The first batch of Presidential Guard cadets today passed out at a Tripoli parade in front of Presidency Council (PC) head Faiez Serraj. The setting up of the guard was announced in May last year, but it not until three months later that its commander, the then Colonel Najmi Ramadan …
Moscow has plans to renew agreements with Libya that were signed under the deposed dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, Russia’s chief contact in Libya said on Friday.
Historically, Libya was not part of France’s geopolitical sphere of influence as it was not one of those northern and western African countries that were colonised by France for long periods of time.
The Italian government has downplayed the threats of Dignity Operation commander Khalifa Haftar to bomb Italian navy vessels in the Libyan waters, regarding them as propaganda.
The Operation Room of Al-Bonyan Al-Marsoos (ORBM) has agreed to select a unified command for the Libyan National Army and the backup forces of revolutionary brigades on August 14.
On Wednesday, the European Union announced a new program worth 46 million Euros ($ 53.3 million) which aims to strengthen the integrated capabilities of the Libyan authorities regarding illegal immigration management and border administration.
Human Rights Watch, the rights advocacy group, has given warning that Italy’s naval mission to prevent refugees and migrants from setting sail from Libya for Europe could see Italy commit human rights abuses.
Libyan commander General Khalifa Haftar, head of the Libyan National Army, has ordered the bombing of any Italian warships requested by the prime minister of the Government of National Accord of Libya Fayez al-Sarraj, excluding merchant vessels.
The Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) has issued a televised statement rejecting any agreements made by the Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Serraj, with Italy regarding the stemming of illegal immigration in the Libyan waters.
An Italian warship has arrived in Abu Sitta Naval Base in Tripoli with a number of experts from Italy aboard in a work visit that will last for five days, Italian Aki news agency reported the spokesman of the Libyan Navy Force, Ayoub Qassim as saying.