Cairo is pressing to replace US Stephani Williams, who is acting as Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Libya, with an African figure, an informed Egyptian source told Al-Araby Al-Jadeed news site.
Frustrated at Williams' previous policies on the Libyan file, Cairo has reached out to several African countries of international weight, including South Africa, to lobby the international community to accept an African-nominated candidate for heading the UN mission in Libya, the source said.
The Brigade 444 of the Defence Ministry said Monday it has arrested a man it believes is involved in the killing and kidnapping of several victims that ended up in the mass graves in Tarhuna.
In a post on Facebook, the brigade disclosed that members of its forces arrested Fawzi Al-Jawadi, involved with the notorious Kaniyat militia (which is part of Khalif Haftar's forces) in cases of murder and kidnapping.
Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah says that Libyans are looking forward to holding elections, but the lack of laws and constitutional rules remains an issue that needs to be solved.
Dbeibah stressed during a meeting with several members of the Constitution Drafting Assembly the need to make the draft available to the public and suggested printing and distributing the document.
Parallel government Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha has called on the group blocking operations in oil fields to end their protest to allow the resumption of production and exports.
The PM-designate of the east-based Parliament met with the protesters at the Najm Al-Sata University in Brega on Sunday and vowed he would ensure that oil revenues are managed fairly.