Libya

UK Ambassador to Libya: HoR is the only legislative authority in Libya

  • 22 September 2016 - 17:12
UK Ambassador to Libya: HoR is the only legislative authority in Libya

The British Ambassador to Libya, Peter Millett, said Thursday that the House of Representatives (HoR) is the only legislative authority in Libya. "The Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) is very clear in separating the authorities and whose article 12 says the HoR is the (sole legislative...

Dignity Operation’s warplanes strike Derna, no casualties reported

  • 22 September 2016 - 17:10
Dignity Operation’s warplanes strike Derna, no casualties reported

The warplanes of the Khalifa Haftar-led Dignity Operation forces have carried out airstrikes on Thursday targeting the sports compound and the residential area known as Korean Buildings in Derna city. Sources from Derna Shura Council reported that Dignity Operation air force targeted...

Aqilah Saleh: High Council of State wants to carry out a coup on the legitimate HoR

  • 22 September 2016 - 10:35
Aqilah Saleh: High Council of State wants to carry out a coup on the legitimate HoR

The Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Aqilah Saleh, considered the statement, made by the Chairman and members of the High Council of State (HCS) on Wednesday, an attempt to carry out a coup on the sole legitimate authority in Libya - the HoR. "The HoR is the only legitimacy there...

Al-Makhzum: Foreign countries’ support for Dignity Operation’s battle is blatant intervention in Libya’s affairs

  • 22 September 2016 - 09:37
Al-Makhzum: Foreign countries’ support for Dignity Operation’s battle is blatant intervention in Libya’s affairs

The first deputy of the High Council of State (HCS) Saleh Al-Makhzum, said Wednesday that the sovereignty of the Libyan state must be respected and all formal cooperation and deals with between Libya and other countries must be through the Presidential Council of the UN-brokered Government of...

Coastal road linking Azzawiya and Tripoli reopens

  • 21 September 2016 - 17:56
Coastal road linking Azzawiya and Tripoli reopens

After being closed for hours, the coastal road that links Tripoli with Azzawiya was reopened in the area that extends from Al-Sumood checkpoint to Bridge 17 in Janzour district, eyewitnesses reported. The eyewitnesses added that the road is safe and secured and the movement of cars is...

High Council of State urges Presidential Council to swiftly announce new GNA cabinet

  • 21 September 2016 - 17:29
High Council of State urges Presidential Council to swiftly announce new GNA cabinet

In a presser on Wednesday, the High Council of State (HCS) called on the Presidential Council to immediately resume nominating new cabinet and to announce it after discussion with the HCS and the members of the pro-political-agreement Tobruck-based House of Representatives. The HCS also...

Coastal road linking Azzawiya and Tripoli reopens

  • 21 September 2016 - 15:02
Coastal road linking Azzawiya and Tripoli reopens

After being closed for hours, the coastal road that links Tripoli with Azzawiya was reopened in the area that extends from Al-Sumood checkpoint to Bridge 17 in Janzour district, eyewitnesses reported. The eyewitnesses added that the road is safe and secured and the movement of cars is very...

Libyan forces reveal IS marriage contracts where militants give weapons as dowry

  • 21 September 2016 - 12:06
Libyan forces reveal IS marriage contracts where militants give weapons as dowry

The media office of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous laid hands on marriage contracts of IS militants signed and stamped by the IS judge of civil registry in Sirte. The marriage contracts reveal that some IS terrorists married women from different African and Arab Maghreb nationalities. What is...

HoR Speaker slams at Martin Kobler, urges UN to replace him

  • 21 September 2016 - 09:20
HoR Speaker slams at Martin Kobler, urges UN to replace him

UN Special Envoy for Libya Martin Kobler is unable to do good for Libya and should be replaced if he does not change his approach, Aqilah Saleh,the Speaker of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives, told Sputnik on Tuesday. Saleh added that the House of Representatives is drafting a...

Dignity Operation helicopter crashes, five top officials killed

  • 21 September 2016 - 01:05
Dignity Operation helicopter crashes, five top officials killed

Local sources from Tobruk said five officials from Khalifa Haftar-led Dignity Operation were killed when a helicopter crashed near the city on Tuesday dawn, adding that two survived the deadly accident. The sources added that the killed officials were the Director of Dignity Operation...