December 2021

Military mobilization and tensions in Libya's capital

December 21, 2021 - 19:43
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan capital, Tripoli, has seen since Tuesday morning unusual military mobilization in different parts of the city, including blocking roads of Shara'a Al-Zawiya and Bab Benghashir as well as Ain Zara and Khallet Al-Furjan in south Tripoli, causing tensions and sending signals of possible armed clashes.

Dbeibah: Victory over ISIS in Sirte is proof that Libya will never be an incubator for terrorism

December 21, 2021 - 14:08
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

 Prime Minister, presidential candidate Abdul Hamid Dbeibah has said the military operation of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous, which defeated ISIS and drove it out of its stronghold in Sirte proved that Libya would never be an incubator for terrorism or terrorists.

In a speech he delivered during a celebration held in Misrata to mark the 5th anniversary of the liberation of Sirte from ISIS, Dbeibah said the heroes of  Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous ended ISIS dreams and will remain a noble act and sacrifice for all humanity, and for Africa and southern Europe in particular.

Norland: Political and legal obstacles hinder Libya's elections, including list of presidential candidates

December 21, 2021 - 12:29
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The US Special Envoy and Ambassador to Libya, Richard Norland, has confirmed that obstacles to the electoral process in Libya exist.

Norland told a press conference in Tripoli Monday that obstacles of legal and political grounds, besides the issue with the presidential candidates, require a national decision and a Libyan political will, reiterating his country's support for Libya to move towards elections.

Williams meets with two woman presidential candidates

December 20, 2021 - 21:02
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The UN Secretary General’s Advisor on Libya, Stephanie Williams, said on Twitter she had substantive and stimulating conversation with the two woman candidates for presidential elections, Laila Ben Khalifa and Hunaida Al-Madi Tumia.

Williams added on Monday that she also discussed with the two woman candidates their visions for Libya, including a strong push to advance the electoral process.

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