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Libya’s Tripoli-based Presidential Council announces plan to end crisis Libya’s Tripoli-based Presidential Council announces plan to end crisis
Libya’s Tripoli-based Presidential Council on Tuesday announced a plan to extract the country from its latest political crisis and hold elections.“In response to the legitimate demands of the Libyan ...
North Africa 05 July ,2022
Libyan protest group: Rallies should go on until goals achieved Libyan protest group: Rallies should go on until goals achieved
Libyan protesters say they will keep demonstrating until all the ruling elites quit power after rallies in most main cities on Friday culminated in a crowd storming the parliament building and ...
North Africa 02 July ,2022
Talks begin at UN on breaking elections stalemate in war-torn Libya Talks begin at UN on breaking elections stalemate in war-torn Libya
The UN called for a “final and courageous effort” to break the deadlock over the rules for long-awaited elections in war-torn Libya, as talks between rival administrations began in Geneva.Parliament ...
North Africa 28 June ,2022
ICC says Libya militia suspect dead, drops case ICC says Libya militia suspect dead, drops case
The International Criminal Court on Wednesday confirmed the death of wanted war crimes suspect and Libyan militia leader Mahmoud al-Werfalli, saying it was dropping the case against him.The decision ...
North Africa 15 June ,2022
Libyan court passes Abu Slim jail massacre case to military tribunals Libyan court passes Abu Slim jail massacre case to military tribunals
A Libyan court said Wednesday it could not rule on the case of a notorious prison massacre under slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, arguing it should be heard by a military tribunal.In 1996, 1,269 ...
North Africa 15 June ,2022
Rival Libyan prime minister says he plans to be in Tripoli in days Rival Libyan prime minister says he plans to be in Tripoli in days
A rival Libyan prime minister says he plans to be in the country’s capital and seat his government there in a matter of days — even though a parallel administration opposing his is currently located ...
North Africa 10 March ,2022
Libya’s parliament approves new government as crisis escalates Libya’s parliament approves new government as crisis escalates
Libya’s parliament approved a new government on Tuesday despite the incumbent administration vowing not to cede power, pushing a fragile peace process to the brink of collapse and raising the risk of ...
North Africa 01 March ,2022
Libya’s Dbeibah promises legislative elections by end of June Libya’s Dbeibah promises legislative elections by end of June
Libya’s interim prime minister Abdelhamid Dbeibah reaffirmed Monday that he will only cede power to an elected government and announced a plan for legislative elections before the end of June, in the ...
North Africa 22 February ,2022
UN adviser tells Libya it must preserve calm, stability UN adviser tells Libya it must preserve calm, stability
The UN Secretary-General’s special adviser on Libya on Sunday called on both Libya’s interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid al-Dbeibah and his parliament-designated successor Fathi Bashagha to preserve ...
North Africa 13 February ,2022
Armed convoy moves into Tripoli to shore up interim PM Dbeibah Armed convoy moves into Tripoli to shore up interim PM Dbeibah
A convoy of fighters moved into Tripoli from the Libyan city of Misrata on Saturday to shore up the interim prime minister amid a push by the parliament to oust him in favor of its own ...
North Africa 12 February ,2022
UN chief calls on ‘all parties’ to ‘preserve stability’ in Libya UN chief calls on ‘all parties’ to ‘preserve stability’ in Libya
UN chief Antonio Guterres called Friday on “all parties to continue to preserve stability in Libya as a top priority,” after the country found itself with two competing prime ministers, raising the ...
North Africa 11 February ,2022
Libya’s PM Dbeibah promises new election law to solve political crisis Libya’s PM Dbeibah promises new election law to solve political crisis
Libyan Prime Minister Abdulhamid al-Dbeibah on Friday promised to draft a new election law to solve the political crisis in the North African country.A day after surviving an alleged assassination ...
