Tunisia Welcomes Haftar, Seeks to Revive Comprehensive Solution Initiative

AlMunji alSaidani Tunis – The Commander of the Libyan Army, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, arrived on Monday in Tunis upon the invitation of President Beji Caid Essebsi, within a Tunisian attempt to revive its initiative of a comprehensive solution to the Libyan crisis. Haftar’s first official visit to Tunisia follows his participation in the meeting […]

French foreign minister in Libya to push peace deal

France’s Foreign Minister Jean Yves Le Drian was in Libya on Monday to meet rival political leaders and offer support for a deal aimed at stabilising the strife-torn North African country. Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Seraj and the divided nation’s eastern commander Khalifa Haftar signed an agreement in Paris in July committing them to a […]

MEND backs out of peace talks

MEND accused the Niger Delta leaders of hypocrisy, adding that they were silent under the “wasted” years of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan. Dimeji Akinloye The Federal Government’s peace talks with the Niger Deltastakeholders has suffered a major setback. The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has backed out of the process meant to resolve […]

Boris Johnson throws weight behind Libya peace process

British foreign secretary makes trip to Tripoli to give personal support to peace process involving Fayez Aal-Serraj and Khalifa Haftar Patrick Wintour, Diplomatic editor The British foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, flew to Tripoli on Thursday to give his personal support for the fledgling peace process in Libya by meeting the Libyan prime minister, Fayez al-Serraj. […]

Militants blow up another pipeline in Delta

By Chido Okafor The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM) yesterday evening claimed it carried out another attack that destroyed the Iwhremaro Quality Control Center delivery line. The militants said the attack signaled the beginning of Operation Hummurabi Code, which they threatened to commence if the oil firms and the troops did not withdraw from […]