Libya’s internationally recognised prime minister has come under scrutiny for his reported role in attempting to normalise relations with Israel, analysts have said, with some calling for his dismissal.
The United States complained to the Israeli government this weekend about Foreign Minister Eli Cohen’s decision to publicly reveal a secret meeting with his Libyan counterpart, Axios reported on Monday, citing Israeli and US officials.
The spokesperson confirmed that the council had substantiated the involvement of the Government of National Unity, described as being on the verge of completing its term, in meetings with Israeli officials, with the intention of pursuing normalization.
Libyan outgoing Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh visited the Palestinian Embassy in Tripoli on Monday morning, according Hakomitna platform of Dbeibeh’s government.
The Presidential Council (PC) has demanded that Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah explain the meeting between his Foreign Minister Najla Al-Mangoush, and her counterpart in the Israeli occupying state.
Libyan foreign minister suspended over talks with Israeli counterpart, as protests against normalisation rock country
The leader of Libya’s government said Sunday that he had suspended his foreign minister after her Israeli counterpart announced he had held talks with her last week in Rome.
Former head of Libya’s High Council of State, Khalid al-Mishri, said the internationally recognized Government of National Unity (GNU) has “crossed all red lines” and must be brought down after reports of a meeting between Foreign Minister Najla al-Mangoush and her Israeli counterpart.
Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) launched air strikes against “foreign armed groups” near its border with Chad.
The leader of the Front for Change and Concord in Chad (FACT), Mahamat Mahdi Ali, accused the Government of National Unity (GNU) of allowing the Chadian army to bomb sites of their forces inside Libyan territory.
Under the supervision of the Tripoli-based Libyan Prime Minister, Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba, the Minister of Transport, Mohamed Al-Shahoubi, and the Chief of the General Staff of the (western-based) Libyan Army, Lieutenant General Mohamed Al-Haddad, signed an agreement to allocate an area of the Al-Khoms Naval Base, to Al-Khoms commercial port. …