Communal fighting has continued in Sebha with locals saying ten civilians and eight combatants had died as violence continues between the Tebu and Awlad Suleiman tribes following a spike last month.
UN delegate to Libya and Al-Sirraj hail UNSMIL relocation to Tripoli
The Head of the UNSMIL, Ghassan Salame, and the Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj, met in Tripoli on Tuesday.
Head of Libya’s Presidential Council and Erdoğan discuss Libya’s crisis in Istanbul
The Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, reviewed Monday with the Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj, the latest about the Libyan political stalemate and the cooperation between the two countries in fields of mutual interest.
Russian official: Haftar asked Russia to build military base in east Libya
The Head of the Russian contact group on intra-Libyan settlement, Lev Dengov, has revealed that the commander of the self-proclaimed army in eastern Libya, Khalifa Haftar, asked Russia to build a military base in the country’s east, saying the Russian defense ministry has the details of the Libyan request.
Secretary-General of the Arab Maghreb Union urges Al-Sirraj to call for Tripoli-hosted summit
The Secretary-General of the Arab Maghreb Union, Taïeb Baccouche, met with the Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj, in Tripoli on Sunday.
Bukhamada still Special Forces chief but relocated to Derna
Wanis Bukhamada has been reassigned to Derna but not sacked as head of the Libyan National Army’s (LNA) Special Forces, sources close to him have revealed.
Al-Sirraj: It’s time Libya moves from revolution to statehood
On the 7th anniversary of the February 17 revolution, the Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj addressed the country saying all the sacrifices made during the revolution were aimed at building a democratic state, stressing that it is time Libya moves from a revolution to a state.
Can Cairo talks succeed in uniting Libya’s divided armed forces?
The Egyptian initiative to unite the Libyan military is almost complete after several meetings were held between Libyan military officials who split up following the outbreak of the revolution in February 2011 and the death of Moammar Gadhafi. The initiative aims at laying out the structure of the Libyan unified army. …
Timeline: How Libya’s Revolution Came Undone
An unusual protest erupted in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi on February 15, 2011. Enraged by the arrest of a human rights activist, protestors clashed with police and supporters of Libya’s longtime ruler, Moammar Gadhafi, who responded with brute force. Two days later, activists called for a “day of rage.”
Libyan Interior Minister Aref Al-Khouja sacked
The Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord has sacked the Interior Minister Aref Al-Khouja today.