent over the past ten years.
Security forces in the eastern city of Benghazi have launched a widespread campaign to confiscate unlicensed weapons, according to a statement by Libya’s Internal Security Agency on Sunday.
On Sunday African Union Commission chief Moussa Faki Mahamat reported that the AU is organizing a national reconciliation conference for Libya, as the latest attempt to restore stability in the conflict-wracked country.
Libyan leaders and foreign parties, especially Egypt and Turkey, must understand that the solution of the Libyan crisis is in their hands, said the former United Nations envoy to Libya, Stephanie Williams.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Aqila Saleh, has refused that the electoral process be managed by the Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, stressing that the elections are the only solution to end the crises in Libya.
The Head of the High Council of State (HCS), Khalid Al-Mishri, said that there are still unresolved differences with the House of Representatives (HoR) regarding the constitutional document, adding in an interview with Al-Sharq TV that the issue of the candidacy of military personnel and dual nationals for the presidential …
The case of Kufra raises difficult questions for policymakers over what interventions to support in places that have come to thrive on illicit cross-border trade.
Reacting to a vote in the Italian parliament approving a new, stricter set of requirements for charities that rescue migrants at sea, accompanied by the prospect of fines and the impoundment of their ships, Amnesty International’s Migration Researcher, Matteo de Bellis, said: