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Inter-Libyan dialogue: Algeria seeks to bridge views between Libyan parties

Algeria is making efforts to bridge views between the Libyan parties and prepare the necessary conditions for an inclusive dialogue to reach a consensual political solution to the crisis that is shaking Libya, said Sunday in Algiers Minister for Maghreb and African Affairs Abdelkader Messahel. 

Libyan peace talks to resume

Libya’s warring factions are to resume the UN-brokered talks on Tuesday inside Libya, according to Libyan officials. Different parties are now arguing over where the meeting should take place, though only three cities are nominated, a member of the self-appointed parliament, the General National Congress (GNC), told Xinhua.

Libya Dawn and HoR look to rivals Ukraine and Russia for support

Rival Libyan political figures are involved in separate talks with Ukraine and Russia on arms supplies. Misrata’s Abdurrahman Sewehli, one of the leading opponents of the House of Representatives (HoR), has had talks in the Ukrainian capital Kiev with the Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pavlo Klimkin. At the same …

Libya talks gain urgency

If further evidence was needed to demonstrate the desperate situation in Libya, the attack by ISIS on a hotel in Tripoli last week was it. Ever since the ousting of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 the country has descended into chaos. Thousands are dead, towns have been wrecked and …

Tripoli Proposes Moscow to Train Libyan Army, Supply Modern Weaponry

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Libya wants its military personnel to be trained by Russian specialists and to receive modern Russian weaponry, Mohamed Abdelaziz, the special Ambassador of the Libyan parliament’s president said on Thursday. “We hope that this [military] cooperation will continue in two main areas — in the field of …

Libyan FM speaks out

In an interview with Al-Hayat in New York, following his participation in a UN Security Council meeting devoted to discussing the situation in Libya, Dairi said, “Political, legal, economic and social reconstruction in Libya cannot succeed without fighting terrorism,” because IS has “arrived at the heart of the capital, Tripoli, after …

Libya's Haftar confirms military support for Operation Dignity from Egypt and UAE

The African Union called on Friday for the international community to pay “greater attention” to resolving the crisis in Libya. Mohammed Ould Abdel Aziz, the Mauritanian president and head of the AU, told the body’s 24th summit that international co-ordination on the issue must continue “until the Libyan parties reach …

Libya’s Haftar confirms military support for Operation Dignity from Egypt and UAE

The African Union called on Friday for the international community to pay “greater attention” to resolving the crisis in Libya. Mohammed Ould Abdel Aziz, the Mauritanian president and head of the AU, told the body’s 24th summit that international co-ordination on the issue must continue “until the Libyan parties reach …