The European Union (EU) is supposed to have a common regional policy, particularly in relation to its immediate neighbourhood, which includes the entire North African region. Such a policy is assumed to represent the bloc’s response, as a whole, to regional issues, including that of security. And the bloc does …
The UN Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya has concluded its fifth investigative mission to the country, an extended field visit to Tripoli which took place from 20 October to 21 November, the mission announced in a statement released via Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
High-profile European politicians, including the EU’s former foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Italy’s current and former interior ministers and the current and former prime ministers of Malta, have been named as the subjects of a criminal complaint at the international criminal court alleging they conspired with Libya’s coastguard to illegally …
Libyan Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, discussed with Tunisian President, Kais Saied, on Wednesday political, economic and security files in a meeting between the two sides at the Carthage Palace as the former visite Tunisia at the head of a ministerial delegation, Government of National Unity has reported.
On 18 November, the Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) published a report entitled ‘The EU, NATO and the Libya Crisis: Scaling Ambitions Down’ by Stefano Marcuzzi (Senior Analyst at Libya-Analysis).
On 17, November, a plane carrying Greece’s Foreign Minister, Nikos Dendias, landed in Mitiga International Airport, in Tripoli, but the visitor refused to disembark once he was told that his counterpart, Najla Al-Mangoush, was waiting to welcome him. Instead, he decided to leave Tripoli and head for Benghazi, Eastern Libya. …
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell has said the situation in Libya is discouraging in light of no indication of any possible agreement on elections any time soon.
Libya’s House of Representatives announced on Tuesday that it rejects the reopening of the case of 1988 Lockerbie bombing, and threatened to put on trial on charges of “higher treason” any Libyan who helps in reviving the case.
Cross-border cooperation conference between Libya and the Sahel countries to combat organized crime and human trafficking will be held in Tunisia on November 22-23.
Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Antonio Tajani, said that it is possible to provide Italian police patrol boats to the Libyan Coast Guard to help them stop smugglers.