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Egypt supports efforts to ensure Libya’s security, unity
Egypt ready to offer expertise in supporting, consolidating Libya peace
1Egypt’s FM Shoukry in Algeria for Libya’s neighbouring countries meeting
2Security Council approves technical rollover for mandate of UN mission in Libya
3Egypt, Libya review preparations for 11th session of Joint Higher Committee
4Arab League welcomes confidence-building steps in Libya
5Egypt, Libya discuss bilateral relations on sidelines of UN General Assembly
Libya’s parliament withdraws confidence from government
The Libyan parliament announced, on Tuesday, the withdrawal of confidence from the national unity government led by Abdel Hamid al-Dabaiba. This comes half a year after it assumed power and three months before the end of its duties and the holding of general elections in the country, in a step that may further complicate the …
Sami Hegazi
10 hours ago
Egypt, Libya discuss bilateral relations on sidelines of UN General Assembly
Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry met, on Monday, President of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Menfi, to discuss building on the momentum witnessed in bilateral relations between the two neighbours. The official spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Ahmed Hafez, said that the meeting dealt with the developments in the Libyan …
Sami Hegazi
September 21, 2021
Security Council approves technical rollover for mandate of UN mission in Libya
The Security Council on Wednesday adopted a resolution to approve a “technical rollover” for the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) to allow more time for negotiations on a longer-term mandate renewal. Resolution 2595, which was unanimously adopted by the 15-member council, decides to extend the mandate of UNSMIL till Sept. 30, …
September 15, 2021
Arab League welcomes confidence-building steps in Libya
The Arab League welcomed the release of eight Libyan detainees who were handed over to the Misurata Council of Elders, praising the efforts made in this regard as part of confidence-building measures that are required to be repeated during the coming period. The General Secretariat of the Arab League said in a statement on Tuesday, …
Sami Hegazi
September 8, 2021
Egypt, Libya review preparations for 11th session of Joint Higher Committee
Rania Al-Mashat, Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation, discussed with Mohamed Al-Hweij, Minister of Economy and Trade in the Government of National Unity in Libya, economic and technical cooperation between the two countries, in the presence of Salama Al-Ghwail, the Libyan Minister of State for Economic Affairs. It comes within the Ministerial Preparatory Committee’s efforts; co-chaired by Al-Mashat and Al-Hweij, to prepare for the 11th session of the Egyptian-Libyan …
Daily News Egypt
September 4, 2021
Egypt’s FM Shoukry in Algeria for Libya’s neighbouring countries meeting
Algeria called for urgent meeting for Libya’s neighbouring countries on 30-31 August
Sami Hegazi
August 30, 2021
IS suicide bomber attacks security checkpoint in southeast Libya
An Islamic State (IS) suicide bomber attacked on Sunday a security checkpoint belonging to the eastern-based army in the southeastern Libyan town Zalla, without causing any casualties.    “An IS suicide bomber attacked the Zalla checkpoint with a car bomb, causing no human casualties,” the spokesman of the eastern-based army, Ahmad al-Mismari, posted on his …
August 23, 2021
5+5 Joint Military Committee agrees on plan for withdrawal of mercenaries from Libya
This development is considered as an important step for implementing the ceasefire agreement, stabilising the country and unifying the military institutions.
Sami Hegazi
August 16, 2021
Egypt, Italy discuss developments in Libya, Tunisia
Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry received, on Wednesday, a phone call from his Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio, to discuss a number of regional issues, especially the developments in Libya and Tunisia. The Italian minister briefed Shoukry on the overall results of his recent visit to Libya and his meetings with various parties …
Sami Hegazi
August 5, 2021
Egypt, Russia discuss GERD crisis, prospects for settlement in Libya, Syria
Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, in a statement, that the two sides exchanged views on existing issues of developments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. These discussions focused on the prospects for a settlement in Libya and Syria.
