Today is the first anniversary of the signing of the Libya Political Agreement (LPA) in Skhirat, Morocco. I well recall the euphoria, expectation and excitement of the moment. There was a sense that the divisions and polarisation that had plagued Libya since the revolution were over. Now was the time …
The head of the House of Representatives (HoR), Ageela Saleh, revealed his intention to announce a new political road map, as a replacement for the Presidential Council (PC) of the Government of National Accord (GNA) emanating from Shkirat Agreement whose mandate had ended on Saturday after one year.
Protesters blockading pipelines to Libya’s Sharara and El Feel oil fields have promised to reopen them and production could restart in the coming days, security officials and an oil industry source said on Wednesday.
The head of the Libyan National Army, Field Marshal Khalifa Hafter, has called on officers and soldiers to be ready for the offensive to free Tripoli. He was speaking to members of the LNA. A top LNA official confirmed to the Libya Herald this evening that Hafter had made the …
Finding a way to solve Libya’s divisions as well as terrorism and migration were at the top of the agenda in talks today in Malta between Presidency Council head Faiez Serraj and Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat.
House of Representatives president Ageela Saleh has had what a media aide described as “fruitful” talks in Moscow with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov.
He has been reported killed on many occasions, only to resurface battered but alive to fight another day. Now evidence from a nurse suggests the latest US reports of the “likely” demise of Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the Algerian boss of an al-Qaeda affiliate, are wide of the mark.
The Libyan Government’s Minister of Defence, Mahdi Al-Barghathi, received the Russian Ambassador, Ivan Molotkov, in Tripoli on Monday for a meeting.
The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya has strongly condemned the constraints on press and media outlets as well as on civil societies in Benghazi, Al-Bayda, Tobruk and Derna.
A number of countries attending a two-day conference and series of bilateral meetings which started in Tunis today indicated their willingness to help the Presidency Council’s fledging Presidential Guard (PG) develop into a functioning military force.