December 2015

National Accord Meeting rejects Skhirat agreement

December 31, 2015 - 22:41
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

The third National Accord Meeting, Thursday, stressed its rejection to dictations, trusteeship or foreign intervention in the country's domestic affairs in any form.

The participants of the meeting said in their final statement in Tripoli the solution to the Libyan crisis can only be conducted through genuine Libyan dialogue and consensus, reaffirming their keenness to stop fighting among the Libyans and achieving national reconciliation among all the rivals.

Libya's UN ambassador dismissed

December 31, 2015 - 22:09
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Libya's Ambassador to the United Nations Ibrahim Dabbashi has been sacked.

Hatem Al-Arabi, the spokesperson of the eastern government of Abdullah Al-Thani said Thursday the decision of Dabbashi dismissal was based on a detailed complaint from the chairman of the parallel National Oil Corporation, Naji Al-Maghrabi, who claimed that Dabbashi is exerting efforts to obstruct and deactivate the work of the oil corporation.

GNC details UN Secretary General and his envoy about its stand from the political agreement

December 31, 2015 - 19:09
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

The General National Congress has sent a letter Wednesday to the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon and the UN envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler, to draw their attention to a number of points approved by the UNSMIL political agreement draft signed in Skhirat, Morocco.

Sudanese policemen storm Libyan Embassy, arrest dismissed financial adviser

December 31, 2015 - 14:11
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

The Sudanese Police has arrested the dismissed Financial Adviser in the Libyan Embassy in Khartoum, Moulood Al-Dwaib, along with his son, Hamza, on charges of attempted murder.

The Libyan Embassy in Al-Khartoum, which falls under Tobruk Parliament, explained that Al-Dwaib attacked the embassy’s personnel using a knife and started vandalizing the embassy’s building with the help of his son.

Al-Zawiya brigades reject UN-imposed government

December 31, 2015 - 09:03
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Al-Zawiya armed brigades said in a statement Tuesday they are in favor of the Libyan-Libyan dialogue and that they support all the efforts that aim at building bridges between the conflicting political parties.

“We totally reject any government that is a product of trusteeship and refuse everything that violates the Libyan sovereignty as well as we reject Skhirat dialogue results, knowing that a real national government must come out from a Libyan-Libyan consensus.” The statement reads.

Human Rights Solidarity warns of escalation in Libyan status quo amid political division

December 30, 2015 - 19:13
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

The security situation Tripoli and the sharp division among the political parties and military factions could escalate and then explode, Human Rights Solidarity has warned.

In a statement signed by a number of civil society organizations and national associations Tuesday, The HRS called for an end to the political split by forming a national unity government, stressing that the dialogue is the only way to reach a national accord.

Al-Thanni Local Government Ministry to sue Libya Channel

December 30, 2015 - 12:49
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

The eastern government of Abdullah Al-Thanni has decided to sue Jordan-based Libya Channel for slander.

The spokesperson of the Local Government Ministry of Al-Thanni government, Intisar Mohammed, said her ministry is going to file a libel and slander case against Libya Channel, owned by Reda Al-Nayad, brother of Libyan ambassador to the UAE Araef Al-Nayad.

Souq Aljumaa traffic lights to go solar

December 30, 2015 - 09:21
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Traffic lights in Tripoli's Souq Aljumaa neighbourhood will go solar soon, local authorities announced on Tuesday.

The Municipal Council said China's ZTE has embarked on installing 14 solar-powered traffic lights across the neighbourhood. 3 solar traffic lights have been already installed.   

"The solar light signals will continue to operate for up to 9 hours in case of power cuts." The municipality said in its official Facebook account.

GNC proposes roadmap to peace in Libya

December 30, 2015 - 08:38
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

The Political Committee of GNC proposed on Tuesday a roadmap to resolve the ongoing political crisis in the country.

Committee member Abdul-Gader Hawaili said the new roadmap includes the formation of a new interim parliament made up of 100 members from the GNC and 100 others from the eastern region. 

"The eastern members should be approved by the tribes and municipal councils." He proposed.

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