October 2021

The Intercept: FBI investigating role of Blackwater boss in aiding Haftar in Libya

October 31, 2021 - 20:09
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Intercept has revealed that the FBI is investigating a failed 2019 mercenary plot related to the offensive led by Khalifa Haftar on Tripoli in Libya in April 2019, adding that the FBI has sought to determine what role, if any, private military contractor Erik Prince had in the undertaking, according to six people with knowledge of the investigation.

Al-Koni: Any initiatives to delay elections don't represent Presidential Council

October 31, 2021 - 19:08
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Deputy Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mossa Al-Koni, reiterated commitment to holding elections on time as per the schedule set by the Political Dialogue Forum's roadmap.

Al-Koni welcomed the recent UNSMIL statement that reiterated the importance of holding elections on time and adopting High National Elections Commission's amendments to the elections law by the House of Representatives.

LFF league competition postponed for lack of adequate stadiums

October 31, 2021 - 14:33
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Libyan Football Federation (LFF) has announced the postponement of the league competition for this season for an unspecified date.

This came in a statement issued by the LFF committee for organizing competitions on Saturday. The committee attributed this postponement to a shortage in the stadiums approved for hosting the league competitions, especially in Tripoli, which includes six competing clubs.