The destruction of Italian colonial-era buildings in the old city of Benghazi in Libya has triggered warnings of the consequences for the city’s architectural heritage.
The EU’s secret weapon against refugees — time
When boats with refugees are at risk of capsizing in the Mediterranean Sea, the speed of rescue operations is essential. Any delay in the emergency response can lead to serious bodily harm or the loss of life.
Bathily: Current conditions allow Libya to hold elections by end of 2023
The UN envoy to Libya Abdoulaye Bathily said that the conditions for candidacy for the presidential elections are a controversial issue, adding that the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) believed that elections should not exclude anyone in order to achieve stability and express the will of the Libyan …
“Political absurdity”: Al-Mishri slams parliament’s decision to oust Bashagha
Khaled Al-Mishri, chairman of Libya’s High Council of State, criticized the parliament’s decision on Tuesday to to replace Fathi Bashagha as prime minister, slamming the move as a “political absurdity” in a statement via Twitter.
Libyan parliament replaces its appointed prime minister
Libya’s eastern-based parliament voted on Tuesday to replace Fathi Bashagha as prime minister, its spokesperson said, after he failed to take office in Tripoli where the incumbent Abdulhamid al-Dbeibah has refused to cede power.
High Council of State accuses GNU of lack of transparency and violations
The High Council of State (HCS) said that it held a session to discuss political and security developments in the country, including what it described as the divergence of the Government of National Unity (GNU) from the roadmap devised it in the Geneva forum.
High Level meeting held on HNEC state of readiness to hold elections
Head of Presidential Council, Mohamed Menfi, and Head of Government of National Unity, Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, met with Head of the Electoral Commission (HNEC), Imad al-Sayeh, on Sunday, to see HNEC’s readiness to conduct elections scheduled before the end of this year.
Seeking Justice for the Forcibly Displaced in Libya
The relationship between the security and justice sectors in Libya and internally displaced persons (IDPs) is existential. The existence of IDP communities is the direct outcome of the failure of these sectors to effectively perform their core mandates since the beginning of the civil war. Despite the repeated promises of …
LPC President, UN envoy discuss Libya elections
The President of the Libyan Presidential Council (LPC) Mohamed al-Manfi has received the UN envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, according PC media.
Unrest in Sudan carries spillover threats for Libya
Persistent political uncertainty in Libya, coupled with Sudan’s deepening conflict, is likely to delay Libya’s political transition and exacerbate security risks.