The Chief of the General Staff of the Libyan Army, Lieutenant-General Mohammed Al-Haddad, and his accompanying delegation, participated in the 14th meeting of the chiefs of staff of the armies of the European-Arab-Maghreb 5+5 Defense Initiative, which was held in Rabat, Morocco on last Thursday.
34 members of LPDF call for holding a new session
34 members of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) have called on the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, to hold new sessions of the Forum.
EU funds border control deal in Egypt with migration via Libya on rise
The European Union signed an agreement with Egypt on Sunday for the first phase of an 80 million-euro border management programme, a statement from the EU delegation in Cairo said, at a time when Egyptian migration to Europe has been rising.
UN urges Libya rivals to agree on road map for elections
The Security Council voted unanimously Friday to extend the UN political mission in Libya for a year and urged key institutions and parties in the divided north African country to agree on a road map to deliver presidential and parliamentary elections as soon as possible.
Libya’s 5+5 JMC to hold meeting with UN envoy in Sirte
A meeting of the 5+5 Libyan Joint Military Committee with U.N. Special Envoy to Libya Abdoulaye Bathily will be held tomorrow at the Ouagadougou Palace in Sirte, Italian news agency Nova reports, citing unnamed Libyan sources.
NGO accuses Libyan Coast Guard of threatening to shoot down plane
The German non-governmental organization Sea-Watch on Wednesday accused the Libyan coast guard of threatening to shoot down their monitoring plane that helps the group document the interception of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea.
Security Council to renew UNSMIL mandate
The UN Security Council will hold a briefing next Friday to renew the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), which expires on October 31, in accordance with resolution 2647, according to the United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs.
Libya, Turkey sign defence deals after maritime spat
Libya’s Tripoli-based prime minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah signed two deals with Turkey’s defence minister on Tuesday, building on a 2019 agreement that angered European nations.
40 NGOs protest against Italy-Libya memorandum in Rome tomorrow
Forty organizations have urged civil society to demonstrate against the Italy-Libya memorandum during a demonstration organized next Wednesday at 5.30 pm in Rome’s Esquilino square.
Libyan human rights body says UNSMIL is “selective” toward civil society groups
The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) said it was dismayed at what it called the exclusionary approach practiced against active civil society groups and institutions, including the NCHRL, by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).