The attendees of the First Libyan Municipalities Gathering stated their complete rejection of appointing military figures as mayors of cities, denouncing the step as “violation of legitimacy”.
Eight Libyan pro-government fighters and at least 10 Islamic State group jihadists died in clashes Sunday as some jihadists tried to flee their besieged stronghold, the unity government said.
The Head of the UNSMIL, Martin Kobler, said Friday that the most important issue in Libya now is to solve the current crisis by forming a unity strong army with Khalifa Haftar having a very essential role in it.
Fears are growing for hundreds of civilians who are trapped in a Benghazi neighbourhood which faces intensified fighting after several months under military blockade, Amnesty International said today.
Some official Egyptian media had circulated news accusing the Qatari intelligence services of preparing a list of Libyan army officers to be assassinated by the hands of Libyan officials and politicians.
BENGHAZI (Libya) – A counter-attack by fighters loyal to Libya’s UN-backed unity government aimed at retaking key eastern oil ports was repelled on Sunday by forces from a rival administration. The operation came as three members of forces loyal to the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord were killed further west …
Libyan pro-government forces on Sunday pressed an offensive against Islamic State (IS) group holdouts in Sirte, pounding the militants with heavy artillery after a two-week pause in fighting, their media office said.
The United Nations Envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler, in his visit to the city of Misrata, spoke with the Municipality Council and some members of the House of Representatives (HoR) about the recent situation in Libya.
Delegates from across the country have been heading to Nalut in the far western Jebel Nafusa, near the Tunisian border, for a conference on Friday on national reconciliation. A number of delegates flew in today from Tobruk to Zintan while others drove over from Tunisia.
TOBRUK – Libya’s oil company on Thursday announced an “immediate” resumption of oil exports from two of the key ports captured this week by forces opposed to the country’s UN-backed unity government.