The Chief of the Defense and Security Backup Commission at the High Council of State (HCS) Belqasim Deberz, said the HCS rejects the meetings in Egypt between delegates of the Presidential Council headed by its chief of staff Abdelrahman Al-Taweel and those of Khalifa Haftar’s self-styled army headed by his …
A move yesterday by what have been labelled as ‘‘Zintani forces’’ led by Emad Trabilsi to take over control of the 27 km checkpoint on the main Tripoli-Zawia coastal road was branded as unlawful. The vehicles involved in checkpoint takeover were marked Special Operations Force.
The political situation in Libya has slowly reached one of apparent paralysis while the military situation is continually evolving with frequent clashes across the country. Given the lack of any progress, the whole approach undertaken by the international community has clearly failed and desperately needs a new strategy. Political negotiation …
Benghazi Commission -a working group set up to deal with the affairs of the displaced people of Benghazi- denounced the arrival of a number of unelected mayors of the eastern region in Tripoli to participate in the second meeting of Libyan municipalities.
Municipality leaders call for Judicial High Council to takeover running of country – if HoR and HSC fail to reach consensus within 30 days
In the final communique at the end of their two-day meeting in Tripoli, Municipality and Local Council leaders today called on the Judicial High Council of Libya to take over the running of the country – if the House of Representatives and the High State Council fail to reach agreement.
The spokesperson for the President of the Presidential Council, Faiez Serraj, said that the newly-formed Committee to deal with the crisis in the south of Libya under the direct auspices of Faiez Serraj, is continuing to pursue its actions and endeavours to achieve a cease fire in the region.
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi will run for president in the next Libyan election, a campaign spokesperson said in a news conference from Tunis on Monday.
More than 16,000 African migrants and refugees have been repatriated from camps in Libya under an emergency plan, the EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Tuesday.
Since 2014, many actors have tried to mediate a negotiated solution to the Libyan crisis but have failed. The nexus of this conflict is the split between eastern and western Libya, which was set in motion by the events of May 2014 when General Khalifa Haftar appointed himself the leader …
Libyan Defense Minister, Mihdi Al-Barghathi, has urged the deputy head of the Presidential Council Fathi Al-Mijibri to announce the outcome of the investigations into Brak Al-Shaati incident, which found him not guilty of any responsibility – he said.