The UN-brokered Libya Dialogue met in the town of Mammamet in Tunisia to assess the progress of the Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA) and discuss changing parts of the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA).
Meeting in Cairo on Saturday representatives from all of Libya's neighbors including Libya itself plus Tunisia, Niger, Chad, Algeria, Sudan, and Egypt warned Libya's factions not to settle their differences through military force.
Two US Air Force B-2 Spirit stealth bombers carried out airstrikes on Islamic State camps approximately 28 miles southewest of Sirte. The US was involved in air strikes in the Sirte offensive starting August 22 last year.
According to an article in Al Jazeera, Italian State TV RAI reported commander of the Libyan National Army(LNA) Khalifa Haftar signed an agreement that would allow Russia to build two naval bases near Tobruk, and Benghazi.
An article by Arnaud Delalande in War Is Boring reports that Intelligence Online (IOL), which covers most world intelligence services, claims that pilots flying from Al-Khadim air base in Libya work for Erik Prince former head of Blackwater.
Another weird development is taking place on the Libyan political scene. Members of the House of Representatives (HoR) who support the UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA) and Libya Political Agreement (LPA) set up a branch in Tripoli.
Misrata Military Council together with the Union of Revolutionaries in the city demanded that the UN-brokered Government of National Accord make its position clear on the situation in Benghazi and Khalifa Haftar whom they call a war criminal.
Chadian Prime Minister Albert Padacke has closed its long 2,000 kilometer northern border with neighbouring Libya. The move is designed to prevent an influx of militant fighters including Islamic State(IS) fighters fleeing conflict in Libya.
After several days at sea the migrants spotted land, thinking it was Italy. Several drowned trying to swim ashore. But when the survivors reached dry land they found they were still in Libya.
Fouad Rashid, Mayor of Al-Jufra claims a warplane of eastern commander Field Marshal Haftar's air force struck the Tagrift Martyrs Brigade that was part of the Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos groups who mounted the offensive freeing Sirte from the Islamic State.
The Third Force of Misrata loyal to the UN-supported Government of National Accord(GNA) reports it has maintained control of the Gwirat Al-Maal checkpoint that is on the main road north from the southern city of Sebha.
In spite of pledging support to the UN-brokered Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), Russia and other countries such as Egypt and the UAE are supporting the rival House of Representatives (HOR) and Khalifa Haftar commander of its armed forces.
Air strikes were carried out by forces loyal to Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar associated with the eastern-based House of Representatives (HoR) government a rival to the UN-supported Government of National Accord(GNA) based in the west in Tripoli.
A recent article in MiddleEastEye suggests that Khalifa Haftar, the commander of the forces of the House of Representatives (HoR) government, and his supporters have recently gained momentum on the ground and also increased their international support.