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Archive for November 19th, 2012

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Monday 19th November 2012 Ali Zeidan’s government held its first cabinet meeting on Sunday, following the handover ceremony at the Prime Minister’s office earlier in the day. Zeidan said that the main priorities of his government were security, defence, health, public services, the economy, and starting the process of national reconciliation. He also announced the formation of specialist committee to  [ Read More ]

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Monday 19th November 2012  As part of the Libyan Women Forum (LWF) Political Mobilisation Initiative that was launched immediately following the GNC election results, a two-day gender related event including a round table discussion, on November 14, and a workshop titled “The Constitution that We Want” on November 15 were held in Tripoli. Forty-two female and male political and human  [ Read More ]

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November 2012  No more local council elections will take place in Libya until after the permanent Constitution has been ratified, according to a decision taken by the National Congress that emerged today. Under the provision, any local council that has already been elected will remain in place, but any town or region which has not yet completed local council election  [ Read More ]

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Monday 19th November 2012  Top Republicans on the House and Senate intelligence committees in the United States said that the Obama administration political appointees removed references to al Qaeda-linked groups from intelligence agencies’ accounts of the September 11 attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The Washington Times reported the chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep.  [ Read More ]

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Monday 19th November 2012 Republican and Democratic lawmakers sharply disagreed Sunday over whether and to what extent the Obama administration soft-pedaled its initial public explanation of the Sept. 11 attack on the US diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. “I think it’s very odd that the story line they chose omitted al-Qaida, which would help the president enormously” three weeks before  [ Read More ]

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November 2012 Republican U.S. lawmakers turned up the heat on Sunday on Susan Rice, saying the U.N. ambassador – seen as a possible nominee to replace Hillary Clinton as secretary of state – must testify before Congress on her remarks after the September attack that killed the American envoy to Libya. Two influential Senate Republicans, John McCain and Lindsey Graham, did  [ Read More ]

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November 2012  Despite evidence to the contrary, top administration officials for days called the deadly Benghazi attack a protest gone awry, and lawmakers want to know why. Lawmakers said Sunday they want to know who had a hand in creating the Obama administration’s now-discredited “talking points” about the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and why  [ Read More ]