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15 September 2014 Three years after the fall of their former regime, the Libyan people find themselves nowhere closer to realizing their hopes and aspirations for a better future, the top UN official in Libya said today, noting the urgency to take advantage of a “small window of opportunity.” “The small window of opportunity before us for a peaceful resolution  [ Read More ]

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Security Council Briefing, 15 September 2014 Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNSMIL, Bernardino León Mr. President, Esteemed Members of the Security Council, 1. You have before you the Secretary-General’s report on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya. The report provides details on the work of the mission over the past six months, and highlights some of  [ Read More ]

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US Secretary of State John Kerry visits Egypt

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 14 September 2014: US Secretary of State John Kerry has said the United States and Egypt will work closely to support the House of Representatives in Libya following talks with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri. Kerry, who has been touring the region principally to discuss the crisis in Syria and Iraq, said in Cairo yesterday  [ Read More ]

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Sun Sep 14, 2014 Libya’s elected parliament on Sunday dismissed the governor of the country’s central bank, a parliamentary spokesman said. The bank’s governor Saddek Omar Elkaber had failed to attend a session last at the House of Representatives to discuss alleged financial irregularities at the central bank, Faraj Hashem, a spokesman for the House said. It was not immediately  [ Read More ]

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BENGHAZI Libya Mon Sep 15, A boat packed with up to 250 African emigrants trying to reach European shores sank on Sunday off the Libyan coast and most are feared dead, a spokesman for the Libyan navy said. Only 26 people have been rescued so far, navy spokesman Ayub Qassem told Reuters, adding that the boat had sunk near Tajoura,  [ Read More ]

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Sun Sep 14, 2014 BENGHAZI, Libya Libya’s oil production has risen to 870,000 barrels a day, a spokesman for state-run National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Sunday. NOC had put output last week at 810,000 bpd. The OPEC member’s production has risen in the past two months as major oil ports in the East reopened after a group of rebels  [ Read More ]

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BY AHMED ELUMAMI AND FERAS BOSALUM BENGHAZI Libya Thu Sep 11, 2014 Libya hopes to hold a referendum on a new constitution in December, a committee said on Thursday, undeterred by a descent into chaos and violence that has forced the elected parliament to move hundreds of miles from the capital. But in a reminder of the anarchy gripping the  [ Read More ]

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Tripoli – UNSMIL Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Bernardino Leon, held a press conference on Thursday 11 September 2014 in Tripoli. Below are some of his comments: “On the Mission, this is the second time I come here in a few days. The United Nations is listening. We are  [ Read More ]

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Jurgen Balzan 11 September 2014 A United States Agency for International Development (USAID) spokesperson today said that US government sponsored initiatives are still operative in Libya. This week, the US government held a conference in Malta to discuss assistance to Libya, in which a number of USAID and other US government agencies participated. The workshop which lasted two days came  [ Read More ]

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10 September 2014 The violence in Libya must stop, the United Nations envoy to that country today reiterated, calling for “meaningful, effective” dialogue to end what is among the worst fighting the country has seen since leader Muammar al-Qadhafi was ousted in 2011. The Secretary-General’s Special Representative, Bernardino León, held a series of discussions today in the Libyan capital, Tripoli,  [ Read More ]