Wednesday , 21 February 2024

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Obama gives Trump renewed Libya emergency powers

Outgoing US President Barack Obama has extended the US emergency in respect to Libya beyond 25 February, more than a month after Donald Trump takes over the White House. The move gives his successor a range of special powers including sanctions, although Trump can suspend them if he wishes.

Beida government accuses Italy of violating Libyan sovereignty

In a sign of its growing annoyance with Italy over its cooperation with the Presidency Council and the Government of National Accord (GNA), the rival interim government in Beida this week accused the Italian navy of illegally entering Libya’s territorial waters. It claimed Italy was violating Libyan sovereignty.