The mayor of Tripoli central municipality was kidnapped on Wednesday and had been led to an unknown place, according to sources from the municipality.
Mohamed El-Sallak, the official spokesperson for Presidency Council (PC) head Faiez Serraj, was rather vague and evasive when asked about whether the airstrikes in the south of Libya by the Hafter-led Libyan National Army Air Force were conducted in cooperation with the PC.
London-based Al-Sharq Al-Awsat said the commander of the self-proclaimed army in eastern Libya, Khalifa Haftar, has rejected an offer from the Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj, to share power in Libya.
Libyan National Army (LNA) Mig-24 fighter jets carried out an airstrike in the south of the country targeting a checkpoint run by the Chadian opposition militia the Counceil de Comandament Militair Pour le Salut de la Répunlique (CCMSR) on Sunday in Tmassah village, 161 kms south-east of Sebha.
The head of Libya’s Justice and Construction Party, Mohammed Sowan, yesterday rejected remarks by the Arab League envoy to Libya, Salaheddine Jamali, on the current draft constitution.
Seven ambassadors have presented their credentials to the Presidential Council government in Tripoli in the presence of the Head of the PC, Fayez Al-Sirraj as well as the Foreign Minister Mohammed Sayala.
UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) held discussions with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tunis on a strategic plan to support economic and social sectors in Libya over the next two years, the mission said in a statement on Friday.
The Hafter-alligned Libyan National Army’s (LNA) Tarik Ben Zeyad brigade arrived at the Tamenhint airbase Friday morning with military logistics and armoured vehicles. LNA forces also arrived at Brak Al Shatti airbase as part of the LNA’s “Law enforcement” operation in reaction to the ongoing fighting in the south of …
Meetings for uniting the Libyan army in Cairo, Egypt, have been a failure, The New Arab reported military sources from Misrata as saying.
Photographs have been circulating in Libyan media of a sign on top of the entrance to one of the conference rooms at the Radisson Blue Mahary hotel in Tripoli. The sign says, the ‘‘House of Representatives – Tripoli Branch’’. It is apparently another attempt to establish a branch of the …