Libya’s Tripoli-based government vowed Tuesday to keep fighting smuggling networks and people traffickers after a series of drone strikes sparked claims of political score-settling.
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.
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.
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.
Highest-level security meeting held over Zawia militia clashes
A meeting was held Tuesday, in the Presidential Council’s office, which included the Supreme Commander of the Libyan Army, the Prime Minister – Minister of Defence, Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba, the Chief of General Intelligence, the Chief of the General Staff, and a number of specific Chiefs of Staff, with the …
Relapsing into deadlock: Libya’s recurring government splits and international recognition dilemmas
In Libya, domestic authority fractures have become a constant in the midst of a fluid conflict. The practices of international recognition of governments pursued since 2011 have faced dilemmas stemming from three dichotomies: international vs domestic recognition; legitimacy vs effectiveness; and coherence vs inclusivity in conflict mediation and peacemaking.
Al-Lafi joins Bathily in his call to end all political bodies
The Vice-President of the Presidential Council, Abdullah Al-Lafi, says legitimacy in Libya can only be refurbished through an electoral process, in an interview with the Aljazeera Channel.
Menfi says Libya insists on exercising “full rights” at Arab League
The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohammed Menfi, has reiterated Libya’s insistence on “exercising its full rights” at the League of Arab States, rejecting “the Arab League’s bias to a certain party or entity,” without naming anyone.
650,000 Libyan citizens sign a document calling to set date for elections
Representatives of civil activists handed the Presidential Council on Monday a document signed by 650,000 Libyan citizens calling for freezing the House of Representatives (HoR) and the High Council of State (HCS), and setting a date for holding elections.
Menfi meets Saleh and Haftar jointly in Egypt, press reports
The Chairman of Libya’s Presidential Council, Mohamed Menfi, met yesterday in Cairo with the General Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar, and the Speaker of House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, Italian news agency Nova reports.