Khaled Mahmoud
Arab World The US delegation during the meeting of the Libyan commander-in-chief (US Embassy)

US Urges Libyans to Form a ‘Unified Army’

US Africa Command (AFRICOM) commander General Micheal Langley and the US Ambassador to Libya Richard Norland reiterated the call for the formation of a unified…

Khaled Mahmoud (Cairo)
Arab World Tripoli residents protest against Najla Mangoush’s meeting with Eli Cohen in Rome (AFP)

Libya: Unity Forces Block Anti-Normalization Protests in Tripoli

The interim Libyan Government of National Unity (GNU), headed by Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, prevented a group of protesters from the city of Zawiya from entering…

Khaled Mahmoud (Cairo)
Arab World Caption: FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2011 file photo, a Libyan oil worker, works at a refinery inside the Brega oil complex, in Brega, eastern Libya. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)

Eastern Libya Administration Threatens Oil Blockade

Authorities based in eastern Libya on Saturday threatened to blockade oil exports over the Tripoli government's use of energy revenue, accusing it of wasting…

Khaled Mahmoud (Cairo)
Arab World Dbeibeh meeting with the wounded Libyans in Italy (The Government of National Unity)

Lebanon’s Mikati Denies Discussing Issue of Hannibal Gaddafi with Dbeibeh

The Libyan interim Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid al-Dbeibeh, ignored an official denial issued by Lebanon’s caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati regarding a…

Khaled Mahmoud (Cairo)
Gulf The Saudi Foreign Ministry delegation in Tripoli. (Government of National Unity)

Saudi Arabia Mulling Reopening its Embassy in Libya

A Saudi delegation arrived in Libya to discuss the necessary arrangements for reopening the Kingdom’s embassy in Tripoli. The delegation was led by Minister…

Khaled Mahmoud (Tripoli)
Arab World Bathily reiterated the importance of the 6+6 committee’s role and responsibilities to produce the laws necessary to hold general and inclusive elections in Libya. Photo: UNSMIL’s Twitter Account

US Calls for Legal Framework for Libya’s Elections

The United States has renewed its call for an agreement on a legal framework for the delayed presidential and parliamentary elections in Libya. US…

Khaled Mahmoud (Cairo)
Arab World Djibouti FM to Asharq Al-Awsat: We Are Seeking Meeting with Representatives of Burhan, Hemedti

Djibouti FM to Asharq Al-Awsat: We Are Seeking Meeting with Representatives of Burhan, Hemedti

Djiboutian Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf revealed that the presidents of Djibouti, South Sudan, and Kenya are anticipating a cessation of hostilities…

Khaled Mahmoud (Cairo)
Arab World UN Stresses Bathily’s Efforts to Hold Elections in Libya

UN Stresses Bathily’s Efforts to Hold Elections in Libya

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya has said that head of the mission Abdoulaye Bathily has told the Security Council in a recent briefing that he was…

Khaled Mahmoud (Cairo)