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Archive for April, 2014

Posted by admin On Apr - 30 - 2014 0 Comment

  Mr Abdulla Althni Libya’s Acting Prime Minister met on Tuesday, in Tripoli, Mr Jonathan Powell the British Prime Minister’s envoy. During the meeting, Mr Powell emphasised the importance of strengthening the bilateral relations between the two friendly countries. He also expressed his government’s willingness to provide Libya with assistance in order to be able to reform and develop its  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Apr - 30 - 2014 0 Comment

GNC spokesman Omer Hamidan said on Tuesday that the congress postponed voting for the new prime minister to the next week’s sitting. Two candidates, Ahmed Maietig and Omer Al-Hasi are running for the position after winning the majority of votes in the first round. Each candidate has to get 120 votes in the second round to become the next prime  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Apr - 29 - 2014 0 Comment

Libya has become a member of the International Organization for Civil Aviation, despite the on-going difficult situations faced by the civil aviation sector in Libya. The Committee of Transport and Communication held a meeting on Monday 28 to honor the Deputy Minister of Transport for Aviation Affairs for his exerted efforts to win the seat. During the meeting, which was  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Apr - 29 - 2014 0 Comment

Libya has ratified the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer. Sources from the Environment Committee of GNC said the ratification allows Libya to produce and import gases used in refrigeration, air-conditioning systems and fire extinguishers. GNC site

Posted by admin On Apr - 28 - 2014 0 Comment

(Reuters) – The son of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi appeared via video-link on Sunday with 22 others to hear charges in a Tripoli court ranging from war crimes to corruption in a major test of whether the state can implement the rule of law. Saif al-Islam, the most high-profile of Gaddafi’s seven sons, smiled and looked confident on the link-up  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Apr - 28 - 2014 0 Comment

The EU denies claims that it is against the dismissal of the GNC Speaker. The EU is neutral on this matter, and respects Libya’s sovereignty and the legitimate decisions of its sovereign institutions. The EU respects any process that is in accordance with democratic procedures and the relevant legal requirements. The EU supports the people and the elected political institutions  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Apr - 25 - 2014 0 Comment

(Reuters) – U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns on Thursday promised Libya more U.S. help against extremist violence, saying the country could not achieve political or economic stability without tackling its security challenges. Libya’s weak central government is struggling to assert its authority against militias and armed tribesmen who helped oust Muammar Gaddafi in a 2011 NATO-backed uprising. “Rising violent extremism  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Apr - 23 - 2014 0 Comment

(Reuters) – Libya will start registering voters for general elections, officials said on Tuesday, in the first concrete step indicating a vote will take place later this year. In February, the Libyan parliament, the General National Congress (GNC), agreed to hold early elections, in an apparent effort to assuage Libyans frustrated at political chaos nearly three years after the fall of Muammar  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Apr - 22 - 2014 0 Comment

BY AYMAN AL-WARFALLI BAYDA, Libya Mon Apr 21, 2014 A special body to draft a new constitution for Libya convened in the volatile east on Sunday, a milestone in the bumpy transformation of the North African country since the 2011 ouster of Muammar Gaddafi. The 47 elected committee members gathered in the city of Bayda east of Benghazi, in the  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Apr - 22 - 2014 0 Comment

By Daniel J. Graeber April 21, 2014 Libyan Justice Minister Salah al-Mergahani said the Zueitina oil terminal in the east of the country remains closed because of technical problems. Eastern rebel leaders vying for more autonomy over a region known as Cyrenaica blocked the export terminals of Es Sider, Ras Lanuf and Zueitina in July. The Libyan government in early  [ Read More ]