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Libya’s new interim government is facing an arduous task

The parliamentary and presidential elections planned for the end of the year give the long-suffering people of Libya reason to be hopeful about their country’s future. Nevertheless, their optimism is tempered by the ongoing struggles to achieve transitional justice, the fears about possible election violence, and the many other challenges …

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Gaddafi’s finances may save Libya’s new budget

For the fifth time in three months, Libya’s parliament failed to approve the national budget halting the plans of the Government of National Unity (GNU). In a statement on the parliament’s website spokesperson Abdullah Blehaq said “some members of parliament rejected” voting on the budget. For the bill to pass, …

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Despite Polls Libya Faces Great Challenges Ahead

While the reconciliation process has added a sense of optimism, several legal and security challenges remain, just months before the proposed elections in December. After a decade of conflict, insecurity and political fragmentation, Libya could be looking at a more stable future and sustainable peace.

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Presidency Council wants Defence Minister to be appointed as soon as possible – as part of reunification of military

The Presidency Council (PC) said it hoped that the House of Representatives (HoR) and the High State Council (HSC) will agree on of one of the proposals for the constitutional basis to hold the 24 December 2021 elections on time. The statement came through the Presidency Council’s Spokesperson Najwa Wheba …

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Unification of Libya’s army before elections discussed in top meeting

Presidency Council member, Abdalla Al-Lafi, in his capacity as the Supreme Commander of the Libyan Army, participated yesterday in the Forum of the Defence and National Security Committee in the House of Representatives (HoR) with military leaders of the army.

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