Monday , 19 April 2021
Home / page 90

Blog Archives

Libya’s High Council of State suspends participation in Geneva talks

The Libyan High Council of State (HCS) has unanimously agreed on suspending participation of its delegation in Geneva-based UN-led political track until some factors are clarified. In a session attended by 86 members on Saturday, the HCS said the factors include seeing development achieved in the military dialogue, commitment to …

Read More »

Libya’s Interior Minister: We don’t mind setting up US base in Libya to undermine Russian influence

The Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha has expressed no rejection to setting up a United Sates’ (US) base in Libya to fight terrorism, organized crime and to limit the foreign intervention in his country.

Read More »

Yet another Security Council resolution, but there’s no change in Libya

On 12 February, the UN Security Council adopted its long-awaited resolution 2510 on Libya endorsing the recommendations made by the Berlin Conference last month. International and regional powers met in the German capital and committed themselves to stricter policing of the arms embargo imposed on war-ravaged Libya since February 2011, …

Read More »

Haftar to be sued in a US court for torture and killings in Libya

Two Libyan families whose members were extrajudicially killed and tortured by the forces of Khalifa Haftar, who is waging a rebellion against the UN-recognized government Tripoli, took legal action against the warlord in U.S. courts Tuesday. 

Read More »

Erdogan pledges to support GNA to extend its control over the whole of Libya

The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterated his country’s stance towards Libya, stressing that Ankara would continue to support the Government of National Accord (GNA) until it extended its control over the entire country.

Read More »

UN tries to salvage Libya talks after government announces pullout

The United Nations sought to salvage talks over a ceasefire for Libya on Wednesday, after the government based in Tripoli announced overnight that it was pulling out after a single day, to protest against the shelling of the port in the capital, reported Reuters.

Read More »

The European Union’s arms embargo plan will fail, Libyan Foreign Ministry says

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of National Accord (GNA) has announced that the proposed plan of action by the European Union banning the flow of arms to Libya will not succeed in its current form, particularly at the land and air borders in the eastern region.

Read More »

Tripoli government suspends Libya talks after Haftar’s forces attack capital’s port

Libya’s internationally recognised government on Tuesday suspended talks hosted by the United Nations to halt warfare over the capital after eastern forces shelled Tripoli’s port, killing three people and almost hitting a highly explosive gas tanker.

Read More »