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Libya Quartet supports "Limited Amendment" of Political Agreement

The European Union (EU), the African Union (AU), the League of Arab States (LAS), and the United Nations (UN) met in Brussels on 23rd May 2017 to assess developments in Libya since their last meeting in Cairo on 18th March 2017 and further coordinate their efforts to advance the political process and assist Libya in […]

Mogherini to host Meeting of Libya Quartet

EU High Representative Federica Mogherini will host a meeting of the European Union, the United Nations, the African Union and the League of Arab States (Libya Quartet) in Brussels on Tuesday 23 May 2017. This will be the second meeting of the Libya Quartet. It follows up on the meeting hosted by the League of […]

Libya: "Arms Embargo Must be Lifted to Fight IS"

The president of Libya’s internationally-recognized parliament, has said that the United Nations arms embargo on the country must be lifted to help prevent the advance of Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL) militants. Aqila Saleh told a meeting of leaders of Arab League member states: “I say to those who oppose or delay the arming of […]

Libyan Women Activists Discuss Constitution

Libyan women activists met with the Arab League Special Envoy for Libya, Nasser Al-Kidwa, and Ambassador Enas Mekkawi, director of women programs at the Arab League, during a visit to Arab League Headquarters in Cairo recently. The visit was organized by the Women's Empowerment Section of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) in […]

Meeting of Special Envoys for Libya

The Special Envoys for Libya (from the African Union, the Arab League, the European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States) met in Paris on 30 October with the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General (UNSRSG), Bernardino León (pictured). The Special Envoys expressed their full support for the […]

Egypt "should Consider Military Action in Libya"

Amr Moussa, Egypt's former foreign minister and former secretary-general of the Arab League, has said that Egypt should consider the possibility of a military response to the situation in Libya. He said in a statement: "The situation in Libya is a major concern for Egypt, Libya's neighbouring countries, and the Arab world at large. "Statelets, […]

Kuwaiti Group wins $930m from Libya

The largest private business in Kuwait has reportedly won $930-million in damages from Libya for former leader Muammar Gaddafi's cancelling of the construction of a vacation resort. M. A. Kharafi and Sons (MAK Group), owned by one of Kuwait's biggest merchant families, won the award in arbitration proceedings via the Arab League. The Kuwaiti group […]