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Can Libya’s Central Bank Survive as the Country Fractures? – Foreign Policy


Foreign Policy

Can Libya's Central Bank Survive as the Country Fractures?
Foreign Policy
Coverage of Libya tends to focus these days on airstrikes, gun battles, and warring militias — correctly enough, since these are also the things that tend to loom large in the lives of Libyans. Yet even amid the current chaos it's important to

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:01 pm

Libya orders army to advance on capital – Al-Arabiya


Al-Arabiya

Libya orders army to advance on capital
Al-Arabiya
Libya's internationally recognized government ordered on Tuesday its military, led by renegade General Khalifa Haftar, to advance on the capital Tripoli and called for a civil disobedience there against armed Islamist groups. Prime Minister Abdullah al
Libya Orders 'Civil Disobedience' In CapitalSky News
Intervention in Libya 'unacceptable,' Turkish government saysHurriyet Daily News
Turkey urges end to violence in LibyaDaily Sabah
Today’s Zaman -Libya Herald -gulfnews.com
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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:00 pm

Government says removal of divisive Grand Mufti in Libya’s best interest – Libya Herald


Libya Herald

Government says removal of divisive Grand Mufti in Libya's best interest
Libya Herald
The Libyan government has called on the House of Representatives to remove Grand Mufti Sheikh Sadik Al-Ghariani and hold him accountable for his inflammatory attacks on the armed forces and the legal authorities, saying that such a move was necessary …

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 5:31 pm

Turkish envoy meets Rival Libya PM – Al-Arabiya


Al-Arabiya

Turkish envoy meets Rival Libya PM
Al-Arabiya
Libya has had two governments and parliaments competing for legitimacy since an armed group seized Tripoli in August. Omar al-Hasi, an Islamist, set up his own cabinet in the capital and forced the internationally recognized prime minister, Abdullah

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:32 am

UN, Malta cautious on Libya peace talks – Times of Malta


Times of Malta

UN, Malta cautious on Libya peace talks
Times of Malta
Talks aimed at securing peace and stability in Libya have led to a "mood change" but little tangible results, according to UN Special Envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon. Late night talks were held in Malta between Mr Leon and a Libyan government delegation …

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 9:48 am

Libya’s Rival Regimes Keep Oil Flowing From Split Nation – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Libya's Rival Regimes Keep Oil Flowing From Split Nation
Bloomberg
Libya's production has risen even as violence and political disputes have left the country under the rule of two competing administrations: the internationally recognized government of Abdulla al-Theni and the Islamist-led cabinet of Omar al-Hassi.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 11:23 pm

Libya’s Tobruk government calls on army to ‘liberate’ Tripoli – Middle East Eye


Middle East Eye

Libya's Tobruk government calls on army to 'liberate' Tripoli
Middle East Eye
Libya's Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) on Tuesday ordered army troops to launch a military operation aimed at "liberating" the capital Tripoli from armed militias, and called on local residents to launch a campaign of civil disobedience

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 8:11 pm

Libya parliament allies with renegade general, struggles to assert authority – Reuters UK


Reuters UK

Libya parliament allies with renegade general, struggles to assert authority
Reuters UK
BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) – Libya's beleaguered elected parliament has declared a formal alliance with a renegade former general, as it struggles to assert some authority in a country many fear is sliding into outright civil war. Three years after the
Libya After Qaddafi: The Unstable Terrorist Haven That America Has Mostly ThinkProgress
Libya's govt says forces will retake capitalThe Daily Star
Libyan Army, Hifter Forces Poised To Launch Attack On Tripoli, Take Back CapitalInternational Business Times

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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:44 pm

Gaddafi died 3 years ago. Would Libya be better off if he hadn’t? – Washington Post (blog)