North Africa 11 February ,2022
ISIS attack in Libya kills three security personnel: Interior ministry ISIS attack in Libya kills three security personnel: Interior ministry
Fighters linked to ISIS terrorist group have killed three Libyan security personnel in the country’s southwest, the interior ministry said Thursday.The attack on Wednesday, in the desert some 700 ...
North Africa 27 January ,2022
US, Russia at odds on extending UN Libya mission US, Russia at odds on extending UN Libya mission
Russia and the United States were deadlocked Thursday over extending the UN mission in Libya, which ends January 31, with Moscow demanding the secretary-general’s American special advisor on Libya be ...
North Africa 27 January ,2022
Libya candidates say presidential election delay is inevitable Libya candidates say presidential election delay is inevitable
A group of candidates in war-torn Libya’s presidential election said Monday that they expect the polls to be delayed, despite the lack of an official announcement to that effect.Scheduled for Friday, ...
North Africa 20 December ,2021
Armed groups deploy around key sites in Libya’s Tripoli Armed groups deploy around key sites in Libya’s Tripoli
Armed groups deployed in the streets of Libya’s capital Tripoli overnight into Thursday, in an apparent show of force following the sacking of a senior military official.“Armed groups under the ...
North Africa 16 December ,2021
Libyan central bank reunification process begins this month: Governor Libyan central bank reunification process begins this month: Governor
Libya’s two parallel central bank branches will formally begin the process of reunification this month, although progress will depend on the outcome of upcoming presidential elections, Tripoli’s ...
North Africa 13 December ,2021
Turkey rebuffs Macron call for Libya troop withdrawal Turkey rebuffs Macron call for Libya troop withdrawal
Turkey on Saturday rebuffed French President Emmanuel Macron’s call on foreign powers to remove their forces from Libya as part of efforts turn on a page on a decade of strife.The North African ...
Middle East 13 November ,2021
Libya PM Dbeibah draws crowd for mass wedding, protest against parliament Libya PM Dbeibah draws crowd for mass wedding, protest against parliament
Several thousand Libyans packed a Tripoli square late on Friday for a state-funded mass wedding celebration that also drew supporters of transitional Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah and protesters ...
North Africa 25 September ,2021
Libya’s Haftar says he is suspending military role, activities ahead of polls Libya’s Haftar says he is suspending military role, activities ahead of polls
Libya’s eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar said Wednesday he was suspending his military activities, a step which could lead to his candidacy in elections later this year.In a statement, Haftar said he ...
North Africa 22 September ,2021
UN divided over Libya mission mandate ahead of elections UN divided over Libya mission mandate ahead of elections
The dispute, voiced by the US and Russia, led the council to adopt an extension of the current mandate, which was due to expire on Wednesday, until Sept. 30 to try to resolve the differences.
North Africa 15 September ,2021
Libya has ‘best opportunity’ for peace in decade, US official says ahead of elections Libya has ‘best opportunity’ for peace in decade, US official says ahead of elections
War-torn Libya has its best chance for peace since the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi, a senior US diplomat said Wednesday, urging rival sides to work together ahead of December elections.“Libya now ...
North Africa 15 September ,2021
EU’s top diplomat says bloc ‘ready to do more’ to help in Libya elections EU’s top diplomat says bloc ‘ready to do more’ to help in Libya elections
The European Union is “ready to do more” to help Libya organize elections planned for December, the bloc’s chief diplomat Josep Borrell said Wednesday in Tripoli.But “there is no time to lose to ...
North Africa 08 September ,2021
Libya delegates fail to agree on basis for December polls Libya delegates fail to agree on basis for December polls
A day of UN-led talks between delegates from war-torn Libya failed to reach agreement on a constitutional framework to hold elections as planned in December, the United Nations said.The United Nations ...
North Africa 12 August ,2021
UN-backed Libya talks fail to reach consensus on elections UN-backed Libya talks fail to reach consensus on elections
UN-sponsored talks aimed at paving the way for elections in Libya in late December failed to find common ground, the deputy of the United Nations mission in Libya said on Friday night after weeklong ...
North Africa 03 July ,2021