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Archive for June 19th, 2014

Posted by admin On Jun - 19 - 2014 0 Comment

Former prime minister Ali Zeidan, sacked by the GNC in March, has appeared in Beida and insisted  in a TV interview today that that he is still Libya’s legitimate prime minister. Zeidan, who has not been back since he fled the country on the day of his sacking, announced in the broadcast on Libya Al-Ahrar TV that he wanted the courts to rule that  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jun - 19 - 2014 0 Comment

Libya’s second national election since the 2011 ouster of strongman Muammar Gaddafi will go ahead next week despite growing political chaos, organizational troubles and the prospect of a low turnout. Dismissing doubts among foreign diplomats that Tripoli could arrange the vote in only a month, election commission head Emad Al-Sayeh told Reuters that preparations for polling on June 25 were  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jun - 19 - 2014 0 Comment

The Supreme Judicial Council, in a bluntly worded statement, declared that the General National Congress (GNC) does not have the authority to dismiss or appoint the Attorney General, referencing the absolute need to observe separation of powers between the legislative and judicial branches of the government. In its 11th meeting of 2014, held on Monday, the Council discussed the issue of  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jun - 19 - 2014 0 Comment

Libya condemned the United States on Wednesday for snatching a man suspected of masterminding the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, describing the arrest as a violation of Libyan sovereignty. President Barack Obama authorized Sunday’s operation in which U.S. special forces captured Ahmed Abu Khatallah in Libya for transfer to the United States. The action is very sensitive for the weak Libyan  [ Read More ]