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).
‘Libyan leaders love to court external actors, but blame them for mostly Libyan failures,’ says UN advisor
Stephanie Williams left her position on the last day of July, eight months after being appointed as the UN Secretary General’s Special Advisor on Libya. In her final statement in the role she said that her top priority was to “listen to the millions of Libyans who registered to vote” …
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 High Council of State (HCS) said its members discussed on Wednesday, in a session chaired by Khalid Al-Mishri, the outcomes of constitutional track that was held with the House of Representatives (HoR) under the auspices of the United Nations, saying voting will be next Monday on the draft constitutional …
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.
Protests have broken out across Libya in recent days; the House of Representatives in the eastern city of Tobruk was set on fire and hundreds of protesters in the capital, Tripoli, have been descending on the city centre to denounce armed militias and increasing prices of basic goods.
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.
UN Advisor on Libya, Stephanie Williams, said the last Friday protests in the country were similar to August 2020 protests when Libyans spoke against the outage of electricity and poor services, adding that Libyans are disappointed not only by power cuts, but also by the delayed elections and the hike …
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.