Libya has chosen to overlook Italy’s proposed candidate to lead the European Union’s mission in the country, opting instead for a French diplomat, local Libyan media reports.
Many analysts doubt that Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah was truly unaware of plans for his foreign minister, Najla al-Mangoush, to meet her Israeli counterpart in Rome, and they instead believe she was thrown under the bus.
Sudan Tribune news website said a high-ranking military official in North Darfur state had revealed that the Sudanese army conducted a series of intense airstrikes targeting a military base belonging to the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) in North Darfur, located near the Libyan border.
The Public Prosecutor’s Office has formed a committee to investigate Foreign Minister Najla Manqoush’s meeting with her Israeli counterpart in Rome.
Last month’s meeting between the Libyan and Israeli foreign ministers may ultimately achieve little but provide public justification for renewed fighting between Tripoli’s armed groups and the weakening, perhaps critically, of Libya’s interim prime minister, Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, analysts have said.
Armed forces in the Libyan capital mobilised a massive security presence on Friday, apparently to prevent any further protests over the interim government’s meeting with Israel last week, Reuters reports.
This week has seen outrage in Tripoli following a meeting between Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush and her Israeli counterpart Eli Cohen, despite the countries sharing no diplomatic relations.
The Egyptian Minister of Labour, Hassan Shehata, has revealed new details regarding sending Egyptian workers to Libya, after the electronic link that established between the ministry and its Libyan counterpart during the previous period.
Israeli ties with Libyan political actors are not a secret, in fact they go back at least a decade. But the public and official disclosure by Israel’s foreign minister on Sunday that he had met his Libyan counterpart in Italy was the first of its kind, and has caused a …
The House of Representatives (HoR) called Monday – after an emergency session in Benghazi – on the Attorney General to investigate “Dbeibah government” on charges of “impersonation” and “the crime of communicating with the Zionist entity,” after the revelation of a meeting between the dismissed Minister of Foreign Affairs Najla …