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HoR head Saleh rejects Serraj June political peace initiative

Ageela Saleh, head of Libya’s internationally-recognized, parliament, the House of Representatives (HOR), said that Faiez Serraj, head of Libya’s internationally-recognized executive, the Presidency Council and Government of National Accord, has nothing to offer and that he is a hostage to Tripoli’s armed militias.

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UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1,000

The UN Security Council called on Friday for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1,000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centre for migrants.

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Has Russia adjusted its Libya vision?

On June 16, Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the Government of National Accord, proposed a plan to resolve Libya’s current crisis. In a TV address, he called for holding a conference for Libyan parties in coordination with the United Nations mission in the country. The meeting would bring together all Libyan forces seeking a …

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Battle for Tripoli appears destined to grind on in Libya

Despite repeated diplomatic setbacks and heavy fighting among rival forces near Tripoli, UN envoy Ghassan Salame‬⁩ met over the weekend with Libyan National Army (LNA) commander Gen. Khalifa Hifter in al-Rajmeh in suburban Benghazi. The men discussed possible diplomatic solutions to the country’s crisis — but to no avail.

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