The UN political chief warned Tuesday that failure to resolve Libya’s political crisis and hold delayed elections poses a growing threat in the country, pointing to violent clashes a few days ago that killed at least 42 people and injured 159 others according to Libyan authorities.
The ex-advisor of the UN Secretary General on Libya, Stephanie Williams, said the term of mandate of the House of Representatives (HoR) and High Council of State (HCS) ended a long time ago: the former over 8 years and the latter over 10 years, calling on them to assume responsibility …
The Speaker of Libya’s House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, and the Chairman of the High Council of State, Khaled Al-Mishri, arrived in Cairo yesterday for a meeting aimed at discussing the Libyan crisis, Italian news agency Nova reports.
Bent Bayya, a town in southern Libya, was declared a disaster area by the country’s parliament today, two weeks after a deadly fuel tanker explosion in the town.
Some 53 members of Libya’s House of Representatives have signed a statement accusing the British ambassador to the country of interfering in Libyan affairs after she spoke on television of her work with the rival Tripoli-based Government of National Unity (GNU).
Street protests, failed political talks, the rising cost of living, two rival administrations, international passiveness, and more. This has been Libya’s reality over the past few months.
The brother of the Presidential Council’s (PC) Head Mohamed Menfi has denied the accusations brought against him by Parliament Speaker Aqilah Saleh concerning his role in the attack on the House of Representatives (HoR) HQ in Tobruk.
Parliament Speaker Aqila Saleh has accused Muhamed Menfi, the Presidential Council’s Head, of having a role in the attack on the Parliament’s HQ in Tobruk last Friday.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agilah Saleh, has confirmed the HoR’s rejection of the nomination of former Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum as UN envoy to Libya.
A senior UN official for Libya on Saturday condemned the storming of the parliament’s headquarters by angry demonstrators as part of protests in several cities against the political class and deteriorating economic conditions.