El ISIS controla más de 200 kilómetros de costa mediterránea alrededor del municipio de Sirte
Khalifa Hafter, appointed by the House of Representatives as commander-in-chief of the armed forces has thrown down a gauntlet to the international community just 48 hours after 21 states supporte
The head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, has questioned the way the West was trying to export its model of democracy to Libya saying that it had not respected the country’s political ways of
UNSMIL has relocated to Libya, its chief Martin Kobler announced at a press conference at the Presidency Council’s current Tripoli location in the Bu Sitta naval base.
Tomorrow may finally be decision-time for the House of Representatives. A simple three-item agenda has been issued.
Even though it must await the approval of the HoR, the Presidency Council is starting the takeover of ministries.
UNSMIL’s return to Tripoli as of today presents a challenge to the organisation. Its original compound in Janzour, to the west of the capital is seen as too far away from Mitiga airport in the east.
The Tripoli home of former General National Congress (GNC) member Juma Sayeh was attacked and largely destroyed today. The house, next to the Swiss embassy in Ben Ashour, was blown up.
The British, French and Spanish ambassadors to Libya today travelled from Tunis to Tripoli for talks with members of the Presidency Council.
The president of the House of Representatives (HoR), Ageela Salah, has instructed the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) to continue dealing with the Interim Government of Prime Minister Abdullah Thinni based in Beida.
UNSMIL chief Martin Kobler has said he hopes that ministers from other governments will follow the example of Italy’s foreign affairs chief Paolo Gentiloni and visit Tripoli.
A week after several dozen members of the now largely defunct General National Congress (GNC) controversially met in Tripoli, voted in favour of the Libyan Political Agreement, dissolved the GNC and then reinvented themselves as the State Council envisaged by the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA), another group of former GNC members have met in Benghazi with a view to setting up a their own separate State Council.
State employees are to receive their salaries for March, the Presidency Council has decreed.
The State Council is said to have ordered all Libyan institutions to stop dealing with the General National Congress. The Eye of Libya website, which is close to the Muslim Brotherhood, carried the claim this afternoon.