CounterPunch

Gaddafi died 3 years ago. Would Libya be better off if he hadn't?
Washington Post (blog)
Three years ago, on Oct. 20, 2011, Muammar Gaddafi was killed. Exactly how is still a bit of a mystery: While the interim Libyan government initially said he was killed in an exchange of gunfire, other evidence suggested something else. His last record …
The Descent of LibyaCounterPunch
Libya: From Africa's Richest State Under Gaddafi, to Failed State After NATO Center for Research on Globalization
Libya Oil Crisis: Three Years After Gaddafi's Death Country on Brink of Civil WarInternational Business Times UK
PRI -Xinhua -RIA Novosti
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 8:15 pm

Libya-Goldman clash sheds light on formerly secretive fund – Financial Times


Libya-Goldman clash sheds light on formerly secretive fund
Financial Times
In 2008, Catherine McDougall was a young Australian lawyer seconded to the Libyan Investment Authority's offices in Tripoli to assist its legal team and review financial transactions conducted by Goldman Sachs. She was “shocked” by what she learnt, …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 4:17 pm

Libya – Yahoo News Search Results

Libya OPEC Governor Says Group Must Cut Daily Oil Output

OPEC needs to reduce crude output by at least 500,000 barrels a day, Libya’s governor to the group said, the first time since prices plunged into a bear market that a member of the organization has suggested how much production should be cut.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:02 pm

Turkish Airlines to restart Libya flights next week: envoy

By Tulay Karadeniz ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey's special envoy to Libya said on Wednesday that Turkish Airlines would resume flights to the eastern Libyan city of Misrata next week, the first foreign carrier to fly to the country since fighting there worsened in July. Three years after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is in chaos, with Islamists and other armed groups feuding for territory …

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:52 pm

Libya Orders 'Civil Disobedience' In Capital

Libya's internationally recognised government has called for a civil disobedience campaign in Tripoli until its forces can retake the capital from militias.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 9:43 am

In Benghazi, Libya's army liberates a ghost town

By Ayman al-Warfalli BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) – Sitting in one of the last buildings still intact after months of fighting near Benghazi's airport, Libyan army special forces commander Wanis Bukhamada presides over a world of destruction. His forces managed to stop an offensive of Islamist armed groups trying to take the airport in Benina, some 25 km (miles) south of the eastern city — just one …

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:09 am

Libya government calls for civil disobedience in Tripoli

Tripoli (AFP) – The internationally recognised Libyan government called Tuesday for a civil disobedience campaign in Tripoli until its forces retake the capital from militias who seized it.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 5:22 pm

Libya's government says forces will retake capital

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya's internationally recognized government said on Tuesday that its forces are getting ready to retake the capital, after Islamist-allied militias from the western city of Misrata took over Tripoli in August.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:56 pm

Libya parliament allies with renegade general, struggles to assert authority

By Ayman al-Warfalli and Feras Bosalum BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) – Libya's beleaguered elected parliament has declared a formal alliance with a renegade former general, as it struggles to assert some authority in a country many fear is sliding into outright civil war. Three years after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi, the oil-producing desert state is in chaos, with Islamists and other militias …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:02 pm

Libya's persecuted people displaced again

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — After three years in a packed refugee camp, Mariam Mohammed fled with her seven children and some 3,000 other members of Libya's persecuted Tawergha community after they were caught in crossfire between Islamist militias and pro-government forces in the embattled eastern city of Benghazi.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 7:14 pm

Libya's parliament allies with renegade general, struggling to assert authority

By Ayman al-Warfalli and Feras Bosalum BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) – Libya's beleaguered elected parliament has declared a formal alliance with a renegade former general, as it struggles to assert some authority in a country many fear is sliding into outright civil war. Three years after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi, the oil-producing desert state is in chaos, with Islamists and other militias …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 3:29 pm

75 killed in five days of fighting in Libya's Benghazi

Benghazi (Libya) (AFP) – Nine people were killed Sunday in new violence in Benghazi where pro-government forces have launched an offensive against Islamist militias, raising the toll to 75 dead in five days, medics said.

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 8:24 pm