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Libya’s central bank denies funding terrorism, says economic reform underway

The Central Bank of Libya (CBL) has denied links to any funding of terrorists and reaffirmed that economic reforms agreed upon last month in Tunisia are underway despite hurdles caused by the current shutdown of oil ports and exports. “Economic reform will take effect no matter what.” Said the head …

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Security campaign to be launched in Tripoli

The Joint Security Room of Greater Tripoli announced its intention to launch a security campaign in the capital. The Security Room said in a statement that the campaign is aimed to bring in anyone who bears arms or unlicensed ammunition to refer them to the competent authorities.

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Two-way mistrust hinders Libyan rivals’ meeting in Paris

On July 25, 2017, at a serene historical site just outside Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron hosted a rare meeting between Libyan rivals, namely Gen. Khalifa Hifter, the commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) who has the military upper hand in eastern Libya, and Fayez al-Sarraj, the head of …

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Human Rights Report On Civilian Casualties – May 2018

From 1 May to 31 May 2018, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 101 civilian casualties –47 deaths and 54 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities, including car and suicide bombings, across Libya. The death toll is the highest recorded by UNSMIL for any month in …

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Electoral commission reiterates readiness for upcoming elections

The General Director of the High National Elections Commission, Saeed Algusbi, confirmed that the commission is ready to hold elections in December to aid the country out of the current crisis despite all the pressures that they are going through.

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Interior minister announces security plan to protect public places

Interior Minister of the Presidential Council, Abdel Salam Ashour, announced the implementation of a security plan to impose security in public places with the cooperation of all security agencies of the ministry.

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Libya’s electoral commission to be protected by Presidential Guard

The head of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) Emad Sayeh revealed that the Presidential Guard was officially commissioned by the Presidential Council to secure the HNEC headquarters in Tripoli.

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