The US ambassador to Libya, Richard Norland, unveiled in an interview with the Turkish Anadolu Agency possible US initiatives related to oil fields in Libya currently blocked for political reasons as the global oil supply problems become more acute.
Norland said it is the worst time to block Libyan oil production, adding that Libyans could have benefited from the current high prices and global markets which need the oil.
The Libyan Public Prosecutor, Al-Siddiq Al-Sour, ordered Friday the detention of five men on charges of advocating for atheism within the Libyan society. The men were recently arrested by the Interior Security Agency.
Libya’s Foreign Minister, Najla Al-Mangoush, attended on Saturday the 20th edition of Economic Forum in Doha, Qatar. The forum’s slogan this year was “Switching to a New Era”, with a focus on geopolitical alliances, financial systems, economic development in defense, cyber security and food security, and climate change, in addition to other issues.
Al-Mangoush was a keynote speaker of a seminar called “War Economies” and was scheduled to meet a number of officials on the sidelines.
Victims for Human Rights has confirmed the death of a detainee at the Qirnada prison run by Khalifa Haftar's militias.
In a statement Friday, the organization said the deceased identified to be Ali Faraj Jibril Al-Dibani from the city if Derna had been held without charges.
Family members of the 37-year-old confirmed on social media his death in prison, while the reason for his loss was not disclosed.
Member of Parliament, Al-Sadiq Al-Kahili, has criticized the Parliament's Speaker Aqila Saleh for his move to select members of the joint constitutional committee, individually, without consultation with the HoR.
Following her assignment as Special Adviser of the UN Secretary-General on Libya, Stephani Williams requested the east-based Parliament (HoR) and the High Council of State in Tripoli to nominate six delegates each to form a joint committee dedicated to developing a consensual constitutional basis.