Libya’s Central Bank in Tripoli and foreign diplomats have condemned the latest move by the rival Central Bank management in the east, which on Wednesday received a batch of new Libyan banknotes printed without the approval of the Tripoli authorities.
The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor may ask for UN sanctions against Saif Al-Islam’s Zintani jailer unless the late dictator’s heir is handed over to the court in the Hague to face war crimes charges
The cousin of the slain Libyan dictator, Muamar Gaddafi, Ahmed Gaddaf Al-Dam has disclosed that thousands of military soldiers who were part of Gaddafi’s brigades have joined Khalifa Haftar’s militias.
UNSMIL chief Martin Kobler has been urging the International Criminal Court to get involved in Libya, something which, with the sole exception of the Saif Al-Islam and Abdullah Senussi cases, it has long been reluctant to do.
The EU has agreed to help train Libya’s navy, coast guard and security services. It follows a formal request from Presidency Council head Faiez Serraj. The decision was taken at today’s meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels and comes within the context of the one ten days ago to renew …
Mitig, hinting at excluding Haftar: We are looking for a professional, effective and capable army leadership
The Deputy Head of the Presidential Council (PC) of the UN-proposed government, Ahmed Mitig, said recreating the Libyan army and forming it the right way need professionalism, pointing out that the PC is looking for a professional, effective and capable army leadership.
Eliminating Daesh’s (ISIS) presence in Libya is just one of many goals that Libyans share with the international community and which could be the building block for a long and productive relationship.
WASHINGTON D.C. – The United States has added the Islamic State group’s branches in Libya, Yemen and Saudi Arabia to its global terrorism blacklist and placed six men on its sanctions list. The three IS branches were declared “specially designated global terrorists,” a category that imposes sanctions and penalties on …
Over 20 countries, including the US, UK, Saudi Arabia and Russia, have vowed to ease a five-year arms embargo on Libya to help its recently formed unity government fight the so-called Islamic State, which is in control of much of the central Libyan coastline.
The Presidency Council, headed by Faiez Serraj, has told the Government of National Accord (GNA) to start working in Tripoli. Clearly believing that there was no point waiting any further for formal authorisation from the House of Representatives (HoR) on the basis that it may never happen, it made the …