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Parliament Announces Alliance with Haftar

Reuters reports that Libya’s elected parliament, the House of Representatives, has declared a formal alliance with renegade former general Khalifa Haftar (pictured), whose his ‘Operation Dignity’ forces last week launched a new offensive against Islamist militias in Benghazi. The Tobruk-based, internationally-recognised parliament has now endorsed Haftar’s militia, giving him an official role. Parliament spokesman Farraj […]

New Cabinet Sworn In

Libya’s House of Representatives (HoR) has held a swearing-in ceremony for its new 10-member cabinet on Sunday. According to a report from ABC News, the country’s internationally recognized parliament also called for international aid in its battle against the Islamist-allied militias that now control Tripoli. (Source: ABC News)

Libyan Parties to Hold Dialogue on 29th

Over the past two weeks, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Libya, Bernardino Leon (pictured), held consultations with a number of Libyan actors from across the country including parliamentarians, political leaders and various civil society personalities. These discussions confirmed that there is a general consensus that the only solution to the current crisis in […]

Leon Visits Tobruk to Back Parliament

UN special envoy Bernardino Leon visited Tobruk on Monday in a show of support for Libya’s elected parliament, the House of Representatives. The move comes as a rival assembly was set up by armed groups that took control of Tripoli last month. The House was elected in June and its previous name, the General National […]