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Archive for July, 2014

Posted by admin On Jul - 25 - 2014 0 Comment

Situ​ation: Libya Cas​​e: The Prosecutor v. Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and Abdullah Al-Senussi ​Today, 24 July 2014, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) unanimously confirmed Pre-Trial Chamber I’s decision which declare​​d the case against Abdullah Al-Senussi inadmissible before the ICC. On 2 April 2013, the Libyan authorities filed a challenge to the admissibility of the case with regard to Abdullah Al Senussi before Pre-Trial  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 24 - 2014 0 Comment

Tripoli – The General National Congress, which has governed Libya since dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s overthrow, said Wednesday it will hand over legislative power to a newly elected parliament on 4 August.But hopes that the announcement would signal an end to fighting among rival factions were dashed as a more than week-long battle intensified for control of Tripoli airport.”Monday, August 4m  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 24 - 2014 0 Comment

The Libyan -Maltese Chamber of Commerce has expressed it’s concern at the recent outbreak of violence in the country. The latest violence has left many dead and has caused severe disruption to the country’s business and infrastructure. In a statement the Council for the Libyan-Maltese Chamber of Commerce say they are in favour of the Maltese government’s setting up of  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 23 - 2014 0 Comment

Tripoli, 21 July 2014 –  The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) welcomes the announcement by the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) of the final results of the Council of Representatives elections. The Mission commends the Commission’s national role and appreciates the professional work it is performing in extremely difficult conditions. UNSMIL, which has offered technical support for the  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 22 - 2014 0 Comment

BBC News Lawyers for a man who says he was tortured after his rendition to Libya have said the Court of Appeal should overturn a block on him suing the UK. Abdul Hakim Belhaj claims the UK government helped to arrange for him to be forcibly transported from China to Libya in 2004, just as he was about to fly  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 22 - 2014 0 Comment

  Libya Herald   Tripoli, 22 July 2014: There have been few changes to results in elections to the new House of Representatives following a period of two weeks for appeals. Five new deputies have been announced after the appeals, three as a result of court-ordered recounts. In Khoms, Kamal Al-Shalabi replaced Mohammed Shamaki; in Janzour, where allegations of electoral  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 18 - 2014 0 Comment

Libya Herald Tripoli, 17 July 2014: The escalation of violence in Tripoli threatens the future of Libya, government spokesman Ahmed Lamin has said as authorities struggle to restore calm. “Nobody can impose their will by using force, the rival groups have to realise they are threatening the future of Libya,” he said. “They are damaging facilities owned by all Libyans.”  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 18 - 2014 0 Comment

On 17 July, the members of the Security Council heard a briefing from Tarek Mitri, Special Representative of Secretary-Genera, about the situation in Libya. The members of the Security Council also took note of the statement from the Libyan Foreign Minister, Mohamed Abdul-Aziz. The members of the Security Council condemned the recent violence in Libya, including the fighting around Tripoli  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jul - 14 - 2014 0 Comment

Tripoli, 13 July 2014: There were unconfirmed reports this evening that two Afriqiyah Airways planes were hit in the fighting at Tripoli International Airport and that one of them, a $250 million Airbus A330 has been damaged beyond repair. A respected and normally reliable source on social media claimed tonight that a new Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A330, which was parked up  [ Read More ]