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Elite Jockeying in Libya’s Transition

On February 14, Libya’s Supreme Court rejected a ruling by the Bayda court of appeals against the Constitutional Drafting Assembly’s (CDA) July 2017 vote to approve a draft constitution, which ended up stuck in legal limbo.

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Russia could supply Haftar with arms through newly opened trade air-line between Damascus and Benghazi

The Libyan east-based Minister of Economy, Munir Al-Aser, who is loyal to the House of Representatives and Khalifa Haftar met last Saturday with his Syrian counterpart Mohammed Samir Al-Khalil in Damascus, in a visit that comes first of its kind for a Libyan official to Syria after the Arab Spring.

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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.

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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. …

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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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Eastern Libya authority affirms Egypt military support

The parliamentary speaker of the Torbruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) in the east of Libya has affirmed that military strong man Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army will be launching an attack on Derna in coordination with Egyptian military forces.

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Supreme Court rules that its not within jurisdiction of Beida court to rule on constitutional affairs – clears way for HoR to legislate for a referendum

The Administrative Circuit of Libya Supreme Court in Tripoli ruled that it is not within the jurisdiction of the lower court in the eastern city of Beida to decide on matters relating to the affairs of the constitution.

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