The media office of the parallel government of Fathi Bashagha has denied press reports that the eastern city of Bayda will be the headquarters of the government because of the difficulty to be in Tripoli.
The state of polarisation has returned in Libya after the Head of the Government of National Unity Abdulhamid Dbeibeh has refused to hand over power to the government appointed by the Tobruk-based House of Representatives headed by Fathi Bashagha. As a result, Bashagha has ordered institutions in the country not …
A long ceasefire has brought life back to Tripoli’s Algeria Square, its roundabout replanted with grass and customers lingering into the night at the Aurora Cafe, but Libya’s new crisis of two governments threatens to upend that peace.
The United Nations’ top official in conflict-scarred Libya offered Friday to mediate between political rivals in a renewed push for long-delayed elections, warning against “escalation” after a parallel government took office.
Military and security forces in the western region demanded that the Presidential Council dissolve the parliament in Tobruk, as the National Unity Government headed by Abdel Hamid Dbeibeh announced that it would continue its duties.
Libya’s parliament swore in a rival cabinet on Thursday in a bid to oust the unity government, a move that has raised fears of another major schism in the war-scarred country.
In the seventh go-around to form a unified Libyan government since the 2011 revolution, 92 House of Representatives members voted on Tuesday to grant confidence to the Cabinet of Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha.
The Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, told Thursday the UNSMIL in a letter explaining his plan for the upcoming period of Libya’s political process that his government will not leave until it holds parliamentary elections on June 30, 2022; no matter what the …
The Prime Minister-designate, Fathi Bashagha, said Russia’s attack is a clear violation of international law and the sovereignty of a democratic Ukraine, urging on Twitter for respect of state sovereignty and the decisions of its elected authorities.
The United Nations has voiced concern over reports that a vote in Libya’s parliament to install a new government, which risks triggering new fighting or a return to territorial division, “fell short of the expected standards”.