UNSMIL boss has said that a Libyan municipalities’ council should play a key political role in the new Libya.
Leon: Talks on Libya making progress
The UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Libya Bernadino Leon Monday expressed his optimism that talks on the formation of a unity government in Libya could start soon if current talks in Morocco made progress.
Morocco talks take a break as Leon heads to Brussels to meet Libyan municipality representatives
The UN-brokered Libya dialogue negotiation taking place in Morocco have been paused temporarily with UN special Envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon flying to Brussels to chair a meeting of municipal representatives tomorrow, Monday, in a separate platform of the dialogue process.
Egyptian army fighting in Libya: military sources
Egyptian troops are fighting in Libya to support General Khalifa Haftar’s forces, according to military sources.
Air attack on Tripoli airport delays peace delegation
Warplanes from Libya’s UN-recognised government have attacked Tripoli’s only functioning commercial airport, temporarily stopping negotiators from travelling to Morocco for peace talks, officials have said.
France – the Saharan policeman
France has set up a military base in Niger, just south of the Libyan border, hoping to cut off trafficking and supply routes, on which militant groups like Islamic State rely to spread their influence around the region, as Thomas Fessy reports.
Rome Tripartite summit on Libya cancelled
A tripartite summit in Rome between the Italian, Egyptian and Algerian foreign ministers to discuss Libya has been cancelled.
2,000 Libyan policemen arrive in Cairo for training
Libyan Interior Minister Colonel Ahmed Barka has welcomed the arrival of 2,000 Libyan trainees at the Egyptian Police Academy in Cairo.
Libyan minister: Solution to crisis lies in supporting army
CAIRO — The internal situation has worsened in Libya, with armed militias taking control of the capital, Tripoli, and large parts of the country, while fighting has intensified between them and the Libyan army led by Gen. Khalifa Hifter. In light of this, Minister of Information and Culture Omar al-Qweri …
Libya: EU sources, faster European response to migration
BRUSSELS, MARCH 18 – ”We know the Commission will present an immigration strategy but we cannot wait until May, it’s necessary to accelerate”, high-ranking European sources said Wednesday.