Veterans who fought alongside Algeria's president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in the 1954-1962 war of independence against France say it is 'duty of Algerian society' to protest against his seeking a fifth term in office.
A group of Libyan leaders agreed to take part in a meeting to be held on Monday night in Sicily. Like other European nations, Italy wants to contain the threat of militants based in Libya from carrying out terror attacks on its territory.
Scepticism amongst many as France convenes peace conference seen as risky French-backed push for political settlement in Libya. The conference was attended by the major actors in Libyan politics, including Khalifa Haftar, and Fayez al-Sarraj.