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Archive for July 17th, 2013

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16 Jul 2013 Col Muammar Gaddafi’s Tripoli compound, the sprawling complex which once housed a swimming pool, sports pitches and an underground bunker, is to be turned into a public park. The 2.5sq mile Bab al-Aziziya complex was once feared by residents too scared to look at it when they drove past to avoid harassment by security agents. But it  [ Read More ]

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Jul 17, 2013 Armed protesters stormed the eastern Libyan oil port of Zueitina on Tuesday demanding export operations be halted, a witness said, hours after workers temporarily suspended a strike and resumed production at oilfields that pump to the terminal. It was not immediately known what the protesters wanted but an engineer working at the port recognised them as being  [ Read More ]

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By Ahmed Elumami. Tripoli, 16 July 2013: The Constitutional Drafting Committee election law was today approved by the General National Congress (GNC), after days of debate. “There was heated controversy on Articles 5 and 6 of the law,” Tobruk Congressman Ibrahim Gharyani told the Libya Herald. “Article 5 relates to the representation of ethnic groups in society, and Article 6  [ Read More ]

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Tripoli, 16 July 2013: The Deputy President of the General National Congress (GNC), Juma Ateega, has today resigned. In a letter addressed to new GNC President, Nuri Abu Sahmain, Ateega said he was resigning for “personal, subjective and health reasons.” Ateega stood as an individual candidate from Misrata in the elections for the GNC last July, attracting 15,402 votes. He  [ Read More ]