The US ambassador to Libya made a fleeting visit to Tripoli on Tuesday to endorse the UN-backed government based in the capital, and is the first such visit by Washington’s envoy to the North African country in three years.
Libya Quartet insists all legitimacy, including HoR’s, stems from Skhirat agreement but says limited amendments permissible
At its second meeting, held today in Brussels, the Libya Quartet – the UN, African Union (AU), Arab League and the EU – agreed that there could be “a limited set of amendments” to the Libya Political Agreement (LA). These should be facilitated by UNSMIL but Libya-led.
Presidency Council (PC) head Faiez Serraj said today he will this week ask the UN Security Council to lift the arms embargo.
The Commander of Brigade 613 has demanded the Operation Room of Al-Bonyan Al-Marsoos to retaliate to Dignity Operation airstrikes on their camps in Al-Jufra.
The UN envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler, revealed details of ‘A Road Map to Peace’ to The New Arab on Sunday, a recent initiative on resolving the Libyan crisis.
Given how Dr Shennib’s opening statement called for a new level of thinking, it may have surprised some when he raised a timely and contentious issue, Libya’s path to a viable constitution, and posited what might be considered revisionist thinking by some: a return to the Constitution of 1963.
The Military Council of Misrata and the Misrata Revolutionaries Union have disowned the UN-proposed government and its Presidential Council, slamming them as illegitimate, treacherous, and foreign-agenda-oriented.
Italy has signed a deal with Libya, Chad and Niger to try to stem the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean by beefing up border controls and creating new reception centers in the African nations, according to a report by Agence-France Presse.
A report by the Lebanese newspaper, Al-Sharq Al-Awsat, revealed that Khalifa Haftar ordered his troops to mobilize in order to engage in a huge battle and military operation against what he describes as “militias” that attacked Brak Al-Shati last Thursday.
A day after reaching safety aboard a humanitarian ship, migrants, some of whom were enslaved, told of arbitrary detention, slavery and beatings in Libya as Europe seeks to build up the Tripoli-based coastguard.