The Libyan parliament has approved a new law regulating the operations of the General Intelligence Service. The law was approved by the House of Representatives and referred to the head of the General Intelligence Service to put it into practice. The new law goes by the number 8 of 2023 …
Dbeibeh fires his military intelligence chief
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.
HoR to hold session ‘‘to complete’’ budget law, election law, electoral districts, and the position of head of Intelligence
According to a statement issued yesterday by Abdalla Belheeg, the Official Spokesperson of the House of Representatives (HoR), the HoR will hold a session next Monday (2 August).
US charges third Libyan man in 1988 Lockerbie bombing
The US Justice Department unsealed new charges against a third Libyan man in the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jet over Lockerbie, Scotland, that killed 270 people, including 190 Americans.
Chief of Libyan Intelligence dies of heart attack
The Libyan Presidential Council has mourned the Acting Chief of Intelligence Apparatus Major General Abdulkader Al-Tuhami, saying he died Saturday of a heart attack.
Head of the military intelligence service of Haftar’s forces kidnapped in Benghazi
Sources from the city of Al-Bayda east of Libya confirmed the kidnapping of the head of the military intelligence service of Haftar forces, Ramadan Albarasi, on July 30, from his home in Benghazi.
Lebanon issues arrest warrants for Gaddafi’ son and spy chief
Authorities in Lebanon, on Tuesday, issued arrest warrants in absentia for ten Libyan defendants in the case of the disappearance of Shia cleric Moussa Al-Sadr and his two companions Mohammed Yaacoub and Journalist Abbas Badr.
Libya: Protesters demand release of Gaddafi-era spy chief Senussi
Relatives and supporters of Libya‘s Gaddafi-era intelligence chief, jailed for his alleged role in a bloody crackdown during the country’s 2011 uprising, protested in Tripoli on Saturday to demand his release.
Interior Ministry orders personnel not to exceed security mandate
The Interior Minister Fathi Pashagha called on members of the General Security Service and the General Directorate of Central Security, not to intervene in the state agencies affairs that they have been entrusted to secure and guard.
New spy chief appointed in Libya
Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) appointed on Thursday Abdullah A-Dersi as the new intelligence chief, replacing Abdul Qader al-Tuhami, according to a statement released late Wednesday by the head of the government’s Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj.