The United Nations Envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler, in his visit to the city of Misrata, spoke with the Municipality Council and some members of the House of Representatives (HoR) about the recent situation in Libya.
Serraj and Ageela Saleh rivals to meet in Cairo on Saturday to discuss new cabinet
Faiez Serraj the head of Presidency Council (PC) has arrived in Cairo for a series of meeting the most important of which will be with the president of the House of Representatives, Ageela Saleh, for discussions over the proposed list of members of the new Government of National Accord (GNA).
Libya: David Cameron’s Iraq
Very few political reputations, not even Tony Blair’s, have fallen as far and as fast as David Cameron. It’s less than 18 months since Cameron pulled off a stunning general election victory against the odds. At that moment, the Tory leader appeared invincible.
Italy gives details of planned Libya military hospital
Italy is to build a 50-bed military field hospital to treat injured Libyan government forces in the conflict-wracked north of the country, ministers said Tuesday. “We are planning to deploy around 300 people, 65 doctors and nurses, 135 logistics staff and 100 for the protection of the hospital,” Defence Minister …
‘Fighting to die’: Fresh IS attacks delay liberation of Sirte
With Islamic State (IS) forces now carrying out attacks outside Sirte, the final offensive to liberate the town has been delayed while Libyan forces secure the surrounding desert area. “Daesh are becoming active again outside the town and have started targeting us on the road between Sirte and Misrata,” fighter …
UN Gender Equality talks about Libyan woman participation
The UN organization of Gender Equality convened in Tunisia, on Wednesday, to speak of the peace operation and human issues in Libya. The meeting discussed the equal participation between to two genders in the transitional period.
Navy spokesman: Operation Sophia is propaganda; Italy wants to have more time to continue stealing Libya’s resources and smuggling its fuel
The spokesman of the Libyan Navy, Brigadier Ayoub Qasim, has lashed out at EU’s Operation Sophia, saying it’s propaganda for political gains. In an interview with the Libya Observer on Sunday 21, Qasim has also accused the EU countries of taking part in stealing Libya’s marine resources.
EU and Libyan Coastguard Sign Memorandum to Train Libyan Coastguards and Navy
On Tuesday, the European Union signed a memorandum to train Libyan Coastguards. Abdallah Toumia, Commander of the Libyan Coastguard and Port Security, met with with Enrico Credendino, the EU’s Operation Sophia Commander, to sign the memorandum in Rome at the headquarters for Operation Sophia.
Libya begins air operation to cut off fleeing Islamic State militants
Air force units of Libya’s unity government launched an operation on Saturday to cut off potential escape routes for militants holed up in the coastal city of Sirte, loyalist forces said. The forces of the Government of National Accord (GNA), on their Facebook page, said the surveillance operation covered central …
Prague Set to Spend About $42,000 to Train Libyan Coast Guards
PRAGUE (Sputnik) — Prague plans to allocate one million Czech korunas (approximately $42,000 at the current exchange rates) to train Libya’s coast guards in order to tackle undocumented migration by sea, local media reported Saturday.