Sirte parliament passes Bashagha’s budget amid growing Libya rift

Libya’s parliament on Wednesday unanimously approved the 2022 budget for the government of Fathi Bashagha, one of the two prime ministers in the country, risking a greater split in the war-torn country. The budget passed by the parliament in the coastal city of Sirte aims to finance the government of Bashagha, who has been unable … Read more

Libyan officials return to Cairo for UN-led talks for elections

The third round of talks for constitutional reforms for Libya’s elections summarized Sunday, as Libyan officials agreed in Cairo, Egypt amid tensions between two rival administrations in the war-torn country. The talks in Cairo come on the heels of clashes between rival administrations that caused residents of the Libyan capital Tripoli to panic and revived … Read more

Libya’s PM Dbeibah proposes holding polls at end of 2022

Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah suggested starting preparations for the elections in June and holding parliamentary polls at the end of 2022. “After the parliamentary elections are held and the new government is formed, I will not stay in office even for a minute,” said Dbeibah in a speech posted Wednesday on social media. … Read more