The High Council of the State (HCS) selected candidates for the state sovereign positions on Monday, in a session aimed at choosing five incumbents for state sovereign vacancies. This happened after the HCS approved last week the proposed mechanism for selecting incumbents of sovereign positions.
Bathily: MPs stipulated unification of Libya’s institutions to get out of political stalemate
The UN envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, said, on Saturday, that Libyan MPs have called for the unification of institutions as a precondition for ending the political stalemate in the country.
Libya: Bathily calls on neighbouring countries to help withdraw foreign fighters
Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Abdoulaye Bathily on Friday called on neighbouring countries to raise their support for the mission and the 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC) to implement the plan to withdraw foreign fighters.
Italy will give Libya five boats to control the migrants
The minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation of the government of national unity, Najla el Mangoush, is in Venice, Italy ahead of the delivery of a newly manufactured class 300 patrol boat scheduled for Monday, Italian New Agency Nova reported.
US seeks to expel Russian mercenaries from Sudan, Libya
The United States has stepped up pressure on Middle East allies to expel the Wagner Group, a military contractor with close ties to Russia’s president, from chaos-stricken Libya and Sudan, where it expanded in recent years, regional officials told The Associated Press.
Italy’s energy deal in Libya criticised as ‘pomp and ceremony’
Italy’s Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni finalised a tour of North African countries by sealing an $8bn gas production deal between the Italian energy company Eni and Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) on Sunday.
Stephanie Williams’ pens article on ‘Libya’s hybrid armed groups dilemma’
On 27 January, Brookings released a commentary piece by Stephanie T. Williams, Nonresident Senior Fellow and former Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General (SASG), entitled ‘Libya’s hybrid armed groups dilemma’.
Italy re-ups funding to force migrants back to Libya – HRW report
In its obsession to keep migrants and asylum seekers away from its shores, Italy is paying for tens of thousands of people to be intercepted and returned to Libya, where they face abuses that the UN describes as possible crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported on Wednesday.
Al-Haddad discusses maritime and air cooperation with Italy
The Chief of the General Staff of the Libyan Army, Mohammed Al-Haddad, has discussed with Italian military officials joint cooperation in the maritime and air sectors and various fields of training.
Dbeibah says gas deal with Eni was signed in 2008 and his government activated it
The Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah said the gas agreement between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy’s Eni was signed in 2008 and his Government of National Unity (GNU) has only activated it after all these years.