Italian Consul Carlo Batori finally arrived in Benghazi yesterday to reopen the Italian Consulate in the city. Officially, his arrival was a very low-profile affair. The Italian embassy in Tripoli has made no official announcement.
European Union’s Operation IRINI commander, Fabio Agostini, said Europe is ready to train the Libyan Coast Guard and Navy personnel despite political hindrances from counties outside the European Union.
The Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah said Monday that he was working on selecting two deputies for the Defense Ministry from the members of the 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC): Khalifa Haftar’s forces and Libyan Army under the Government of National Unity.
Khalifa Haftar has told one of his loyalist journalists, Mahmoud Al-Musrati, in an interview the latter posted on his Facebook page Friday, that if elections won’t be held in December, his forces will be ready to “liberate Tripoli from criminals and militias once again.”
According to the Attorney General’s orders, under the direct direction of the Branch Chief, the Tripoli Law Enforcement Branch of the Department of Security Operations secured and defended power installations in the capital Tripoli’s south and east to avoid sabotage and illegal assaults.
Khalid Al-Mishri, Chairman of the High Council of State, accused the United Nations Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) of favouritism towards retired General Khalifa Haftar’s forces.
The International Berlin Conference on Libya — Berlin II — concluded last week with a rather short communiqué. It predecessor, the January 2020 Berlin I conference, ended with 66 recommendations, most of which were embedded in UN Security Council Resolution 2510. This time there is neither a resolution nor concrete …
Presidency Council member, Abdalla Al-Lafi, in his capacity as the Supreme Commander of the Libyan Army, participated yesterday in the Forum of the Defence and National Security Committee in the House of Representatives (HoR) with military leaders of the army.
Sea rescue group witnesses Libyan authorities shoot at a crowded boat to stop it from crossing the Mediterranean Sea to Europe.
Differences have arisen between delegates at the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) meeting in Geneva over the possibility of Khalifa Haftar standing as a candidate in December’s presidential election in the North African country, Arabi21 has reported.