In the shadows of the war in Ukraine the Biden-Harris administration has released what amounts to a policy – but less than a detailed strategy – paper aimed at interrupting “potential pathways to conflict” around the world to keep such conflicts and their consequences from reaching the United States’ borders.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned the attempt to overthrow the Government of National Unity by force, saying the events on Tuesday were an explicit threat to the national security and stability of the country and clearly indicates the other party’s rejection of dialogue and political solutions.
Libya’s fragile ceasefire almost fell apart on Tuesday, as clashes erupted in the capital Tripoli in response to yet another attempt by the prime minister of a rival government to install himself and his cabinet.
Damage from Janzour militia clashes will result in power cuts and delay in Tripoli West power station coming online this summer: GECOL
Damage caused by last Saturday’s militia clashes in Janzour (west Tripoli) will result in power cuts and a delay in the completion of the Tripoli West Fast Track power station this summer, the Chairman of the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) Wiam Abdali said today.
Fathi Bashagha, who was appointed prime minister by Libya’s east-based parliament in February, will base his government in Sirte from Wednesday, he said, after his attempts to take over the capital Tripoli triggered clashes.
Libya’s outgoing prime minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh fired on Tuesday his government’s military intelligence chief Osama Al-Juwaili, a government document obtained by The Libya Update shows.
The Government of National Unity (GNU) has condemned Fathi Bashagha’s move to take control of the capital Tripoli by force on Tuesday.
A Libyan militia fighter was killed in clashes in Tripoli on Tuesday as clashes broke out in the capital forcing the prime minister appointed by parliament, Fathi Bashagha, to leave the city.
Eastern parliament-appointed Fathi Bashagha withdraws from Tripoli after entrance led to clashes between rival militias
Fathi Bashagha, the eastern parliament-appointed prime minister, has left Libya’s capital hours after his attempt to enter Tripoli led to clashes between rival factions, his office said on Tuesday.
Militia clashes in the Janzour area of western Tripoli on Saturday led to damage to power lines and to the Tripoli West Fast Track power station, the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) and Janzour Municipality confirmed.