The new law comes before a planned national vote set for December 24 under a UN-led peace process for Libya.
Libyan media said move paves way for Haftar to run for president under controversial new law.
In a new blow to UN-backed peace efforts, 89 MPs in Libya’s eastern-based parliament voted to withdraw confidence.
Egyptian president holds talks with Libya’s interim prime minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, days after Haftar meeting.
Fighting between rival armed forces poses challenge to the unity government as it struggles to conduct December polls.
Najla al-Mangoush says the government is doing everything in its power to hold the vote but challenges persist.
Presence of foreign mercenaries, troops in war-torn country and elections to top meeting’s agenda.
The statement came after forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar said they have taken control of a border crossing with Algeria.
Renegade military commander is holding rallies and polishing his image ahead of polls, according to Libya observers.
Libyan PM Abdul Hamid Dbeibah speaks to Al Jazeera about reconciliation, elections, and renegade general Khalifa Haftar.
Foreign Minister Najla al-Manqoush urges Turkey to comply with UN resolutions, expel foreign fighters from Libya.
Amnesty International says death sentences in eastern Libya were politically motivated, aimed at punishing opponents.
PM Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh’s trip to Benghazi planned for Monday called off after gunmen stop delegation at the airport.
Some 105 freed prisoners believed to have earlier surrendered peacefully during Haftar’s campaign to take over Tripoli.