A dynamic region amidst great change, the Maghreb (Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya) is also home to the conservative, literalist interpretation of Islam known as Salafism, which has emerged as a major social and political force. Join scholars Frederic Wehrey and Anouar Boukhars for the launch of their new …
The Council of Ministers agreed on Thursday to the memorandum of the legal adviser to the Presidential Council’s (PC) head, regarding the draft executive regulations of the Political Parties Act No. 29 of 2012.
Rogue General Khalifa Haftar has discussed plans to form an all-Berber “infantry brigade” to partake in his offensive to seize Tripoli, according to local media.
The Supreme Council of Amazigh in Libya denied on Tuesday that it had sent a delegation to visit Khalifa Haftar, in order to express support for what was said to be the “Libyan Arab Army”.
The Congress of Libya’s Tebu tribespeople has condemned in a statement the airstrikes of Khalifa Haftar’s forces on Um Al-Aranib on Thursday, killing a whole family – mother and her six children.
The Head of the Libyan High Council of State (HCS) Khalid Al-Mishri has told Arabi 21 website that Khalifa Haftar is being funded and supported, in his war on Tripoli, by four local parties, especially the Moammar Gaddafi regime figures and military officers.
UAE-linked “Aref Al-Nayed” proposed to form Libya’s post-war government to Trump administration officials
The US President Donald Trump administration officials have had multiple meetings with former Libyan UAE ambassador, Aref Al-Nayed, who is aligned with Khalifa Haftar, hinting that the American administration may be rethinking its Libya policy, according to Defense One website.
It appears that Libya’s Minister of Justice, Mohamed Lamloum, underestimated the public reaction to his statements before the International Criminal Court (ICC) last Tuesday. The ICC was hearing an appeal from the defence team of Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi’s who were disputing the case’s admissibility before the international court.
Libyan parties have rejected the trial of Saif al-Islam, son of late Muammar al-Gaddafi, at the International Criminal Court (ICC) after Libya’s representative at the court, Ahmed al-Jehani, agreed to bring him to The Hague.
The International Criminal Court completed on Tuesday hearing the defense of Saif al-Islam, son of the late Libyan leader Moammar al-Gaddafi, in his request for an appeal of charges against him.