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GNA labour minister resigns

GNA labour minister resigns in protest at militia control of Tripoli

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Italian conference on business opportunities in Libya

By Alessandra Bocchi. Tunis, 24 January 2017: A conference on potential Italian investment in Libya is to be held at the Libyan academy in Rome on 26 January. It is a collaboration between the Libyan embassy in Italy and the Italian-Libyan Chamber of Commerce. The event will comprise three workshops aimed at promoting investment by Italian [...]

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Boycotting southern HoR members set six conditions for rejoining parliament

By Jamie Prentis. Tunis, 19 January 2017: Members of the House of Representatives (HoR) from the south who suspended their membership three days ago now say will re-join the HoR only if six demands are met.

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Beida government accuses Italy of violating Libyan sovereignty

By Alessandra Bocci. Tunis, 14 January 2017: In a sign of its growing annoyance with Italy over its cooperation with the Presidency Council and the Government of National Accord (GNA), the rival interim government in Beida this week accused the Italian navy of illegally entering Libya’s territorial waters. It claimed Italy was violating Libyan [...]

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Misrata Military Council warns NOC over links to LNA

By Libya Herald reporter. Tunis, 7 January 2016: Misrata Military Council (MMC) has called on the National Oil Corporation (NOC) to reconsider its relationship with the Libyan National Army and Field Marshal Khalifa Hafter. It says that the eastern oil ports could be used as a military base for Haftar’s forces. If NOC did not [...]

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Prince Mohammed El Senussi says Libyans must solve own problems in Independence Day address

By Libya Herald reporter: Tunis, 24th December 2016: In a speech to mark Libyan Independence Day, Prince Mohammed El Senussi, the son of the late Crown Prince Hassan, has warned Libyans not to rely on foreign governments to solve the country’s problems. These had their own interests and agenda, he said. “We have to solve [...]

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Bahrain police clash with protesters near Shi’ite leader’s house: activists

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahraini security forces clashed with supporters of the country's Shi'ite Muslim spiritual leader near his home on Wednesday, activists said.

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At least five killed in shooting in Jordanian city: security sources

AMMAN (Reuters) - At least five people were killed and several wounded during an attack on Sunday by armed gunmen in the southern Jordanian city of Karak, security sources said.

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Brexiteer Farage says he wants to be a bridge between UK and Trump

LONDON (Reuters) - Leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage said on Sunday he wanted to be a bridge between the British government and the new U.S. administration.

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New Zealand’s new leader names his cabinet, changes inner circle

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's new prime minister Bill English announced his cabinet on Sunday, introducing four new faces and rejigging his inner leadership group.

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