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HNEC: Gap between political parties has gotten wider

The Libyan High National Elections Commission (HNEC) said on Sunday that the deadline to lift the force majeure on elections by handling the surrounding issue had ended without any progress. This announcement came in a letter responding to the House of Representatives (HoR) after the calls by some electoral candidates …

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Security unrest sparks protests in southern Libya, threatens oil output

A fresh wave of protests has recently erupted in southern Libya, organized by the so-called Fezzan Anger Movement, which consists of a group of youth and tribesmen who claim an uprising is necessary to enable the residents of southern Libya near the troubled countries of Chad and Niger, to obtain …

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Libyan MPs take aim at UK ambassador over GNU support

Some 53 members of Libya’s House of Representatives have signed a statement accusing the British ambassador to the country of interfering in Libyan affairs after she spoke on television of her work with the rival Tripoli-based Government of National Unity (GNU).

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Libyans are protesting. What can they learn from the events rocking Tunisia?

Tunisia is experiencing one of its most difficult moments since its independence from France in 1956. On July 25, Tunisians will be called to express—through a referendum—their acceptance or rejection of a new constitution proposed by President Kais Saied to seemingly transform the country from a parliamentary system to a …

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