The Greek foreign minister has refused to disembark from a plane that had landed at Libya's Tripoli and left without an explanation, cancelling his meetings with Libyan authorities.
The latest fighting between the two rival forces from Tripoli has shown how shifting alliances, a prominent pattern in the civil war, has marked the North African country’s conflict.
A group of protesters said it would occupy city streets and squares until all the ruling political bodies "announce their resignation in public".
Libyan legislative leaders have quit talks in Geneva on a constitution and elections without reaching a deal, pausing diplomacy to resolve a standoff that has imperilled a two-year peace process.
UN special adviser on Libya Stephanie Williams urged Libyan officials to convene within 10 days to bridge the gaps between the two sides.
Libya’s political deadlock and recent crises have been neglected by the world following what is happening in Ukraine. This is what is currently taking place in the war torn nation.
This is how key actors in Libya are positioning themselves amid fears of further political fragmentation, partition and a new war.
Dozens of MPs called Libyans to take the streets after a parliamentary committee postponed the vote and suggested January 24 as a new date.
Libya’s warring sides might be moving towards a political settlement through upcoming elections but risks for a military conflict remain.
The country’s elections and transitional justice process will fail without holding Khalifa Haftar and his supporters accountable.
Known as Haftar’s henchman, Aguila Saleh, a prominent figure of Libya's parallel regime in the east, has been refusing to approve the UN-backed government's budget four months ahead of elections.
Regional experts say warlord Khalifa Haftar is making desperate attempts to prolong his existence in the country but the ground is slipping under his feet.
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