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Russians unlikely to leave Libya, despite Ukraine war

Russia’s Wagner Group, a shadowy paramilitary organisation tied to the Kremlin, has played a significant role in Libya, supporting renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar’s self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) in the country’s civil war.

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UNSMIL Statement on the launch of the United Nations-facilitated Joint HOR/HCS Committee meeting in Cairo

Under the auspices of the United Nations, the Special Advisor to the Secretary-General (SASG) on Libya, Ms. Stephanie Williams, launched today in Cairo the consultations of the Joint Committee of the House of Representatives (HoR) and the High Council of State (HCS) to determine the constitutional basis for fair, credible, …

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Haftar requests US court to postpone his interrogation

The lawyer of Khalifa Haftar who is being sued in US courts for allegedly committing human rights abuses in Libya has requested to postpone his client’s interrogation sessions until May 9, due to his inability to undergo investigation, according to the head of the Libyan-American Coalition, Issam Omeish.

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Turkey discusses returning to complete suspended projects in Libya

Turkish Ambassador to Libya, Kenan Yilmaz, yesterday met with the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL), Weam Al-Abdali, and discussed the return of Turkish companies working in the energy field to complete suspended projects in Libya.

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EU confirms support for consensus between HoR and HCS to agree on election constitutional basis

The Head of European Union’s (EU) mission to Libya, Jose Sabadell, said the EU is committed to work with the House of Representatives (HoR) and UN Support Mission (UNSMIL) and rejects all solutions to violence as well as voices commitment to holding elections as soon as possible.

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US State Department has trained 350 Libyans on security of airports since 2018

The director of the Department of State’s Bureau of Counterterrorism (CT), Ayhan Avila, said that their program, Libya Aviation and Airport Security (AvSec), trained 350 Libyans in aviation security since its launch in 2018, including 37 women.

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Oil Minister rejects creating an international mechanism to manage Libyan oil revenues

Oil and Gas Minister, Mohammed Aoun, has rejected Western proposals about creating an international mechanism to manage Libyan oil revenues until the internal disputes between the Government of National Unity and the parallel government over power are resolved.

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