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Libya: Permanent Limbo or Refreshed Hope?

The situation in Libya seems irrevocably stalled. The internationally recognized government headed by Fayez al-Sarraj in Tripoli and the Abdullah al Thinni government in al Beida—supported by the legitimately elected parliament of 2014, now residing in Tobruk—are as distant as ever.

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CDA member: If HoR prolonged decision to make referendum on Libya constitution, we will find legal alternatives

The member of the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) Nadia Omran said there are legal alternatives that don’t go at odds with the constitutional declaration, pointing out that they will be in use if the House of Representatives (HoR) fails to issue a law for a referendum on the constitution.

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Can holding elections help ease divisions in Libya?

As Libya continues to reel under the brunt of division that left it with three governments, namely the Government of National Accord (GNC), the interim Libyan government and the rescue government formed by the General National Congress, it remains unclear when elections will next be held in the country.

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Sebha 6th Infantry Brigade declares ceasefire and allegiance to Hafter LNA

The Sebha-based 6th Infantry Brigade declared a unilateral ceasefire and re-assured its allegiance to the Khalifa Hafter-led Libyan National Army (LNA). In its statement issued yesterday, the 6th Infantry Brigade also stressed that it will “defend itself” against any attacks from those it described as “outlaws and criminal gangs”.

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Khalid Al-Mishri elected to replace Al-Swahili as Head of Libya High Council of State

Khalid Al-Mishri, a member of Justice and Construction Party and Muslim Brotherhood, won the position of the Head of the High Council of State (HCS) over Abdelrhman Al-Sweihli by 64 votes to 45 in the second round of the elections session that took place in Tripoli on Saturday.

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Libyans called upon to participate in constitution referendum before elections

A member of the Board of Trustees of the International Union of Muslim Scholars has called upon the people of Libya to participate in the referendum on a new constitution and work towards reconciliation with each other in order to get through the crisis affecting the country, Quds Press has …

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