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Cyrenaica Society to launch initiative for the exchange of war prisoners

The Cyrenaica Society announced on Monday its intention to launch a comprehensive initiative for the exchange of prisoners between the opposing sides in Tripoli’s war, calling on all parties and institutions to contribute to the success of this initiative.

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Libya’s Al-Sarraj meets with eastern region’s elders delegation in Tunisia

The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj met Wednesday with a delegation of Libyan eastern region’s elders in Tunisia, where a rejection was voiced to the “cowardly offensive” in Tripoli by Khalifa Haftar’s forces.

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Can Libya’s tribes help solve crisis?

In September, Libya’s capital Tripoli was the scene of violent clashes between rival militias that killed 96 people and injured 306 others. The clashes pitted forces from the 7th Brigade against a coalition of armed brigades in Tripoli, which include the Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade and the Deterrent and Intervention Joint Force of …

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Libyan tribes: Part of the problem or a solution?

Tribes always have and still do play an important role in forming the Libyan scene, both politically and demographically. Association with tribes and close ties with them are still deeply rooted in this society and many Libyans are still proud of their tribal affiliations. They believe that the solution to …

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Presidential Council adviser defends appointment of Haftar henchman in Tripoli security position

An adviser of Chairman of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj has justified the appointment of Emad Trabelsi, a militia leader from Zintan loyal to warlord Khalifa Hjaftar, as chief of the General Security Service to Sirraj’s desire to involve all parties in protecting Tripoli and to wipe off excuses of …

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Arab European Center for Human Rights and International Law hails Misurata-Tawergha reconciliation

The Secretary-General of the Arab European Center for Human Rights and International Law (AECHRIL), Dr. Ramadan Benzeer has told Libyan Express that they were happy to see the cities of Tawergha and Misurata reconcile and bring an end to their dispute that lasted seven years.

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Hailing and Uncertain reactions as Libya’s Tawergha, Misrata sign reconciliation agreement

After seven years of dispute, Misrata and Tawergha signed an agreement of peaceful coexistence and reconciliation that allows displaced Tawerghans to return to their city, from which they were driven out in 2011.

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