The Presidency Council’s Presidential Guard, which was signed into being at the end of August, is to begin recruiting in earnest next week, its commander said today.
Terrorists launched a “double-tap” car bombing outside the Benghazi headquarters of Saiqa Special Forces this evening. The first explosion, heard around the city and described as “massive” was close by the entrance to the barracks. Rescuers were still at the scene when some 40 minutes later a second explosion …
Martin Kobler, the UN’s special envoy to Libya, has called on the “presidential guard” to provide security to the various bodies of government, including the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA).
The United Sates delegate to Libya, Jonathan Winer said the Presidential Guard of the Government of National Accord will make a radical change in the security of the capital.
The spokesperson of the Presidential Council (PC), Ashraf Tulty, had announced, in Tripoli on Sunday, that the coming days will witness the formation of the new security devices, including the Presidential Guards.
A group of civil society institutions have presented a new national charter to end the political chaos and the deadlock that have plunged the country into uncertainty for more than three years now.
Three years after the fall of Muammar Gadhafi and his regime, Libya is again on the brink of civil war. Various circumstances underlie this predicament—mistrust between regions, political power struggles, and sporadic and uncoordinated security and justice sector reforms. So that better understanding of the security needs of Libyan citizens …