2014 April 22 : Libyan Embassy – London
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Archive for April 22nd, 2014

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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 ]

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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 ]

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Mon Apr 21, 2014 Libya must slash its budget by a third and halt infrastructure funding to offset the loss of oil revenues due to a 9-month shutdown of major ports and oilfields, the head of parliament’s budget committee said. Protests at oilfields and ports since last July have knocked oil production down to 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) from  [ Read More ]

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By Cynthia O’Murchu The Libyan Investment Authority plans to outsource its investment management, expand in London and implement international standards of governance, as it seeks to move beyond allegations of past mismanagement, cronyism and failed investments. “LIA will no longer manage investments as it did in the past – we will manage external managers”, Abdulmagid Breish, the chairman of the  [ Read More ]

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Tom Westcott – Benghazi April 19 2014 Jérôme Cau, a renowned French vascular surgeon, was working in Benghazi when the anti-Gaddafi revolution erupted. Overnight, he went from performing specialist surgery to operating on the wounded. Three years and about a thousand operations later, he continues to treat the wounded, free of charge, at the Benghazi Medical Centre (BMC), although he  [ Read More ]