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Interview with Mohamed El-Ghirani, Foreign Minister of the “Government of the National Salvation”

Mohamed El-Ghirani is the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the “Government of the National Salvation” appointed by the rump GNC. A teacher of Islamic studies, he was Libyan Ambassador in Jordan until this summer. He explains his views on Libyan issues. In an interview that took place 4 November in Tripoli …

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UNSMIL Studying Supreme Court Ruling, Emphasises Urgent Need for Political Consensus

06 November 2014 – The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) takes note of the Supreme Court’s ruling, and will be studying it closely. In this regard, UNSMIL is consulting closely with Libyan stakeholders across the political spectrum, and with international partners.

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The Supreme Court Decision That's Ripping Libya Apart

Today, Libya’s Supreme Court has declared the country’s internationally recognized and democratically elected House of Representatives illegal and unconstitutional. Boycotting Islamist and Misratan members of the House of Representative and Islamist members of the former legislature (the General National Congress, or GNC), lodged the legal challenge against the new legislature …

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BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court rules HoR illegal

The Supreme Court has issued an unexpected judgement in the dispute over the constitutionality of the House of Representatives.  It has decided that proceedings of the General National Congress’ so-called February Committee, which created the GNC’s replacement, the House of Representatives, were unconstitutional.  Therefore this summer’s election and the representatives chosen to form the new …

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Libya parliament to mediate between feuding Ubari tribes

Libyan Parliament Speaker Aguilah Saleh said an ongoing visit by a number of lawmakers to the southwestern town of Ubari was aimed at ending weeks of deadly fighting between two feuding tribes, stressing that parliament would not stand idly by as tribal conflicts continued.

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