September 2020

Protests in Tripoli against latest decisions made by Al-Sarraj

September 13, 2020 - 21:53
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Several people protested in Tripoli against the decisions made by the Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj, including the appointment of a former Gaddafi revolutionary guard member, Mohammed Bayo, as Head of Libya's Media Institution.

The protesters, who gathered in front of the Presidential Council headquarters, called for better living conditions and services.

Haftar's forces open fire on protesters in Al-Marj, east Libya

September 13, 2020 - 20:01
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Forces loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar have opened fire on civilian protesters in Al-Marj as they were calling for better living conditions near the town's security directorate, thus injuring some men who then have been sent to hospital, sources told Libya Al-Ahrar TV.

Footage on social media showed protesters trying to run and evade live bullets as witnesses confirmed that at least five people were injured on Saturday.

US assistant secretary of state: The scene in Libya is complex but no military solution to the crisis

September 13, 2020 - 11:30
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The US assistant secretary of state for near eastern affairs, David Schenker has said "the situation is difficult in Libya", and warned that the country is on the verge of turning into another Syria.

Schenker confirmed in a press statement that the regional and international differences had made the landscape in Libya more complex, describing the players involved in the Libyan conflict as "very stubborn", making the situation more difficult.

Activists in Benghazi declare new political, social movement

September 13, 2020 - 11:27
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

A grouping of social and political activists, experts, and academics of the Cyrenaica region has declared the establishment of a political and social new body under the name the "High Council of Cyrenaica."

The council explained in its founding statement that its goal is to create a political system that unites the three regions in Libya and provides for the optimal representation of the region in dialogues and committees.

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