Sami Hegazi
July 17, 2021
Holding Libyan elections on time almost impossible: Ambassador Ibrahim Grada
Outputs of Berlin II Conference celebrated language of consensus without real mechanisms, says Grada
Ahmed Mamdouh
June 29, 2021
Berlin II asserts importance of Libya’s December elections, ending foreign interference
The conference also called for the implementation of the road map aimed at ending the transitional phase and stabilising the country.
Sami Hegazi
June 23, 2021
Berlin II Conference calls for immediate withdrawal of foreign mercenaries from Libya
Conference will call on all actors to stop financing military capabilities or recruiting mercenaries
Sami Hegazi
June 22, 2021
Egypt’s Shoukry in Germany to participate in Berlin II Conference on Libya
Shoukry’s participation in the event comes at the invitation of the German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Secretary-General of the United Nations )UN) Antonio Guterres.
Daily News Egypt
June 22, 2021
90 Egyptian illegal migrants in Libya return home
Egyptians have been detained in Tripoli since last Friday
Sami Hegazi
June 21, 2021
Egypt, Libya discuss enhanced cooperation in ICT, postal services
The Libyan delegation was headed by Faisal Ahmed Qarqab, head of the Libyan Telecom Holding Company (LPTIC).
Mohamed Alaa El-Din
June 20, 2021
Egypt, Libya discuss preparations for December elections
Shoukry affirms Egypt’s support to Libya in its endeavours to start new phase of internal reconciliation
Sami Hegazi
June 19, 2021
Egypt condemns terrorist attack in Libyan city of Sabha
The attack resulted in the death of two Libyan officers, and the injury of four others. A security source in Sabha said that the attack was caused by a car bomb driven by a suicide bomber targeting a security gate in the city.
Sami Hegazi
June 8, 2021
Al-Sisi, Biden discuss Gaza ceasefire, Libya, GERD dispute
US President hailed Egypt’s role in ending “recent hostilities in Israel and Gaza”
Daily News Egypt
May 25, 2021
Egypt supports efforts to ensure Libya’s security, unity
Egyptian diplomat asserts importance of Africa’s role in ending Libyan crisis
Sami Hegazi
May 18, 2021
Egypt explores ways to support Libyan transitional phase
Both sides discuss providing resources, programmes for Libya, according to Government of National Unity’s requirements
Sami Hegazi
May 12, 2021
Egypt, Libya hold Joint Consulate Committee meeting in Cairo
Joint committee to discuss conditions of expats in both countries, judicial cooperation.
Sami Hegazi
May 4, 2021
Libya UN Envoy asserts implementation of ceasefire, LPDF roadmap
Libya, UN reiterate need to respect country’s sovereignty, and full implementation of ceasfire agreement
Daily News Egypt
April 29, 2021
Egypt, Libya discuss strengthening bilateral relations
Ahmed Hafez, Spokesperson for Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that the phone call touched on ways to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, as well as exchange views on the latest developments in Libya.
Sami Hegazi
April 24, 2021
Madbouly forms ministerial committee to return Egyptian labour to Libya
Egyptian-Libyan Higher Committee to resume operation after 12-year pause
Daily News Egypt
April 21, 2021
Prime Minister Madbouly affirms Egypt’s strong support for Libya reconciliation efforts
Egyptian Prime Minister visits Libyan capital, Tripoli, along with 11 ministers to discuss bilateral cooperation
Bassant Mohammed
April 20, 2021
Egypt’s PM heads to Libya for joint cooperation discussion
Mostafa Madbouly travelled to Libyan capital, Tripoli, along with delegation of 11 ministers
Daily News Egypt
April 20, 2021
Egypt, Arab League, UN discuss developments in Libya
Meeting are to exchange views, coordinate positions regarding power transition process that Libya is going through
Sami Hegazi
April 14, 2021
Egypt, Tunisia agree on Libya support, cooperation on African topics
‘Egypt’s national security is Tunisia’s national security, we will not accept compromise of Egyptian water security,’ says Tunisia’s President Qais Said
Sarah El-Sheikh
April 10, 2021
Egypt’s Al-Sisi, Macron discuss Libya, Ethiopia dam crises
French President lauds Egypt’s political weight in MENA region
Daily News Egypt
March 28, 2021

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