This was the second such attempt by Fathi Bashagha loyalists to get hold of capital Tripoli since he was elected by the Libyan parliament in February as prime minister.
The vote is a blow to the UN-mediated peace talks between close to 75 political and tribal factions in the country, as well as the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections that are scheduled for December 24
The talks between the different groups seek to reach an agreement on a constitutional framework for the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections
In today’s episode we take a look at the decision by a Brazilian Supreme Court Judge annulling the criminal convictions against former president Lula da Silva, the start of the trial of former police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, the upcoming vote of confidence in Libya, the protests across Latin America and the Carribbean on International Women’s Day, and the possible reasons behind the explosion of the SpaceX SN10 Starship rocket
In its first united meeting since divisions in 2014, in Sirte, the Libyan House of Representative is expected to approve a 35 member unity government proposed by prime minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah
Representatives of Libyan groups are meeting in Geneva from February 1-5 to decide on a prime minister and a three-member presidency council from a list of 45 candidates
The government in the eastern part of Libya resigned after four days of protests against cash shortages, frequent power cuts and increasingly high fuel prices
The UAE-Israel deal is a violation of the Arab country’s commitments to not establish relationships with the Zionist entity till the concerns of the Palestinians are addressed
Eleven countries will be meeting in Berlin to broker a peace agreement between the Government of National Accord and the Libyan National Army.
The proxy war being waged in Libya for almost a decade has heated up with regional and international powers, including Turkey, competing for greater control over the region’s resources
The competition between Turkey and countries such as Egypt, Israel and Greece has added further complexity to the conflict in Libya.