On 9 December 2022, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) distributed Secretary-General António Guterres’ report on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).
CIA chief in Libya after Lockerbie suspect handed over
The CIA chief has met with one of Libya’s rival prime ministers, the government in the country’s capital of Tripoli said on Thursday.
Tripoli Court of Appeal leaves door open for GNU to challenge its verdict to suspend Libyan-Turkish agreement
The Tripoli Court of Appeal has left the door open to the Government of National Unity (GNU) to challenge the court’s verdict to suspend the implementation of the Libyan-Turkish agreement, a judicial source said in a statement.
World Report 2023: Rights Trends in Libya
Armed groups aligned with the two rival authorities, the Tripoli-based Government of National Unity (GNU) and the Government of National Stability (GNS) based in the east, clashed in Tripoli and its environs after GNS forces attempted to take control of the capital. The fighting resulted in the deaths and injuries …
Libya’s High Council of State to review constitutional document next week
The Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Khalid Al-Mishri, reviewed on Wednesday with the heads of HCS committees the constitutional document that was agreed upon in principle with the Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) in Cairo.
Operation Irini publishes activities’ stats off Libya’s coast since March 2020
The European Union’s (EU) naval operation “Irini” published the results of its activities since its launch on March 31, 2020, to implement the arms embargo imposed on Libya based on UN Security Council resolutions.
Libya Court suspends energy deal with Turkiye
A Libyan Court, on Monday, suspended an energy exploration deal that the Tripoli government signed last year with Turkiye, a judiciary source said, thus pausing an agreement that angered other Mediterranean powers and inflamed Libya’s own internal crisis, Reuters reports.
Greece speeds up drilling activity in south Crete disregarding Libya-Turkey maritime MoU
The Greek newspaper “Kathimerini” said that the areas where exploration and drilling operations are taking place between Greek and US companies, especially the southwestern part of Crete island, are inconsistent with Libyan claims to maritime sovereignty supported by the memorandum of understanding signed in 2019 between Ankara and the Libyan …
Al-Mishri says Head of Presidential Council’s Ghadames invitation “was wrong”
The Head of the High Council of State, Khalid Al-Mishri, said in an interview with Libya Al-Ahrar TV Channel that if elections cannot be held due to the presence of two governments, the executive authority will be unified under a new authority that aims to hold elections, pointing out that …
Haftar and Menfi hold talks in Cairo, report
The General Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, met today in Cairo with Chairman of the Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Menfi, according to multiple press reports.