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Posted by admin On Jul - 22 - 2014 0 Comment
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BBC News Lawyers for a man who says he was tortured after his rendition to Libya have said the Court of Appeal should overturn a block on him suing the UK. Abdul Hakim Belhaj claims the UK government helped to arrange for him to be forcibly transported from China to Libya in 2004, just as he was about to fly  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 22 - 2014 0 Comment
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  Libya Herald   Tripoli, 22 July 2014: There have been few changes to results in elections to the new House of Representatives following a period of two weeks for appeals. Five new deputies have been announced after the appeals, three as a result of court-ordered recounts. In Khoms, Kamal Al-Shalabi replaced Mohammed Shamaki; in Janzour, where allegations of electoral  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 18 - 2014 0 Comment
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Libya Herald Tripoli, 17 July 2014: The escalation of violence in Tripoli threatens the future of Libya, government spokesman Ahmed Lamin has said as authorities struggle to restore calm. “Nobody can impose their will by using force, the rival groups have to realise they are threatening the future of Libya,” he said. “They are damaging facilities owned by all Libyans.”  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 18 - 2014 0 Comment
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On 17 July, the members of the Security Council heard a briefing from Tarek Mitri, Special Representative of Secretary-Genera, about the situation in Libya. The members of the Security Council also took note of the statement from the Libyan Foreign Minister, Mohamed Abdul-Aziz. The members of the Security Council condemned the recent violence in Libya, including the fighting around Tripoli  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 14 - 2014 0 Comment
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Tripoli, 13 July 2014: There were unconfirmed reports this evening that two Afriqiyah Airways planes were hit in the fighting at Tripoli International Airport and that one of them, a $250 million Airbus A330 has been damaged beyond repair. A respected and normally reliable source on social media claimed tonight that a new Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A330, which was parked up  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 14 - 2014 0 Comment
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At least five people have been killed and nine wounded in the Libyan city of Benghazi after heavy fighting between security forces and rival militias erupted late on Sunday, hospital and security sources said. Irregular forces loyal to renegade former general Khalifa Haftar bombarded Islamist militia bases as part of his campaign to oust militants from Benghazi, and special forces  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 14 - 2014 0 Comment
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  US State Deprtment Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC July 12, 2014     The United States is deeply concerned by the ongoing violence in Libya and dangerous posturing that could lead to widespread conflict there. We affirm our support for Libya’s democratic transition and urge the seating of the new Council of Representatives as soon as  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 14 - 2014 0 Comment
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Hugh Robertson, Minister for the Middle East, urges an immediate end to violence at Tripoli International Airport. Hugh Robertson said: ‘ The violence that has broken out around Tripoli International Airport and other areas of the Libyan capital is concerning. These actions are putting the lives of people in the area in grave danger. We urge all sides to cease  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 14 - 2014 0 Comment
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The AU encouraged by the commitment of the Libyans stakeholders to successfully complete the on-going transition  Addis Ababa, 12 July 2014: The Special Envoy of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU) for Libya, Mr. Dileita Mohamed Dileita, concluded, on Friday, 11 July 2014, his first visit to this country since his appointment, on 11 June 2014.  [ Read More ]