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.
After a decade-long catastrophic fighting, the country’s western and eastern forces take the path of reconciliation. But experts doubt it could end the civil war.
The new interim government and future ministers are replacing Libya’s two rival administrations as part of a UN-backed transitional roadmap, which envisages holding elections in the war-torn country in December.
Delegates from Libya’s opposing sides are attempting to select an interim prime minister and presidency council in a bid to reunite the troubled oil-rich country before an election in December.
Mlangeni spent 27 years in prison alongside Nelson Mandela, Dennis Goldberg, Walter Sisulu and other activists who were sentenced for planning to overthrow the apartheid government.
Documents published by the government show the illegal seizure of state land and property by the Military Investment Committee, a shady financial authority under warlord Khalifa Haftar.
Egypt is sounding the drums of war in Libya, but any military incursion faces daunting military and political obstacles.
Libya's UN-backed government says Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's threat of military intervention is "unacceptable" and "amounts to a declaration of war."
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el Sisi says advances by Libya's UN-recognised unity government to strategic city of Sirte could prompt an Egyptian military intervention, a warning Tripoli-based government denounces.
Cairo has been reduced to a mere observer in the Libyan conflict as Turkish drones in the service of the UN-recognised Tripoli government alter the battleground equation.
Local officials said the Russian fighters allied to the warlord Khalifa Haftar retreated with their heavy equipment from the capital to the airport of Bani Walid, a town some 150 km southeast of Tripoli.
Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar assumed that Ankara’s support of the UN-recognised Tripoli government would not stand in his way. That turned out to be a miscalculation.
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