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UN Welcomes Holding in Tangier of Consultative Meeting of Libyan House of Representatives

Tunis – The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) welcomed the holding in Morocco of a large consultative meeting of members of the Libyan House of Representatives, whose works began on Tuesday in Tangier. “UNSMIL is encouraged by the large consultative session of the House of Representatives in Tangier and is being hosted by […]

Re-opening of border between Tunisia and Libya as Tunisia is hit hard by a serious economic crisis

Closed in mid-March due to the pandemic, the border post between Tunisia and Libya again let vehicles and pedestrians pass through on Saturday. Flights between the two countries are due to resume this Sunday. This opening is a breath of fresh air for Tunisia hit hard by a serious economic crisis. From Tataouine to Medenine, […]

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Libya: Representatives in Tunis to find a political solution to the crisis

Seventy-five Libyan representatives chosen by the United Nations have been meeting since Monday 9 November in Tunis to find a political solution to the crisis in Libya. While the roadmap is accepted by all, the order of priorities differs. Should we first deal with the names or the form of the future political regime? This […]

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Libya poised to open Consulate General in Moroccan Sahara

Libya could become the second Arab nation after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to open a Consulate General in Laâyoune, capital of the Moroccan Sahara Morocco, Assabah daily reports, noting that the initiative is coming from both Libyan rival sides. Both the Government of National Accord (GNA), headquartered in Tripoli, and its rival administration in […]

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UN-brokered ceasefire agreement in Libya, a huge leap forward- Minister

The Moroccan diplomacy expressed its supports for the UN-brokered ceasefire agreement between the Libyan parties, noting that this represents a “huge leap forward.” The remarks were made by foreign minister Nasser Bourita who congratulated the Libyan parties on this breakthrough and urged the need for respecting the ceasefire agreement in order to pave the way […]

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Inter-Libyan Dialogue in Bouznika: A positive precedent strengthening trust between rivals

The two rounds of inter-Libyan dialogue, held in Bouznika between the delegations of the High Council of State and the Libyan House of Representatives, helped strengthen trust between the two rival institutions and constitute a “positive” precedent on which they can capitalize, as an approach to move towards a solution to the crisis in the […]

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Resumption of inter-Libyan dialogue in Bouznika, a further step towards political solution to Libyan crisis

The second round of inter-Libyan talks between delegations of the High Council of State and the House of Representatives opened Friday evening in Bouznika.   The meeting is a further step in the series of discussions between the two parties to give a new impetus to the efforts and initiatives aimed at finding a political […]

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Resumption of Inter-Libyan Dialogue in Bouznika: A Further Step Towards Political Solution to Libyan Crisis

The resumption of the inter-Libyan talks with a second round meeting, which opened Friday evening in Bouznika between the delegations of the High Council of State and the House of Representatives, is a further step in the series of discussions between the two parties to give new impetus to the efforts and initiatives aimed at […]

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Tunisia: the country strengthens its military cooperation with the US

Mark Esper was Wednesday, September 29 in Carthage as part of a tour of the Maghreb. Tunis welcomes the strengthening of already close ties with Washington while its American ally considers it since 2015 as a major non-NATO ally. This visit will have been an opportunity for new commitments. At the American Military Cemetery in […]

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Libya: GNA Government to resign by the end of October, PM Fayez el-Sarraj announces

Libyan Prime Minister Fayez el-Sarraj announced on Wednesday evening the upcoming resignation of the GNA government by the end of October at the latest and called on the dialogue committee to quickly appoint a new government. Meetings of this committee are due to take place in Geneva under the auspices of the UN, in October, […]

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