Italian Foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni flew into Tripoli this morning to meet Presidency Council head Faiez Serraj at the Bu Sitta naval base.
Deputy House of Representatives (HoR) president Emhemed Shouaib has issued a statement today, a copy of which was received by Libya Herald, clarifying what was agreed upon at the recent Cairo meeting,
The UN has one overriding aim in Libya: to create a unity government or Government of National Accord (GNA) which can then ask for military aid to fight the Islamic State, and for help to deal with migration to Europe.
Prime minister-designate Faiez Serraj and most of the Presidency Council are reported today to be heading to Tripoli by boat in a last-ditch attempt to get to the Libyan capital.
Prime Minister Abdullah Thinni has said that he will not give way to the United Nations’ Government of National Accord unless it has been approved by the House of Representatives.
The president of the House of Representatives (HoR), Ageela Saleh, has again called on members to turn up and take the necessary political decisions to enable Libya to move forward.
In a move in support of the Tripoli-based General National Congress and the Khalifa Ghwell regime, Ghariyan’s council of elders and wisemen have announced their rejection of the Government of National Unity (GNA) led by Faiez Serraj.
The House of Representatives (HoR) has failed to meet in official session in Tobruk again today due to the lack of a quorum.
The Government of National Accord (GNA) and its Presidential Council has announced that its security arrangements are now complete and that it is now ready to move to the capital Tripoli to resume its work.
Sunday has been a busy and tense day in the capital Tripoli as locals woke up to the rumours and counter rumours that PM-designate Faiez Serraj and his GNA were again on their way to the capital. This followed on from the same rumours Friday and Saturday.
House of Representatives president Ageela Saleh has called on its members to turn up on Monday and Tuesday to debate the proposed Government of National Accord and the constitutional amendment.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is likely to meet Government of National Accord prime minister-designate Faiez Serraj during his two-day Tunis visit starting on Monday.
The Presidency Council must go to Tripoli and, as its top priority, start rebuilding the Libyan armed forces so that they can fight the so-called Islamic State (IS/) Special Envoy Martin Kobler has said.
The Tebu and Tuareg members of the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) who have boycotted its proceedings for the past seven months but are taking part in its informal meetings in Oman have demanded that their languages be made official in the constitution and that they each have three members in all
Support for the Government of National Accord (GNA) is strong and continuing to grow in Misrata, according to local officials, despite a rejection of it over the weekend by the city’s Council of Elders and Wise Men.
Efforts to end the boycott by Tebu and Tuareg members of the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) and address their concerns and those of all Libya’s minority communities headed the agenda at today’s meeting of the CDA which took place in the western Omani city of Salalah.
UNSMIL chief Martin Kobler has denounced yesterday’s murder of Derna civil society activist Abdul Basset Abu Al-Dahab as shocking and heinous.
A security deal has been worked out to allow the Government of National Accord to relocate from Tunis to Tripoli within a few days prime minister-designate Faiez Serraj said today.