Nouri Abu Sahmain, the head of the revived General National Congress, has protested to the UN that UNSMIL boss Bernardino Leon should not have met military leaders in Misrata last night because the general staff in Tripoli had not approved the encounter.
UN Libya envoy meets with armed groups in support of political agreement
As part of an overall United nations-supported effort on the security track of Libya’s national dialogue, the United Nations envoy for country has met in Misrata with representatives of armed groups, stressing the importance of local ceasefires and reconciliation agreements are welcome developments.
Libya harshly warns EU over Mediterranean operation
The air force commander of Libya’s internationally recognised government has warned European countries that any vessels entering Libyan waters without permission would be targeted by air strikes.
Emails to Hillary contradict French tale on Libya war
French spies secretly organized and funded the Libyan rebels who defeated Moammar Gadhafi, according to confidential emails to Hillary Clinton that were made public on June 22.
Tunisia-Libya relations remain tense following kidnapping
As Tunisia withdraws its diplomatic staff from Libya following the kidnapping of consular staff,relations between the two countries are growing increasingly tense.
Tunisia shuts Libya consulate over abductions
Tunisia said on Friday it was shutting its consulate in conflict-hit Libya as 10 staffers abducted by an armed militia in Tripoli returned home after a week in captivity.
EU to launch naval operation in Mediterranean
The EU is set to launch a naval mission on Monday against gangs smuggling migrants from Libya but it will be limited to intelligence-gathering for now because of a lack of U.N. authority or Libyan consent.
Tunisia consular workers kidnapped in Libya freed
All 10 Tunisian consular workers kidnapped in the Libyan capital by an armed militia have been freed after a week in captivity, the Tunisian foreign minister said on Friday.
Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace urges all parties to act responsibly to ensure an inclusive political agreement
Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace (LWPP), a leading Libyan women’s NGO, has expressed its firm conviction that the UN led Political Dialogue headed by Bernardino Leon, has reached an important stage towards achieving national consensus.
Three Tunisian consulate staff freed
Three of the ten members of the Tunisian consulate staff kidnapped in Tripoli five days ago are reported to have been freed.