Posts Tagged ‘Presidential Council’

Social Media Reports: Armed groups in Libya’s Tripoli autonomously seize state institutions

  • 26 May 2018 - 02:54
Social Media Reports: Armed groups in Libya’s Tripoli autonomously seize state institutions

Social media pages and local Libyan social media activists have both similarly reported that the Halbous Brigade, Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade and Ghaniwa Brigade in Tripoli, which are under the Presidential Council control, have autonomously seized control of vital locations in the...

Libyan Presidential Council vows to support legitimate forces fighting “mercenaries” in the south

  • 28 February 2018 - 11:58
Libyan Presidential Council vows to support legitimate forces fighting “mercenaries” in the south

The Presidential Council in Libya on Tuesday said some unspecified measures had been taken to support army units to respond to repeated attacks by "groups of mercenaries". In a statement Tuesday, the presidential council hailed "the success of military units in repelling attacks on its...

Human Rights Solidarity slams Presidential Council military promotion as “reckless”

  • 25 February 2018 - 21:34
Human Rights Solidarity slams Presidential Council military promotion as “reckless”

Human Rights Solidarity in Libya (HRS) commented on the Presidential Council recent order to promote 51 military officers for their work in the "Libyan army" saying it illegitimate as it breaks away from Law 11 of 2012 and the Libyan Political Agreement as well as all the international...

Libyan Interior Minister Aref Al-Khouja sacked

  • 15 February 2018 - 20:47
Libyan Interior Minister Aref Al-Khouja sacked

The Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord has sacked the Interior Minister Aref Al-Khouja today. The Presidential Council issued a statement earlier on Thursday dismissing Al-Khouja from his post as Interior Minister and appointing his deputy Abdelsalam Mustafa Ashor as an...

CBL, LIA, Presidential Council agree on supporting NOC

  • 8 August 2017 - 14:52
CBL, LIA, Presidential Council agree on supporting NOC

The Presidential Council, the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) and the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) agreed Monday to provide support for the National Oil Corporation (NOC) to help boost the Libyan oil output. The state organizations also stressed for the need of tackling the economic challenges...

Presidential Council’s PFG foils attack on oil terminals by Haftar’s forces

  • 14 March 2017 - 14:24
Presidential Council’s PFG foils attack on oil terminals by Haftar’s forces

The Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) of the Presidential Council has foiled an attack carried out by the forces under the command of Khalifa Haftar, who leads Operation Dignity in eastern Libya. The attack, according to sources, was conducted on the Ras Lanuf oil terminal at the oil crescent...