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EU Declaration on UN-Facilitated Political Process in Libya

Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the support to the UN facilitated political process in Libya The European Union and its Member States are united in demanding that all Libyan parties commit to a permanent ceasefire and return to a UN facilitated political process. The European Union and […]

Could the Afghan model rescue Libya?

By Dr Mustafa Fetouri, for Middle East Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Finally, the United Nations’ special envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame announced the dates and venue for his long-awaited Libyan National Conference (LNC). It is now scheduled to […]

EU’s unwavering Support to end Libya Stalemate

EU Ambassadors express unwavering support to end current stalemate in Libya Ambassadors of the European Union and the Member States accredited to Libya travelled yesterday to Benghazi to meet the General Commander of the Libyan National Army Khalifa Haftar, and a Delegation of the House of Representatives led by the Head of the Foreign Affairs […]

UN to Hold Libya Conference in April

The United Nations is to hold a national conference in Libya next month in an attempt to resolve the political stalemate in the country. The full text of Ghassan Salame’s statement to the UNSC is shown below: Remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Libya, 20 March […]

UN Welcomes Serraj-Haftar Talks

The UN Secretary-General has welcomed the 27 February meeting in the United Arab Emirates, convened by his Special Representative for Libya, Ghassan Salamé, between the Prime Minister of Libya and President of the Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Faiez Serraj, and the Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar. […]

African Union calls for Peace Conference on Libya

By John Lee. The African Union (AU) has reportedly proposed an international conference on reconciliation in Libya in July, to try to resolve the conflict continuing conflict in the country. According to Al Jazeera, the AU also wants the United Nations and the Libyan government to take “all the necessary measures” for presidential and legislative elections in October […]

Libya: the Battle for Peace in a Failing State

From the Financial Times: As international attention intensifies on Libya amid longstanding concerns about the flow of migrants to Europe and the risk that Isis fighters being forced out of Syria will seek to exploit the chaos, the UN is leading a fresh drive to bring stability to the Opec member. It has set an […]

Libyan Factions Agree to December Elections

By John Lee. Libya’s four key leaders have pledged “to work constructively with the United Nations to hold credible and peaceful elections on 10th December and to respect the results of the elections.” At a summit in Paris on Tuesday hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron, they also agreed that by 16th September they would […]