August 2022

Stability Support Apparatus: Tripoli clashes were pre-planned by Haythem Al-Tajouri  

August 28, 2022 - 20:49
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Stability Support Apparatus (SSA) said what happened in Tripoli on Saturday was led by the intention of Haythem Al-Tajouri to destabilize the capital and plunge it into a prolonged conflict by preparing logistics and weapons for that end.

Guterres calls for immediate cessation of violence in Libya

August 28, 2022 - 19:10
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

 The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, called for an immediate cessation of violence in Tripoli and urged the Libyan parties to engage in a genuine dialogue to address the ongoing political impasse and not to use force to resolve their differences.

A statement by the Spokesman for the Secretary General, Stéphane Dujarric, has reiterated that Guterres is following with deep concern reports of violent clashes in Tripoli causing civilian casualties and destruction of civilian infrastructure

Dbeibah's government says it has negotiated with Bashagha before Tripoli clashes

August 27, 2022 - 20:19
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Government of National Unity (GNU) said that the clashes in the capital, Tripoli, came after negotiations to spare the capital bloodshed with an initiative that obliges all parties to go to elections at the end of 2022 as a solution to the political crisis.

The GNU indicated in a statement Saturday that the party represented by Fathi Bashagha evaded the initiative at the last moment after seeing positive indications towards a peaceful solution instead of violence and chaos.

Heavy clashes in Libya's Tripoli between Bashagha and Dbeibah's loyalists

August 27, 2022 - 18:41
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Heavy clashes broke out Saturday dawn in downtown Tripoli neighborhoods, leaving deaths and injuries as well as lots of material damage in public and private properties.

A source has told The Libya Observer that the reason of clashes was the fact that a force led by Haitham Al-Tajouri - Brigade 777 positioned in Tripoli center and isn't part of any security or military institution - opened fire on a convoy of a force under the Government of National Unity (GNU) in Al-Zawiya Street.

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