The former French president's trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling has been suspended pending health assessment of one of his co-defendants.
Participants at the talks in Tunisia "agreed that national elections should take place on 24 December 2021," acting UN envoy Stephanie Williams said.
The decision comes after High Council of State, UN Support Mission urged Fayez al Sarraj to postpone his decision.
UN's Libya envoy Stephanie Williams says the government and Haftar's militia have agreed on issues that “directly impact the lives and welfare of the Libyan people,” noting that the thorny work to cement a ceasefire will continue.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke at a virtual ministerial meeting co-hosted by the UN and Germany to discuss efforts to establish peace in Libya.
Abdullah Al Thani, the head of the government, which is not recognised internationally, submitted its resignation to the speaker of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh.
Controversial French Jewish intellectual Bernard-Henri Levy's trip to government-run Misrata city triggers uproar amid calls for investigation.
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.
Nine more bodies were discovered and exhumed at a site thought to contain more remains in the town of Tarhuna, GNA forces say with authorities suspecting the presence of other potential graves as well.
Documents published by the government show the illegal seizure of state land and property by the Military Investment Committee, a shady financial authority under warlord Khalifa Haftar.
Libya's UN-backed government says Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's threat of military intervention is "unacceptable" and "amounts to a declaration of war."
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el Sisi says advances by Libya's UN-recognised unity government to strategic city of Sirte could prompt an Egyptian military intervention, a warning Tripoli-based government denounces.
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