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Op-Ed: Libyan peace talks fail to reach agreement on unity government

Skhirat - The two rival Libyan governments failed to agree on a unity government as set out by UN special envoy to Libya, Bernardino Leon , after talks in Skhirat Morocco over the weekend.

Op-Ed: Rival Libyan governments resume peace talks in Morocco

Skhirat - Talks to form a unity government in Libya resumed in Skhirat Morocco resumed on Friday June 26. The UN special envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon, provided the two rival governments with the 4th draft of a unity government plan prior to the meeting.

Op-Ed: Libyan unity government talks to resume in Morocco

Tripoli - Earlier this month, members of the internationally-recognized House of Representatives(HoR) government based in Tobruk eastern Libya were split on whether they would even continue to participate in the peace talks.

Both Libyan governments object to EU plans to combat traffickers

Tripoli - The head of the internationally-recognized Libyan government's air force warned European countries that any ships entering the Tobruk government's territorial waters without permission will be targeted by air strikes.

Op-Ed: Tripoli-based government in Libya launches air attacks on Sirte

Surt - The Tripoli-based Libyan government has carried out air strikes on the city of Sirte, which is under Islamic State control. The strikes targeted a building where IS fighters had gathered, according to Tripoli officials.

Op-Ed: Rival militias drive out IS from last area held in Derna, Libya

Darnah - The Libyan news agency Lana reports dozens of Islamic State(IS) fighters were killed in battle with Shura Council of Derna Jihadists as they seek to drive IS from an eastern area of the city.

Op-Ed: Geneva peace talks on Yemen end without ceasefire agreement

Geneva - The Yemen peace talks in Geneva have broken down with foreign minister Riad Yassin of the government in exile telling Al Jazeera his delegation will leave negotiations and return to Saudi Arabia on Saturday.

Qaeda in North Africa denies US strike killed ex-chief

Tripoli - Al-Qaeda in North Africa has denied reports its former leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar was killed in a US air strike last week in Libya, in a statement posted online overnight.

Op-Ed: Rights group accuses Tobruk Libyan government of torture

Tobruk - Human Rights Watch(HRW) said the internationally-recognized Libyan government based in Tobruk, with its allied forces, was responsible for arbitrary detentions, torture and other ill treatment of prisoners.

Op-Ed: No sign of Libya unity government agreement before Ramadan

Tripoli - When Bernardino Leon, UN special envoy to Libya announced that he had presented a 4th draft of a peace agreement to rival Tripoli and Tobruk government representatives, he said he hoped that an agreement could be finalized before the start of Ramadan.

Op-Ed: Islamic State loses control of major urban base of Derna in Libya

Darnah - Clashes between the Shura Council of Derna Jihadists and the Islamic State(IS) began back on June 9, after Islamist leader Nasser Aker was killed by IS gunmen.

Libya jihadist group denies death of Qaeda-linked Belmokhtar

Tripoli - A Libyan jihadist group denied Tuesday that Al-Qaeda-linked militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar -- the man behind multiple deadly attacks with a history of coming back from the dead -- was killed in a US air strike.

Islamists continue clashes with Islamic State in Derna, Libya

Darnah - The Shura Council of Majlis Mujahideen continued to clash over the weekend with the Islamic State(IS), as they attempt to wrest control of the city from IS.

Algeria gas plant jihadist Belmokhtar 'killed in US strike'

Benghazi - Al-Qaeda-linked jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who allegedly masterminded the siege of an Algerian gas plant in which 38 hostages died, has been killed in a US air strike, Libya's internationally recognised government said.

Algerian jihadist Belmokhtar killed in US strike: Libya's recognised govt

Benghazi - Notorious Algerian jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar has been killed in a US airstrike in Libya, the strife-torn country's internationally recognised government said in a statement Sunday.

Op-Ed: Tobruk government rejects UN peace plan draft

Berlin - The internationally recognized government of Libya, the House of Representatives(HoR)based in Tobruk has decisively rejected the fourth draft peace plan presented by UN special envoy Bernardino Leon.

Op-Ed: Unrepresentative Tobruk delegates at Berlin Libya dialogue

Berlin - Bernardino Leon, the Special Envoy of the UN to Libya, who is facilitating dialogue between representatives of the two rival governments in Libya, said that the time had come to agree on a unity government.

Al-Qaeda-linked Islamists fight against Islamic State in Libya

Darnah - The Shura Council of Darna Mujahidin has declared holy war on the local Islamic State(IS) affiliate after one of their most senior leaders was killed by masked gunmen.

Op-Ed: UN peace talks in Berlin on Libya ignore reality

Berlin - The international community is putting pressure on representatives of the two rival governments in Libya to agree on a unity government. A meeting in Berlin is taking place today in Berlin with officials from world powers.

Op-Ed: UN hosts another round of Libyan peace talks in Morocco

Tripoli - The UN is hosting another round of peace talks to form a unity government as a political solution to the ongoing conflict of two rival governments in the country.
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