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Libyan political crisis Libyan parliament to replace transitional government after failure to hold presidential elections

The eastern based-parliament announced that candidates can start submitting their applications for the role of interim prime minister. The move came just over a month after the presidential elections scheduled for December 24 were postponed

UN mission in Libya UN pushes for definite timeline for Libyan elections amid uncertainty about its mission

The state of elections in Libya is unclear after yet another deadline expired this week. Meanwhile, the future of the UN special mission in Libya (UNSMIL) also hangs in the balance due to differences between the US and Russia

Libyan parliament postpones vote to fix new date for elections

The schedule for elections is highly uncertain with a parliamentary commission suggesting that the process be abandoned and a new constitution be framed instead. Electoral authorities had recommended that the elections be held on January 24

Libyan lawmakers Libya’s eastern parliament votes to withdraw confidence from interim government

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 

Libyan parliament discusses fate of the UN supported interim government

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

Formation of interim government in Libya revives hopes for peace

Though all warring factions have supported the elections of the interim government earlier this month there are certain uncertainties about its success including the continued presence of foreign troops in the country

UN calls for immediate withdrawal of all foreign troops from Libya

The UN hailed the progress made in the intra-Libyan dialogue in the last couple of months that has raised hopes of the end of war in the country. Libya has been in chaos since the NATO-led invasion which overthrew Muammar Gaddafi in 2011

Second round of UN-sponsored peace talks between Libyan factions kicks off

The talks, which are being held virtually, aim to identify criteria for selecting authorities to administer the country till the elections. In the first round of talks, it was decided that elections will be held in December 2021

Libyan warring factions agree to protect oil production facilities

The talks in Brega led to an agreement to create a joint force to protect the facilities. The political talks that were going in parallel did not lead to an agreement on a transitional government

Libyan factions agree to national elections Rival factions in Libya agree to hold elections

A preliminary agreement between rival factions in Libya lays out a roadmap for parliamentary and presidential elections in the country. The agreement comes after a ceasefire in October under UN mediation

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