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ACA reminds of regulation prohibiting Libyan dual nationals from holding top positions

The Tripoli-based Administrative Control Authority (ACA) has issued a statement reminding all state bodies of the 2010 regulation (No 24) that prohibits Libyans with dual nationalities from holding any top state positions. The ACA is the state monitoring body concerned with state-sector employees.

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Libya’s downward spiral to shortages, militia power, and migrant abuse

Social media has become a bush telegraph in the Libyan capital Tripoli, used by anxious citizens to warn each other of militia violence and how to get around the endless shortages as the economy crumbles.

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Libyan Prime Minister Al-Serraj asked the US for protection, Trump rejected

The Prime Minister of the UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez Al-Serraj has requested that The US President Donald Trump to provide a more active US role, including a guarantee of personal security for himself and his government, The Guardian reported on Wednesday.

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Transitional period must finish by end of 2018, says Salamé

Libya’s transitional period must be completed before the end of 2018, UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salamé has said. Speaking at a question-and-answer session with Libyan journalists at the old royal palace in Tripoli today, he said that he had come to Libya to share in building institutions.

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90 HoR members call for forming a committee to pick sovereign posts’ candidates

90 members of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) have called for forming a committee to choose candidates to fill the sovereign posts in Libya in coordination with the High Council of State (HCS) – the rival legislative body in Tripoli.

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HNEC launches election registration campaign

As UN special envoy Ghassan Salamé together with Khalifa Hafter, Faiez Serraj, Ageela Saleh and other top Libyan players discuss having fresh elections, possibly as early as September next year, the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) has started an advertising campaign encouraging Libyans to register to vote.

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Through the strains: a viable roadmap for Libya?

Six years after Qaddafi’s death, the Libyan crisis has not been solved. The country continues to be divided between a parliament (and executive) in Tobruk and a Presidential Council (headed by Fayez al-Serraj) in Tripoli that is backed by the United Nations.

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Libyan elections will be held in 2018 only if conditions are right: Salame

Libya Herald’s Co-founder and Managing Editor Sami Zaptia was invited by the organizers of the Rome 2017 Mediterranean Dialogues (29 November to 2 December) to interview in front of a live audience Special Representative of the Secretary General of the UN (SRSG) and UNSMIL head Ghassan Salame. The interview was …

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Libya is going to elections, constitution referendum in 2018: Prime Minister says

The Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez Al-Serraj has disclosed that there has been agreement with the Libyan National Elections Commission to organize the parliamentary and presidential elections early in 2018.

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