Libya’s parliament, based in the east of the country, accused the Tripoli-based government Friday of targeting the home of one of its lawmakers in a drone strike the previous day.
How the man who wants to be president of Libya committed political suicide
Libya’s Tobruk-based Parliament voted on 16 May to dismiss Fathi Bashagha, as prime minister of parallel government in the east of the country and replaced him with his Finance Minister, Osama Hamada. Only 70 parliamentarians out of 200-strong legislature voted to strip him of his duties.
Libya Can Move Past Its Current Political Deadlock, But It Will Take Work to Maintain Any ‘Deal’
Since 2012, multiple failed political transitions have taken their toll on the Libyan people. The continued and increasingly complex internal divisions and external vectors affecting Libya threaten to send it into another spiral of crisis and violence. Local and national leaders working in good faith to stabilize the country have …
Libya loses US$ 5 bn annually due to illegal Tuna fishing within its territorial waters
The Tuna fishing season in Libya is a neglected economic resource that is costing Libya around US$ 5 billion annually in potential lost revenues due to illegal fishing within its territorial waters.
Libya government says it conducted air strikes in western areas
Libya’s Government of National Unity (GNU) said it had conducted air strikes against smuggling networks on Thursday, with blasts hitting a western city that is home to armed factions that have backed a rival administration, Reuters reports.
Libya and Austria discuss reopening airspace
The Tripoli-based Libyan government’s information website reported Tuesday that Libya’s ambassador to Austria and permanent representative to international organizations, Osama Abdel-Hadi, discussed with an Austrian delegation, headed by the Director General of Vienna International Airport:
Libya body agrees on election of head of state, gov’t representatives
Liby’a Joint Committee (6+6) yesterday announced that a full consensus has been reached regarding the election of the head of state and members of the House of Representatives, as well as how to involve the political parties in the elections through party lists or individual candidacies.
Presidential Council signs declaration of intent to enhance cooperation on human rights
Libya’s Presidential Council signed with the Netherlands, Switzerland and the U.N. Mission in Libya a declaration of intent to “enhance cooperation to integrate human rights in the political and national reconciliation process,” revealed Dutch Ambassador Dolf Hogewoning on Monday.
Libya: Former PM make discreet visit to Paris to play role against Dbeibeh
Prime Minister of former Tripoli-based “Government of National Salvation”, Khalifa al-Ghwell, made discreet visit to Paris on 14 May, preparing to return to front lines of the Libyan political scene & play leading role against the current Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, according to Africa Intelligence website.
Saleh “will not accept” that Dbeibeh government supervises elections
Aguila Saleh, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, said on Saturday the House will not accept that the Government of National Unity, led by Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, supervises the elections which is planned by the end of the year.