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Seif al-Islam letter to Putin reveals roadmap to resolve Libya crisis

A member in the delegation of Seif al-Islam, the son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, has revealed the contents of a letter handed over to Russian President Vladimir Putin, pointing out that the letter requests Moscow to support a roadmap to solve the Libyan crisis.

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New currents in Libya’s stagnant waters

The most important development in Libya’s recent history may have just taken place. And it was not a high-level summit, but a new expression of popular opinion on Libya’s future.

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Sisi’s Ambitions in Libya

On October 23, Egyptian-mediated talks between the Libyan National Army (LNA)—the military faction led by Khalifa Haftar and which controls most of Eastern Libya—and the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli fell apart once again. These negotiations, stalled for six months, had resumed only one week earlier, …

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Is Libya Finally Ready for Peace?

Pity Libyans for the pageantry of their international summits. Over the years, at palaces, resorts, and hotels across several continents, the country’s factional leaders have met, shepherded by earnest-looking Western ministers and heads of state. Action plans are laid out and deadlines set.

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HoR hands constitution Referendum Law to HNEC

Libya’s Tobruk-based and internationally-recognized parliament, the House of Representatives, handed over the country’s constitution Referendum Law today to the High National Election Commission (HNEC).

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Elections in Libya: challenges to democratic choice, security and political stability

The Libya Conference in Palermo has ended in a renewed push for elections in the crisis-ridden country. Is Libya really in a fit state to deliver on this commitment though?

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HoR passes referendum constitutional amendment and approves PC restructuring

Libya’s parliament, the internationally-recognized House of Representatives (HoR), adopted a constitutional amendment and approved the formula for restructuring the Presidency Council (PC) during its session today.

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Libya’s parallel central bank admits printing 9.7 billion dinar banknotes in Russia

9.7 billion dinar banknotes have been printed in Russia in the last three years by the parallel Al-Bayda-based Central Bank of Libya (CBL) and with the endorsement of the House of Representatives based in east of the country, a CBL official revealed. 

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