The Head of the Presidential Council of the UN-brokered Government of National Accord, Fayez Al-Serraj, is going to propose an initiative for forming a mini-government as part of a transitional phase, aiming at getting Libya out of its current political impasse, reliable sources reported.
Tribes in the city of Al-Baida and the Green Mountain denounced, on Monday, the storming in the farm of Colonel Faraj Al-Barasi, Monday early morning in Al-Waseta area, 10 Km north Al-Baida.
A controversial Libyan National Army commander, whose Beida home was raided by armed men this morning, has announced he has quit Hafter’s forces.
The Italian Embassy in Libya has expressed bewilderment about the accusations of the House of Representatives’ member Ibrahim Al-Zaghid, who accused Italy of downing an mi-35 helicopter in Hun, central Libya on Friday.
Media sources reported Saturday that the trapped families inside Ganfouda district, Benghazi, have run out of food and water after they have lost the sources that used to provide them with their basic needs, adding that they are enduring terrible humanitarian conditions.
EU leaders are turning to Russia as they seek to stabilize Libya, stem the flow of migrants departing its shores for Europe and combat Islamist terrorism.
Turkey and Libya have agreed to look into the possibility of Turkish involvement in building and training a united, professional Libyan army. The two side also agreed as a first step to send a group of Libyan pilots to Turkey for training on Turkish-made helicopters and drones.
There is emerging consensus in Libya and the international community to support a change to the composition of the UN-backed government’s leadership, the top United Nations official in Libya said on Wednesday.
Libyans on Friday marked the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled dictator Moammar Gaddafi, waving flags in central Tripoli even as the country reels from political chaos and security problems.
Negotiations on changes to Libya’s unity government could yield results in the coming weeks, the UN envoy said on Wednesday, in developments that could put the north African country on a path to stability.