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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.

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EU to step up support for Libya coastguard on migrant patrols

The European Union wants to rapidly expand training of the Libyan coastguard to stem migrant flows to Italy and reduce deaths at sea, an EU naval mission said on Thursday, signalling a renewed push to support a force struggling to patrol its own coasts.

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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.”

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