The European Union said Monday that the second phase of the training of Libyan coastguards had started as part of Operation Sophia that aims to bring down the human traffickers off Libya’s coasts.
Turkey reopens embassy in Libya
Turkey reopened its embassy in Libya on Monday, two-and-a-half years after closing it due to the security situation, the Turkish foreign ministry said, as diplomatic missions begin to reopen in the divided country.
Human Rights Solidarity concerned about no contact with civilians trapped in Ganfouda
The Human Rights Solidarity (HRS) organization has expressed deep concern about the civilians trapped inside Ganfouda district, Benghazi, since last Tuesday, adding that the HRS continues to exert efforts to know of their fate.
Haftar denies preparing for a meeting with Al-Serraj
The media office of Khalifa Haftar in eastern Libya has denied that there is any meeting being prepared in Cairo or elsewhere between Haftar and the Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Serraj.
Al-Ghowel criticizes Haftar and Al-Sarraj
The Head of the Salvation Government, the previous government in Tripoli, Khalifa Al-Ghowel, said, on Sunday, that the awaited meeting between the commander of the House of Representatives (HoR) army, General Khalifa Haftar, and the head of the Presidential Council (PC), Fayez Al-Sarraj, won’t achieve any political outcomes.
Merkel says no EU migrant deal for Libya without political stability
Any deal with Libya to control migration similar to that reached with Turkey cannot be signed until a semblance of political stability has returned to the country, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today.
Serraj calls for lifting of arms embargo at AU mini-summit on Libya
Presidency Council (PC) head Faiez Serraj has blamed the many challenges faced by Libya on decades of previous turmoil in the country. He was speaking at a mini-summit in Brazzavile, Congo, organised by the African Union’s High Level Committee on Libya.
Russia’s secret plan to back Haftar in Libya
Russia has agreed to arm renegade general Khalifa Haftar, one of the key players in the Libyan civil war, according to a source within the Algerian military.
Libya dialogue committee calls for new unity government head
Libya‘s political dialogue committee on Tuesday called for the appointment of a new head of the country’s Government of National Accord.
London hosts Libyan Forum for Investment and Reconstruction
Libyan Forum for Investment and Reconstruction will be held in London’s Lancaster House, London, on next Thursday.