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Libya: Press Roundup, Key Documents on the Sarraj-Haftar Meeting in Paris

On July 25, two of the most important figures in Libyan politics – Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the United Nations-backed Government of National Accord, and Khalifa Haftar, head of the Libyan National Army – met in Paris and agreed on … Continue reading ?

Libya's UN-backed PM calls for vote on constitution

Libya's UN-backed prime minister Fayez al-Sarraj called on Monday for a referendum on a draft constitution approved over the weekend following years of wrangling in the war-torn country. Libya had no constitution throughout the four-decade dictatorship of Moamer Kadhafi, who was overthrown and killed in a NATO-backed 2011 uprising. Show More Summary

Libya unity govt denies accord for Italy ships to deploy

Libya's UN-backed unity government chief has denied that an agreement has been struck with Rome to deploy Italian vessels in Libyan waters to combat human trafficking. Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj "denies having asked Italy to send naval vessels into Libya's territorial waters... Show More Summary

Five Reasons to Doubt Libyan Truce Will Hold

Khalifa Haftar and Fayez al-Sarraj agree to stop fighting, but it's not hard to imagine how their deal might unravel.

Key challenges in putting an end to Libya's chaos

France is hosting a rare meeting on Tuesday between Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and military strongman Khalifa Haftar who backs a rival administration in the east. The French government hopes the meeting will help...Show More Summary

The rival Libyan leaders holding Paris talks

Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and military strongman rival Khalifa Haftar are set to meet near Paris on Tuesday for talks aimed at easing tensions in their violence-wracked country. It is their first encounter since a rare meeting in Abu Dhabi in May. Show More Summary

Rival Libyan leaders in France to seek way out of chaos

Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj holds French-brokered talks Tuesday with Khalifa Haftar, the rival military commander who controls the east, to try to end the chaos in the conflict-ridden country. French President Emmanuel...Show More Summary

France raises hopes of deal between Libyan rival factions

Draft document says Elysée hopes Libyan PM and eastern commander will agree to truce and to work towards elections The office of the French president has said it hopes Libya’s prime minister, Fayez al-Sarraj, and the divided country’s eastern commander, Khalifa Haftar, will agree on Tuesday to a conditional ceasefire and to work towards elections. Show More Summary

Macron to host Libya's rival leaders' meeting near Paris

Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj will hold talks near Paris on Tuesday with Khalifa Haftar, the powerful military commander based in the country's east, the French presidency said.

Libya rivals say will calm tensions after UAE meeting

Fayez al-Sarraj and Khalifa Haftar issue statements calling for end to crisis but offer no details about political deal.

Libya's rival factions appear to reach outline agreement

Apparent breakthrough comes at UAE meeting between leader of UN-backed government, Fayez al-Sarraj, and rival Khalifa Haftar Talks between leaders of the two largest rival factions in Libya appear to have reached an outline agreement...Show More Summary

Libya PM in rare meeting with rival strongman

7 months agoNews : The Newsroom

The head of Libya's UN-backed unity government on Tuesday held a rare meeting with a military strongman who supports a rival authority in the violence-wracked country, official media said. Fayez al-Sarraj and Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar...Show More Summary

Fayez al-Sarraj meets Khalifa Haftar in UAE for talks

Head of Tripoli-based government and rival general meet in Abu Dhabi for direct discussions.

Fayez al-Sarraj not hurt after convoy comes under fire

Convoy carrying Fayez al-Sarraj along with two other officials comes under fire in Tripoli without causing injuries.

Russia says expects Libyan PM Sarraj to visit Moscow this month

10 months agoNews : Reuters: World News

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday it expected the head of the U.N.-backed Libyan government, Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, to visit Moscow this month.

Shutting Libya-Italy migrant route 'within reach': EU's Tusk

Shutting the migrant smuggling route from Libya to Europe is "within our reach", EU chief Donald Tusk said Thursday, arguing that doing so would be in both sides' interest. Flanked by Libya's UN-backed leader Fayez al-Sarraj in Brussels,...Show More Summary

Libya crisis talks held in London with economy 'near collapse'

Prime minister Fayez al-Sarraj to meet John Kerry and Boris Johnson against background of civil war and economic ruin Britain is hosting crisis talks with Libya’s leaders in London on Monday in an attempt to ward off the collapse of the country’s war-torn economy. Show More Summary

UN-backed Libya government 'to move to Tripoli in days'

PM Fayez al-Sarraj says new security plan will allow unity government to move to Libyan capital from Tunis.

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