Libya and Iran yesterday discussed arrangements for Tehran’s embassy in Tripoli to resume operations after it was closed 12 years ago.
Libyan FM presents to Human Rights Council GNU efforts to end impunity
The Libyan Foreign Minister, Najla Al-Mangoush, briefed the United Nations Human Rights Council on the Government of National Unity’s (GNU) efforts to undermine impunity and preserve the rights of victims, stressing that Libya asked the Council to send a fact-finding mission to document violations, and is awaiting the final report.
Libya Rejects Egypt’s Unilateral Demarcation of Maritime Borders
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi instructed his government to demarcate the country’s western maritime borders last week, unilaterally naming coordinates for the disputed borders.
Athens-Tripoli row: Why is Greece so angry with Libya?
On 17, November, a plane carrying Greece’s Foreign Minister, Nikos Dendias, landed in Mitiga International Airport, in Tripoli, but the visitor refused to disembark once he was told that his counterpart, Najla Al-Mangoush, was waiting to welcome him. Instead, he decided to leave Tripoli and head for Benghazi, Eastern Libya. …
Libya recalls its Ambassador to Greece over Foreign Minister Dendias’s Tripoli visit spat
A diplomatic spat erupted between Libya and Greece yesterday after Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias refused to get off his plane at Tripoli’s Mitiga airport. The diplomatic incident led to Libya recalling its ambassador to Greece and summoning the Greek Charge d’Affaires in Tripoli to make a formal protest to …
Libya decries behavior of Greek FM after “he refused to get off his plane in Tripoli”
The Foreign Ministry has deplored the Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias’s action, who refused to get off his plane after landing at the Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli Thursday morning.
Former FM Siyala taken into custody
The Public Prosecutor has ordered former foreign minister Mohamed Siyala to be taken into custody pending investigations in a case involving the improper exercise of public service during his term of office that led to the squandering of over 4.5 million US dollars.
Libyan FM, UN envoy stress the need to limit foreign intervention in domestic affairs
The UN envoy and Head of UNSMIL, Abdoulaye Bathily, met on Wednesday in Tripoli with the Libyan Foreign Minister, Najla Al-Mangoush, and stressed the need to reduce foreign interventions in Libyan affairs, signaling out those that obstruct peace and stability efforts, which in turn pushes to reach elections as soon …
Turkey-Libya preliminary energy deal prompts push back from Greece and Egypt
Libya’s Tripoli government signed a preliminary deal on energy exploration on Monday, prompting Greece and Egypt to say they would oppose any activity in disputed areas of the eastern Mediterranean.
Egypt exits Arab League meeting, opposing Libyan minister
Egypt’s foreign minister withdrew Tuesday from an Arab League session chaired by the chief diplomat of one of Libya’s two rival governments. The move was an apparent protest against her representing Libya at the pan-Arab summit. Egypt supports her administration’s rival.