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Attorney General Office issues arrest warrants against individuals involved in closure of oil fields

The Attorney General’s Office in Tripoli issued two arrest warrants against two people on charges of inciting the closure of El-Feel and Sharara oil fields in the south-West of the country.

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‘Partners in crime’: UK spies worked with Gaddafi against Libyan exiles, court hears

A group of Libyan men were subjected to systematic abuse, curfews, and wrongful imprisonment, and threatened with deportation, as a result of years of secret collusion between Britain’s security and intelligence agencies – MI5 and MI6 – and the former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, the High Court in London heard …

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UNSMIL condemns violence in south Libya while recognizing legitimate grievances

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expressed its strong condemnation of Sunday’s consecutive, but unrelated, attacks against civilians and facilities in the South of Libya.

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Libya: NOC Calls on Militias to Withdraw from El Sharara Oilfield

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) demanded that the armed militia, claiming attachment to the local Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG), immediately and without any condition withdraw from El Sharara oilfield.

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As Their Influence Grows, the Maghreb’s ‘Quietist’ Salafists Are Anything but Quiet

It was the late fall of 2015—the height of a fierce, multiyear battle for this troubled eastern Libyan city. The fighting was often described in the media as pitting Islamists against “secularists.” The men at the camp were lumped together with the so-called secularists, led by a former Libyan army …

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Elections in Libya: the difficult way ahead

Since the fall of Gaddafi’s regime in 2011, Libya has had three distinct electoral experiences, which have in turn given birth to three political institutions: the General National Congress (GNC), the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) and the House of Representatives (HoR).  

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