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Egyptian airstrikes kill terrorist leader in Libya’s Derna

A local source from al-Hereish hospital in Libya’s Derna has confirmed the death of the leader of the Shura Council of Mujahedeen in Derna abu Mus’ab al-Shaaria, known as al-Amir, in airstrikes launched by Egypt in the city over the past few days, Afrigate News reported.

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Libya Quartet insists all legitimacy, including HoR’s, stems from Skhirat agreement but says limited amendments permissible

At its second meeting, held today in Brussels, the Libya Quartet – the UN, African Union (AU), Arab League and the EU – agreed that there could be “a limited set of amendments” to the Libya Political Agreement (LA). These should be facilitated by UNSMIL but Libya-led.

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GNA Foreign Minister names Haftar army chief, receives wave of criticism

Libya’s foreign minister, Mohammed Sayala, has named Khalifa Haftar, the controversial chief of the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA), as the head of the country’s army – provided that he recognises the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) as the only authority.

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EU to cooperate with Libya on rebuilding state institutions, report says

Together with its Mediterranean and European partners, Malta stands ready to engage in doing whatever it takes, in consultation and cooperation with Libyan authorities, to help re-build the fundamental components of the Libyan State, minister for home affairs and national security Carmelo Abela told an inter-parliamentary conference on the EU’s …

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