Protesters in Houn town stormed Thursday into a building of Khalifa Haftar's forces to urge for the departure of Russian Wagner Group and Sudanese Janjaweed's mercenaries amid mounting attacks against the townspeople, a source has reported.
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has urged for an international monitoring mechanism of the Libya ceasefire, adding in a report to the Security Council that this mechanism could achieve consolidation of the truce in the country.
The Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) participants have agreed to form a 15-member advisory committee next week in order to end the impasse of selecting mechanism to elect new executive authority.
The Ghat Tourism Festival kicked off its 26th edition on Tuesday despite the coronavirus pandemic under the slogan (Creativity and Innovation is Born from the Suffering Womb).
"Festival organizers were determined to make sure the show will go on this year, and they made this edition a success," Salem Al-Tohamy, Chairman of the Supreme Committee of the International Ghat Festival, told The Libya Observer.
Potential voters for municipal elections in Hay, al-Andalus, Swani Ben Adam, Zliten, and Qasser Akkyar municipalities have until noon on Friday, Jan.1 to register to vote in the upcoming local government elections, the Central Committee for Municipal Council Elections (CCMCE) said on Facebook.
The committee said it would open candidacy for those wishing to become members of the Municipal Council for Souq al-Jumaa from Sunday, Jan. 1, 2021, to Thursday, 21 of the same month, confirming that the period for candidacy cannot be extended.
The Ambassadors of Germany, Italy, the United States, and the Charge d’Affaires of France and the United Kingdom, joined by UNSMIL, stressed to Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj the need for a strong and engaged Libyan leadership ahead of elections in December 2021.
This came during a joint phone call with al-Sarraj on Wednesday, according to the US Embassy.