Activists across the Arab world continue to fight for human and civil rights despite violence and intimidation.
The new interim government and future ministers are replacing Libya’s two rival administrations as part of a UN-backed transitional roadmap, which envisages holding elections in the war-torn country in December.
Talking to TRT World, experts say that Moscow has managed to position itself in the oil crescent region with the help of Russian-backed Wagner mercenaries.
At least 41 refugees and migrants have drowned with more than 70 others rescued by a commercial vessel that took them to Sicilian port town Porto Empedocle.
Fathi Bashagha didn’t suffer any injury during the attack in which, his convoy was targeted by gunmen, two of them have been arrested and the third one was killed, the Libyan interior ministry said.
The UN report says Prince deployed a force of foreign mercenaries and weapons to warlord Khalifa Haftar.
The removal of Anwar Gargash, who has long been the face of Emirati foreign policy, is part of a larger push to consolidate power within a tighter circle.
In western Libya, festive crowds gathered in public squares despite Covid-19 restrictions to watch anniversary fireworks and military parades, but the mood was more sombre in the east.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al Thani also discussed regional issues during a meeting in Doha.
The pro-Haftar politician, Aguila Saleh, has proposed a change in capital. However, critics see this as yet another obstacle towards peace.
France's push for a European army, greater autonomy from the US and its apologia for Russian expansionism raise questions about its commitment to NATO.
Libyans hope a new political transitional can unite the country and bring about a reconciliation process – but many hurdles remain.
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