Fezzan is fed up with being neglected economically and socially while rival politicians to its north jockey for power. This was the message of a group from the region who today decided, after a two-day Tunis meeting, to set up a new organisation to defend Fezzan’s interests and exert pressure …
Libya Quartet insists all legitimacy, including HoR’s, stems from Skhirat agreement but says limited amendments permissible
At its second meeting, held today in Brussels, the Libya Quartet – the UN, African Union (AU), Arab League and the EU – agreed that there could be “a limited set of amendments” to the Libya Political Agreement (LA). These should be facilitated by UNSMIL but Libya-led.
Given how Dr Shennib’s opening statement called for a new level of thinking, it may have surprised some when he raised a timely and contentious issue, Libya’s path to a viable constitution, and posited what might be considered revisionist thinking by some: a return to the Constitution of 1963.
Though accompanied by curiously little fanfare, the Obama administration’s most significant victory against the Islamic State (ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) came not in Iraq or Syria, but in Libya. After eight months of fighting, the coastal city of Sirte was ‘liberated’ in December 2016, by a coalition of forces allied to …
National Commission for Human Rights in Libyan (NCHRL) expressed Sunday its grave concern toward the constitution draft (concord draft) that was devised last April as it includes no guarantees for human rights in Libya.
The accord committee at the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) has devised a new draft for the Libyan long-awaited constitution and has given it the name “A proposal for a concord draft for Libya’s constitution,” with 195 articles.
Administrative Control Authority cautions Foreign Ministry for extending diplomatic postings beyond four-year legal limit
Libya’s Administrative Control Authority (ACA) has today cautioned the Serraj-GNA Foreign Ministry for extending diplomatic postings abroad beyond the legally permitted four-year period. The ACA is the state oversight body for state employees.
The High National Elections Commission (HNEC) announced, on Sunday, that it is ready to implement any electoral process, either presidential or parliamentary election. It confirmed that it would take the entire legal responsibility.
The media advisor of the Speaker of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) Fathi Al-Maryami told the pro-Al-Thanni-chaired government Libyan News Agency that Aqilah Saleh informed the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) of his desire to hold parliamentary and presidential elections before February 2018.
A television journalist was grabbed in front of his Tripoli home today while his helpless wife looked on. The abductors told him that they wanted him for “investigations”.