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The GNA’s 2017 ‘‘budget’’ is illegal say HoR members: An analysis

In a detailed analysis, former General National Congress (GNC) member and current House of Representatives (HoR) member for Zintan, Abdualslam Nasia, has declared the ‘‘Temporary Financial Arrangements’’ or budget, released by the Faiez Serraj Presidency Council and Government of National Accord (GNA) as illegal and unconstitutional on a number of …

Libya’s Mufti contacts Libyan stakeholders in a bid to break Libyan political impasse

The Libyan Mufti, Al-Saddiq Al-Gharyani, has contacted a number of political figures that are closely effective on the current political stalemate in the country in a bid to rally them around a Libyan-Libyan dialogue intact of any foreign intervention.

Joint Communique by League of Arab States, African Union and United Nations (UNSMIL)

1. The League of Arab States, the African Union, and the United Nations held a trilateral meeting at the headquarters of the League of Arab States on 25 October 2016 to discuss the situation in Libya and the means to further cooperation between the three organizations in order to advance …

Where is Libya five years after Gadhafi’s death?

Moammar Gadhafi died five years ago today — ignominiously pulled from a drainage pipe and executed by a young fighter whose parents had likely been children themselves when the Libyan dictator first came to power in 1969.

Failing Libya

On 20 October 2011, former Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Qadhafi was dragged out of his sewage-pipe hideout to meet his inglorious end. Five years on and things in Libya couldn’t be much worse. There is still no centralised authority; killing, abduction and torture are rife; the economy is almost on …

Bunyan Marsous derides Ghwell coup as LROR declares support

The Bunyan Marsous Operations Room has said it is wholly opposed to the Rixos coup by the rump of the General National Congress (GNC) and Khalifa Ghwell. The move was illegal, it stated, adding that the coup supporters were trying to profit from its own fight against the so-ca,lled Islamic State …