The head of Libya’s UN-supported and internationally recognised government says that he wants to hand over power to a new administration in October amid talks on ending the country’s conflict.
Hundreds of young Libyans first flooded the streets of Benghazi and other eastern cities late, setting piles of tires ablaze, witnesses said, a spontaneous outburst of anger over the area’s crippling electricity shortages.
Moscow will pay each fighter $2,000 per month to join warlord Khalifa Haftar for 5 months, local sources say.
Solution to the country's crisis must be decided by the Libyans themselves under the auspices of the UN, Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita says, ahead of talks in Rabat city.
Turkey's President Erdogan and Libyan PM Al Sarraj hold talks in Istanbul to discuss developments in Libya, bilateral ties, and regional issues.
Internationally-recognised Prime Minister Fayez al Sarraj says he may declare a state of emergency to form a crisis government as protests break out in capital Tripoli against deteriorating living conditions and rampant corruption.
Ankara is providing Libya military training and support as part of a memorandum of understanding signed between the two nations on security and military cooperation, says Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar.
The two leaders have also addressed steps to enhance bilateral relations, especially in tourism, transport, energy, and economy, and the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The Government of National Accord (GNA) is “determined” to resume its offensive against warlord Haftar’s militias unless they withdrew from two strategic locations, port city of Sirte and home to an airbase Jufra, Turkish foreign minister says.
British mission in Libya said that the interruption of Libyan oil facilities has cost over $6 billion since January and damaged the oil sector’s infrastructure, adding the reports of mercenaries interfering could lead to further harm.
The UN chief also expressed his shock at the recent discovery of mass graves in territory recently recaptured from Haftar's militia.
A document obtained by TRT World appears to show the UAE lobbying for an American intervention in Libya, a move that turns its back on Turkey and the GNA
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