January 2022

Williams: Ballot boxes are the only way to solve the legitimacy crisis in Libya

January 31, 2022 - 23:40
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The UN Special Adviser on Libya Stephanie Williams has reiterated that the only way to solve the legitimacy crisis in Libya is through the ballot boxes.

Williams made her comments during a meeting at the Peace and Prosperity Party HQ in Tripoli. She briefed the party head Muhammad Khaled Al-Ghweil and other members on the objectives of her mission in Libya in her capacity as the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Libya authorizes Irish company to build first solar power plant in the country

January 31, 2022 - 23:37
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Authorities in Libya have granted the Dublin-based AG Energy, an independent power producer company, a license to build a 200 megawatts solar-run power plant in Ghadames city, southwest of Libya.

The first renewable energy project to be implemented by a private company is coming to full development in Libya, the Africa 21 writes, indicating that a decision in this regard was made by the Libyan Authority for Privatization and Investment and the Libyan General Electricity Company.

Dbeibah says HoR Speaker desperately trying to partition Libya once again

January 31, 2022 - 21:22
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Prime Minister, Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah, said the House of Representatives’ (HoR) Speaker Aqila Saleh is trying to bring back division and fragmentation to the country, adding that his government will continue its work until the holding of elections after “it had paved the way for all needed electoral process measures”.

Dbeibah told Al-Jazeera TV Monday evening that he had contacted all international parties and they had all assured him of their opposition to attempts to create a new transitional period by Saleh.

Libyan PM launches resumption of “third ring road” project

January 31, 2022 - 20:51
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Prime Minister, Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah, inaugurated Monday the resumption of third ring road project – 23.8 km – which was suspended in 2011, and said it would be done in four stages: Ghout Al-Shaal to airport road and Salah Al-Deen crossroads on the second ring road to the beach area near Mitiga airport.

HoR Speaker: Selecting new Libyan PM to take place on February 8

January 31, 2022 - 20:08
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) Aqila Saleh said Monday that the HoR started to accept candidates’ paperwork for the position of the Prime Minister and the selection of the winning name to replace the current PM, Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah, will take place on February 08.

GNU makes Coronavirus vaccination mandatory in the country

January 31, 2022 - 19:35
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Written By: LibyaMohammed

The Government of National Unity (GNU) has issued instructions to prevent Coronavirus unvaccinated citizens and foreigners from entering all public and private institutions, including major markets, starting from mid-February, due to the high number of infections with the Coronavirus in the country.

US ambassador warns that forming new Libyan government is harmful to elections

January 31, 2022 - 14:15
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The US ambassador and special envoy to Libya, Richard Norland, has told CNN's Connect The World that there’s a risk that efforts to create a new government in Libya would be a distraction from the process of putting elections in place and could create a dynamic of parallel governments such as what Libya had a year ago; “and nobody wants that.”

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