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Op-Ed: Libyan PM of unity government Serraj gives keynote speech on TV

Tripoli - In a pre-recorded TV address, Faiez Serraj, PM-designate of the UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA), gave a mainly upbeat talk about the progress of the GNA in Tripoli.

Tripoli-based GNC Salvation government claims it still exists

Tobruk - The former rival of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) and the UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA), the General National Congress (GNC), claims it is still alive and functioning.

Op-Ed: Eastern Libya authorities plan to export more oil illegally

Tobruk - The head of the breakaway National Oil Company (NOC) based in eastern Libya and recognized by the Tobruk-based House of Representatives, Nagi Elmagrabi, said more exports were expected in the future.

Op-Ed: UN envoy Kobler condemns attempt to illegally export oil

Tobruk - In a recent news release, Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the Secretary General, said he is deeply concerned by recent incursions of the Islamic State into the Libyan oil crescent region and attacks on oil fields.

Op-Ed: Libyan troops moving toward Sirte to attack Islamic State

Surt - The Libya Herald reports that two groups from the Libyan National Army (LNA) are moving towards the Islamic State (IS) stronghold of Sirte from both the southwest and the east.

Libyan State Council president asks for attacks on Islamic State

Tripoli - Abdulrahman Sewehli, president of the State Council, has asked the Presidency Council of the UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA) to send forces to liberate Sirte and other places controlled by the Islamic State.

Op-Ed: Middle-East Eye interviews Martin Kobler UN Libya envoy

Tripoli - In a wide-ranging interview with Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Martin Kobler, the Middle-East Eye discusses with him the many challenges he faces in trying to get the UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA) established.

Eastern Libyan government tries to illegally export oil

Tobruk - The Al-Thinni government of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) is planning to export 650,000 barrels of crude that were pumped from the Messia and Sarir oil fields at Hariga port in Tobruk.

Op-Ed: Libyan general Haftar receives trucks and ammunition

Tobruk - Authorities said to be loyal to General Khalifa Haftar, commander-in-chief of the Libyan National Army (LNA) have received a large shipment of vehicles, armored vehicles and ammunition according to security sources at Tobruk port.

Op-Ed: Former GNC headquarters taken over by State Council of the GNA

Tripoli - Abdulrahman Sewehli, president of the State Council of the UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA), has taken over control of the Rixos Hotel complex including the conference hall used by the General National Congress (GNC).

Op-Ed: Haftar attacks Derna but fails to defend oil port from IS attack

Tobruk - After the Islamic State retreated from the outskirts of Derna, warplanes of Khalifa Haftar's air force are still carrying out strikes on the city.

Op-Ed: UN's Kobler lauds work of Libyan Constitution Drafting Assembly

Bayda - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Martin Kobler has issued a press release welcoming the progress made on the latest draft constitution agreed upon in a meeting in Bayda on April 19.

Majority of HoR meet and release statement in support of GNA

Tobruk - The Libya Herald reports that a majority of the members of the HoR met in a hotel separately from the regular HoR meeting rooms. In a statement the group said it supports the UN-brokered Government of National Accord.

Op-Ed: Septuagenarian Libyan 'spoiler' manages to disrupt HoR votes

Tobruk - Locals talk of Faraj Al-Obaidi, in his seventies, as the unelected member of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives. He can roam at will in the parliament halls without any restrictions.

Islamic State cleared from outskirts of city of Derna

Darnah - Quite different accounts are emerging of recent fighting on the outskirts of Derna. According to the Libya Observer, fighters from the Shura Council drove the Islamic State fighters out of their base in the nearby Fatayah mountains.

Op-Ed: Second day in a row no vote by HoR on Libyan unity government

Tobruk - For the second day in a row the scheduled vote on the UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA) did not happen. Yesterday, no vote took place as the meeting was disrupted.

Op-Ed: No vote again on Government of National Accord in HoR

Tobruk - Events surrounding events in Tobruk today remain unclear but there is agreement that the House of Representatives (HoR) failed to vote confidence in the UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA) or amend the constitutional declaration of 2011.

Confidence vote on hold as Libya unity govt asserts authority

Tripoli - Libya's parliament postponed a vote of confidence expected to be held on a new UN-backed unity government even as it asserted its authority by assuming control of two ministries.

Libya unity govt asserts authority ahead of key vote

Tripoli - Libya's parliament was set Monday to hold a crucial confidence vote on a new UN-backed unity government which asserted its authority by assuming control of two ministries in the capital.

Op-Ed: Libyan Air Force chief criticizes GNA Defence Minister-designate

Tobruk - The chief of the Libyan Air Force, Saqir Al-Jroushi, claims that the Defence Minister-designate of the UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA) could be arrested after visiting foreigners in Tunisia without permission of his commander-in-chief.
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