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Archive for December 9th, 2014

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08 December 2014 Building on concerted efforts to stem the on-going violence in Libya and bring about a peaceful resolution of the current political crisis that would spare the Libyan people further strife, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has over the past few weeks undertaken intense consultations with all the major stakeholders to create a conducive environment  [ Read More ]

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Tue Dec 9, 2014 By Ulf Laessing The United Nations will widen a new round of talks aimed at ending Libya’s escalating political crisis by including a rival assembly challenging the recognized government, its special envoy said on Monday. Libya has had two governments and parliaments competing for legitimacy since a group called Libya Dawn seized Tripoli in August, installing  [ Read More ]

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Mon Dec 8, 2014 By Ulf Laessing Deep in Libya’s southern Sahara, men in army uniforms guard a pipeline at the El Sharara oilfield. Hundreds of kilometers to the north, rival fighters turn off the pumps to stop the oil flowing. The standoff over El Sharara illustrates the complex challenge United Nations mediators face in holding together a country heading  [ Read More ]

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Mon Dec 8, 2014 Libya’s budget income fell to around $15 billion in the period from January to November from $45 billion a year before, the central bank said on Monday. In a statement, it blamed the 40 percent fall in oil prices since June and the state’s inability to collect customs duties. Expenditure in the period was 38.5 billion  [ Read More ]