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Boycotting and participating HoR members agree fight against IS is the top priority

Participating and boycotting members of the House of Representatives (HoR) have jointly given their full support to the UN-brokered dialogue process, saying that the threat from the Islamic State (IS) is far more important than their own divisions.

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Third round of Libyan dialogue ends in positive atmosphere

The Libyan political parties concluded the third round of their dialogue here late Thursday with a genuine desire to rise above their differences and reach a final solution to the crisis in Libya. The two­day meeting was co­chaired by the Special Representative of the UN Secretary­General for Libya and Head …

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IS spreads in Libya

In a series of dramatic political and security-related developments last week, the Islamic State (Daesh) affiliate in Libya announced that it had strengthened its hold on the city of Sirte after having gained control of the city airport. Just prior to this, the 166th Brigade, which had been in charge …

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ANALYSIS: Libya peace talks resume but can UN secure a deal?

The latest round of UN-sponsored Libya peace talks kicked off Wednesday, with the UN special envoy hoping to secure a last-ditch deal before the start of Ramadan.

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Libya: UN envoy meets political actors and activists on reaching final agreement to end crisis

The only option Libya has, “the only real alternative for the future,” is an agreement, Special Representative and head of the United Nations Support Mission in the country (UNSMIL), Bernardino León said at a meeting in Algeria with Libyan political leaders and activists today.

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Op-ed: Last chance saloon for Libyan peace talks as IS launch hearts and minds media campaign in Libya?

Speaking at a press conference in Brussels Thursday, UN SRSG Bernardino Leon said that all parties must understand that compromise is better than continuing the conflict in Libya.

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