New Libyan ambassador due in Paris by year's end
The new Libyan ambassador to Paris, Khaled Kagigi, will officially take up his post next week. He replaces Hamed Ahmed Elhouderi, who had been in office since 2018.
The nomination of Stephanie Williams as special adviser on Libya has for once brought pro- and anti-Haftar lobbyists into agreement. Both camps are against her return, laying the blame for the current political crisis on her.
The United Nations is seeking to take direct control of the disarmament of militias and the withdrawal of foreign forces away from the Libyan transitional government. Meanwhile the country's legislative and presidential elections scheduled for December 24 this year look more undermined than ever.
Mercenaires? American agents? The arrival of a group of Americans in Tripoli in a Libyan Airlines jet on February 2 provoked wild speculation. In fact, the delegation was from security consulting company Jones Group International (JGI), which is helping government
The advances made by General Khalifa Haftar's forces on the Tripoli front have made the Misrati faction in Fayez Sarraj's government of national accord (GNA) nervous. Misrati businessmen, politicians and military commanders have started to drop their allies in the