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Saif Al-Islam accuses Abubakr Buera of defamation; case to be heard in Tobruk

Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi has filed a lawsuit against prominent House of Representatives (HoR) member Abubakr Buera accusing him of defamation in relation to postgraduate degree from the London School of Economics. Tobruk district court has accepted the case put forward by Saif’s lawyer Khalid Al-Zaidi, and has set a date …

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Libya Navy seizes oil tanker, detains Filipino crew over possible smuggling attempt

The Libyan Navy Force has intercepted a Liberian-flagged oil tanker (Levante) near the Tunisian waters, according to sources from the naval force. 20 Filipino crewmembers were detained by the Libyan Navy in what the Libyan naval authorities saw as a smuggling attempt.

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Supreme Court annuls verdict that suspended implementation of Italy-Libya MoU

The Supreme Court in Libya annulled a previous verdict that suspended the implementation of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) that was signed between Libya’s UN-proposed Presidential Council and Italy.

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A Constitutional Panacea for Libya?

Libya’s Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) approved the final draft of a new constitution on July 29. Four days earlier, French President Emmanuel Macron hosted internationally recognized Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and his rival Khalifa Haftar in Paris, where they agreed  to hold parliamentary and presidential elections “as soon as possible.” …

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CDA vote on draft constitution ruled invalid by Beida court

The appeal court in Beida has ruled as invalid the vote at the end of last month by the Constitution Drafting Assembly approving its draft constitution. It says that the CDA had not followed its own rules in the vote by holding it on a Saturday and that consequently the …

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