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HoR decides to exclude HSC from input in appointing Libya’s next prime minister – the whole continuing role of the HSC brought into question

At yesterday’s House of Representatives (HoR) Tobruk session presided over by Speaker Ageela Saleh and reportedly attended by as high as 120 members, the input of the High State Council (HSC) was excluded from the conditions for candidacy of the new prime minister.

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Will Turkish and Russian forces really leave Libya?

On 16 January, Stephanie Williams, the United Nation’s special adviser on Libya, stated that it is still “very reasonable and possible” for the country’s postponed elections to occur before June, in line with a roadmap agreed upon in 2020 which the UN helped to broker.

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HoR announces candidacy conditions for next prime minister

During yesterday’s House of Representatives’ (HoR) session in Tobruk, chaired by Speaker Ageela Saleh, 13 conditions were set for candidates wishing to stand for the post of Libya’s next Prime Minister. An unusually high number of 120 members attended yesterday’s session according to the HoR’s Official Spokesperson Abdalla Belheeg.

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EU continues training Libyan partners despite migrant abuses

A confidential European Union military report calls for continuing a controversial EU program to train and equip Libya’s coast guard and navy despite growing concerns about their treatment of migrants, a mounting death toll at sea, and the continued lack of any central authority in the North African nation.

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