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HoR asks for postponement of UN-led Libya dialogue for one week
The House of Representatives (HoR) has asked that the next round of the UN-led Libyan dialogue scheduled for tomorrow in Morocco be postponed for a week.
Libya: Haftar to Renzi, we need weapons against ISIS
Libyan army chief, general Khalifa Haftar, asked Italian Premier Matteo Renzi in an interview with ANSA to ”convince the international community to lift an embargo on weapons and to help us fight for a Libya that is free from extremists”.
Libyans must reach deal or see destruction: UN
United Nations special envoy to Libya says Libyans have to choose between reaching a political agreement to end its current crisis, or witness the North African country’s destruction.
Algiers dialogue draws in political party leaders
Leaders of Libya’s political parties joined other major Libyan political figures met in Algiers today for the latest in the UN’s multi-layered dialogue efforts to find a solution to the crisis in the country.
UN delays approval of Libya military support
At least seven United Nations Security Council members, including Britain, France and the United States, delayed approval on Monday of a request by Libya to import weapons, tanks, jets and helicopters to take on Islamic State militants, diplomats said.
Arab League calls for united Arab military force
The Arab League has called for a pan-Arab army to fight the spread of militant groups. Invited Swedish diplomats, meanwhile, were not allowed to address the League. A single, unified military force drawing troops from each Arab nation is needed to battle the spread of the Islamic State group, Nabil …
Arms caches found in Tunisian-Libyan border town
The Tunisian authorities have uncovered two arms caches in the Ben Guerdane area near the border with Libya in less than a week, according to the Tunisian Ministry of Interior.
Austrian and Czech diplomats head to Tripoli for talks on kidnapped nationals
Austrian and Czech diplomats are heading to Libya to try and make contact with IS after it was accused of kidnapping some nine oil workers in the Ghani oil field on Friday.
Libya at ‘critical juncture’ as parties wrap up round of UN-supported political talks
Libyan stakeholders must seize the momentum generated by the on-going political dialogue and bring an end to the country’s instability and insecurity, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said today amid continuing fighting in the North African nation.