One of Libya’s largest tribes has warned that the “Zionist project” seeks to drag the Egyptian military into a conflict in their country, reports Anadolu Agency.
The spokesman for the Libyan Foreign Ministry of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Mohammed Al-Giblawi said the statements of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi had been fueling conflict in Libya as he claimed to be proposing peace.
Pro-Haftar tribal elders and dignitaries met Thursday with the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi in Cairo in a meeting aimed at staging a military intervention by the Egyptian army in Libya to help raise the stakes of warlord Haftar in the Libyan conflict.
A leaked phone call broadcasted by February TV channel revealed the member of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) Issa al-Uraibi confessing that MP Seham Sergiwa, who was kidnapped a year ago from her house in Benghazi has been killed.
The former head of the General National Conference, Nuri Abu Sahmain has called upon all “patriots” to come together and reunite under one umbrella, meant to provide a truly national vision and a decent life for all Libyans.
The Libyan Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that it won’t allow mercenaries and criminal gangs to take advantage of oil fields and energy resources in Libya.
A tribal leader in Libya’s oil-producing region on Monday indicated tribes there were ending a blockade on output and exports, saying “we opened the oil”, and have handed authority to Haftar’s forces to negotiate a restart in production with the “international community.”
In an interview, Alison Pargeter discusses the calculations of Libya’s tribes and their impact on the struggle for power.
Members of the East Libya-based parliament on Monday rejected an attempted coup by the warlord Khalifa Haftar. This came in a statement issued by 11 prominent members of the Tobruk-based parliament in which they stressed support to a peace initiative proposed by its speaker Aguila Saleh.
Pro-Gaddafi Al-Jamahiriya TV issued a statement Wednesday accusing Khalifa Haftar and his forces of being linked to foreign agenda and described Haftar as a traitor and a foreign agent receiving his orders from overseas.