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Archive for November, 2014

Posted by admin On Nov - 27 - 2014 0 Comment

26 November 2014 – The Security Council today expressed its “profound concern” over the deteriorating situation in Libya and its impact on regional peace and stability, warning of the possibility of sanctions. In a press statement issued this morning, the Council, recalling resolution 2174 – which it adopted in August and condemns the use of violence against civilians and civilian  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Nov - 26 - 2014 0 Comment

Tobruk, 25 November 2015: The House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee has decided that Libyan embassies abroad are generally overstaffed and the number of diplomats should be reduced.  The decision came during a meeting today in which the committee focussed on Libya’s diplomatic service. It has been criticised for giving too many jobs abroad to too many well-connected people. The  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Nov - 20 - 2014 0 Comment

The UN Electoral Support Team in Libya (comprised of UN Support Mission in Libya and UN Development Programme) is delivering a technical workshop in Tunisia targeting ten HNEC staff from its candidate nomination and data management sections. The event, which is taking place between 18 and 21 November, is intended to review and update electoral software, in particular accreditation and  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Nov - 20 - 2014 0 Comment

Foreign Secretary welcomes UN action taken to list two terrorist groups in Libya, underlining need to support UN-led mediation efforts. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said: I welcome the action taken by the UN Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee to list Ansar Al Sharia Benghazi (AAS-B) and Ansar Al Sharia Derna (AAS-D). Both groups have links with Al-Qaida and are responsible for acts  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Nov - 19 - 2014 0 Comment

Libya Herald Tripoli, 18 November 2014: An Irish company is reported to be about to send 2,500 live cattle to Libya at the end of the month or the start of December. A contract has been awarded to Irish meat trader Viastar, the Irish Independent reported today.  Viastar owner James Mallon said that the  consignment will be made up of  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Nov - 17 - 2014 0 Comment

Twenty trainers from Libya’s High National Elections Commission participate in a workshop on electoral training delivered by UNSMIL and UNDP, taking place in Tunisia between 17 and 21 November 2014. The workshop employs the learning system “Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections,” or BRIDGE, which is a modular professional development program that uses an activity-based learning methodology. Participants, who  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Nov - 17 - 2014 0 Comment

UK confirmed its support for both Libya and Tunisia during an annual prominent conference held in the Tunisian city of EL-Hammamat and concluded on Saturday 16th Nov.2014. High-level British delegation consisted of the British ambassador in Tunisia, Hamish Cowell, the British ambassador to Libya, Michael Aaron, along with a group of leaders and British experts, to confirm the support of  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Nov - 14 - 2014 0 Comment

Tobruk, 14 November 2014: In the face of the controversial ruling by the Supreme Court effectively ruling it non-existent, the House of Representatives has entrenched its position by appointing chairmen, deputy chairmen and reporteurs for six of its political committees. The chairmen are:- Interior: Ali Al-Saedi (Wadi Shatti) Internally Displaced People’s Affairs: Jabullah Al-Tawerghi (Tawergha) Energy & Natural resources:   Aisa  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Nov - 12 - 2014 0 Comment

Libya Herald Tripoli, 11 November 2014: Libya’s UN ambassador Ibrahim Dabbashi has delivered a blistering attack on Libya Dawn in a speech to the Security Council, saying that under the cloak of religion it was paying young people to die in fighting against their brothers. Dabbashi, whose protest resignation as Libya’s deputy head of UN mission when the Qaddafi began  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Nov - 12 - 2014 0 Comment

Libya Herald Tripoli, 11 November 2014: The Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thinni will go to Saudi Arabia tomorrow, Wednesday, accompanied by a ministerial delegation. ” The Prime Minister has responded to a formal invitation by the Saudi government to visit the kingdom and meet with its government officials,” Media and Culture Authority assistant Reda Fahil told the Libya Herald. “The  [ Read More ]