The Libyan Prime Minister, Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah, told Al Jazeera in an interview on Tuesday – to be aired Wednesday – that the Government of National Unity is not coordinating with Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi, but rather it’s coordinating with police apparatuses and the mayor of Benghazi.
Turkey: army is deployed in Libya to protect rights and interests of the people
Turkey has confirmed that its soldiers are deployed in Libya to protect the rights and interests of the Libyan people, Anadolu has reported. Defence Minister Hulusi Akar also stressed the importance of Libya’s sovereignty and independence during a meeting with Turkish officers operating in Libya attended by Libyan Chief of …
Haftar authorizes the release of 193 prisoners from Garnada prison before Eid Al-Fitr
Major General Khaled Al-Mahjoub, the Director of Haftar’s Forces’ Moral Guidance Department, announced that 193 prisoners would be released from Grenada prison before Eid Al-Fitr.
Libya’s top diplomat calls on Turkey to withdraw foreign fighters
Foreign Minister Najla al-Manqoush urges Turkey to comply with UN resolutions, expel foreign fighters from Libyan territory.
Over 600 Europe-bound migrants returned to Libya: navy
More than 600 migrants hoping to reach Europe from Libya have been stopped since Friday. More than 600 migrants hoping to reach Europe from Libya have been stopped since Friday, the navy said, as the International Organization for Migration warned Libya was “not a safe port”.
Libyan prime minister warns of ‘war merchants’ attempting to restart conflict.
Libya’s interim Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid al-Dbeibah, warned on Thursday that there were attempts to restart the country’s conflict, also saying that foreign mercenaries had tried to block a government delegation from entering the city of Sirte.
Libya’s 5+5 JMC warns of naming parties hindering coastal road
The Libyan 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC) said in a statement on Thursday, after meetings in Sirte that were attended by the Head of the Presidential Council Mohammed Menfi and UN representatives, that if the efforts to reopen the coastal road continued to be impeded, it would call out the …
Haftar’s forces say Libya PM ‘has no authority’ after preventing his visit to Benghazi
After stopping him visiting the eastern city of Benghazi, forces loyal to rogue General Khalifa Haftar say that Libyan interim prime Minister Abdul Rahman Dbeibah has ‘no authority’ over them.
Al-Mangoush demands foreign forces leave Libya
Jan Kubis, Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), met with Najla Al-Mangoush, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Government of National Unity.
Libya’s GNU reminds all state military institutions to work under
The spokesman for the Libyan Government of National Unity (GNU), Mohammed Hammouda, said they remind all state military institutions of the need to work under the Presidential Council as the Commander-in-Chief of the Libyan Army, reiterating that GNU was working on unifying the military institutions.