The French President’s Special Envoy to Libya, Paul Soler, reaffirmed his country’s support for the initiative of the UN envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, to hold elections before the end of this year.
Bathily: Haftar supports my political efforts
UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative to Libya (SRSG), Abdoulaye Bathily, said on Monday that Khalifa Haftar has expressed support for his efforts to facilitate the political process, as well as the Joint Military Commission’s important work in establishing a secure environment that is conducive to human rights.
Libya’s Fragile Deadlock
Haftar refuses to share his strategic territories with Libyan rivals. In doing so, he enjoys the support of not only Russia but also U.S. partners Egypt and Saudi Arabia, not to mention France and Greece. Meanwhile, in the country’s northwest, Turkey uses its military presence to keep incumbent Prime Minister …
Libyan chiefs of staff to work on integrating armed groups’ members into military institution
A senior military source revealed that the Chief of Staff of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Lieutenant General Abdul Razeq Al Nadhouri, and the Chief of Staff of the outgoing Government of National Unity (GNU), Lieutenant General Muhammad Al Haddad, will work to integrate militants into the military or civil …
Haftar: Our forces are stronger than their counterparts in the west
As the third anniversary of Khalifa Haftar’s attack on the western region approaches, the rogue military commander said, “we can not leave Tripoli alone.”
Dbeibah: military officers cannot run for election before resigning
The Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah rejected the candidacy of military officers for elections before resigning from their posts, adding that the constitutional basis for elections must be put to a popular referendum first, in reference to his refusal to approve it by the House of Representatives (HoR) and …
Haddad discusses with British Defense Ministry cooperation in military training and consultancy
The Chief of the General Staff of the Interim Government of National Unity forces, Lieutenant General Muhammad Al-Haddad, discussed with the Commander of the UK’s Standing Joint Force Headquarters Major General Jim Morris, “joint cooperation and means of support in the fields of training and military and security consultations between …
UN Envoy asked Haftar to continue his support for 5+5 Military Committee
The United Nations envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, confirmed that he had asked the Commander of the Libyan National Army, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, to continue his support for the 5+5 Joint Military Committee.
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.
Warlord 2.0: Will Saddam Haftar be his father’s successor?
In the past few weeks, there have been several new developments in Libya’s long-lasting political crisis following a series of high-profile visits to the country.