Tunisian Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche has said that Egyptian proposals to establish an anti-terrorism Arab force were both “unrealistic and unsuccessful.”
The first of two five-day workshop aimed at strengthening the role of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the electoral process has been held in Djerba, Tunisia.
Following two days of Libya talks held in Algeria, the participants affirmed commitment to reject all forms of foreign interference and to combine efforts in a struggle against terrorist groups including the Islamic State (ISIL), the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said Wednesday.
The negotiating team of the continuing General National Congress (GNC) has flew out of Tripoli today for the second round of the UN-brokered dialogue talks in the Moroccan seaside resort of Skhirat. However, the talks are extremely unlikely to take place for at least another week.
LWPP releases a ”Crisis Response Strategy” to achieve stabilization in Libya at the 59th CSW session
Leading Libyan NGO, Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace (LWPP), released what it called a ”Crises Response Strategy” at the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN today. The event is being held 9-20 March.
Could Russia participate in a naval blockade to prevent arms shipments to anti-government fighters in Libya? Russia’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, told Russia’s official news agency Tass, “I would not rule this out.” About a week later, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that Egypt “would welcome contributions …
Significant progress has been made in the Libyan Political Dialogue round in Morocco. Watch UNSMIL video featuring quick insight and interviews.
The House of Representatives (HoR) has asked that the next round of the UN-led Libyan dialogue scheduled for tomorrow in Morocco be postponed for a week.
As Libya’s internationally recognized government in Tobruk and its rival self-declared islamist government in Tripoli resumed a new round of UN sponsored dialogue in Morocco that began on March 5, rival armed groups targeted each other with air strikes. Amid the ongoing turmoil, the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) continues …
Libyan army chief, general Khalifa Haftar, asked Italian Premier Matteo Renzi in an interview with ANSA to ”convince the international community to lift an embargo on weapons and to help us fight for a Libya that is free from extremists”.