An oil field in southwest Libya has closed down, officials said on Sunday, becoming the third oil facility in the chaotic country to shut within a week.
Interview with Mohamed El-Ghirani, Foreign Minister of the “Government of the National Salvation”
Mohamed El-Ghirani is the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the “Government of the National Salvation” appointed by the rump GNC. A teacher of Islamic studies, he was Libyan Ambassador in Jordan until this summer. He explains his views on Libyan issues. In an interview that took place 4 November in Tripoli …
Situation in Libya – Statement by the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Spain, and the United Kingdom
The following is a joint statement on Libya by the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
US moves to end ‘proxy conflict’ in Libya
Secular leader Haftar may be targeted with sanctions for his role in the conflict
UNSMIL Studying Supreme Court Ruling, Emphasises Urgent Need for Political Consensus
06 November 2014 – The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) takes note of the Supreme Court’s ruling, and will be studying it closely. In this regard, UNSMIL is consulting closely with Libyan stakeholders across the political spectrum, and with international partners.
NCHRL alleges human rights violations in Misrata prisons
The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) has alleged that there are persistent human rights violations in Misrata prisons and has called on Libyan authorities to put a stop to them.
The Supreme Court Decision That's Ripping Libya Apart
Today, Libya’s Supreme Court has declared the country’s internationally recognized and democratically elected House of Representatives illegal and unconstitutional. Boycotting Islamist and Misratan members of the House of Representative and Islamist members of the former legislature (the General National Congress, or GNC), lodged the legal challenge against the new legislature …
Statement of the General National Congress regarding a Supreme Court ruling on the unconstitutionality of the House of Representatives
The General National Congress said in an official statement today that it accepts a Supreme Court’s ruling about the unconstitutionality of the House of Representatives .
BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court rules HoR illegal
The Supreme Court has issued an unexpected judgement in the dispute over the constitutionality of the House of Representatives. It has decided that proceedings of the General National Congress’ so-called February Committee, which created the GNC’s replacement, the House of Representatives, were unconstitutional. Therefore this summer’s election and the representatives chosen to form the new …
Nearly 400 killed in 3 weeks of Libya fighting
TRIPOLI, LIBYA — Fighting between forces loyal to Libya’s elected government and a loose alliance of Islamist and regional militias has killed nearly 400 people across the country in the past three weeks, a medical official and a militia commander said on Wednesday.