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New Cabinet Sworn In

Libya’s House of Representatives (HoR) has held a swearing-in ceremony for its new 10-member cabinet on Sunday. According to a report from ABC News, the country’s internationally recognized parliament also called for international aid in its battle against the Islamist-allied militias that now control Tripoli. (Source: ABC News)

GNC Appoints New Defence Minister

Abdullah al-Thani will replace Mohammed Al-Barghathi as Libya’s new Defense Minister, after Al-Barghathi resigned following violent clashes and raids by rival militias on a number of ministries in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. The attacks took place last May and June, and left five people dead and at least one hundred more injured. Mr Al-Thani […]