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Cabinet Relocates Foreign Ministry

The government is to relocate the Foreign Ministry from its current headquarters in Tripoli because staff are refusing to come in following threats from gunmen believed to linked to militant revolutionaries, reports Libya Herald. The Ministry was taken-over for a day by a group of armed men two weeks ago. (Source: Libya Herald) (Picture: Libyan […]

Abdulaziz Named as Foreign Minister

Libya’s Minister of International Cooperation, Mohamed Abdulaziz (pictured), has been appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs. The two ministries are to be merged, following their very brief separation by Prime Minister Zeidan when he announced his government at the end of October. The decision follows the resignation at the start of January of Ali Al-Aujali who had […]

Italy and Libya move to re-establish old friendship

The events of the Arab Spring disrupted Italy’s centuries-old relationship with Libya, its neighbour across the Mediterranean, but – now the dust has settled – both sides are keen to restore a spirit of co-operation. The links between Italy and its former North African territory go back not only to the brief 36 years of […]

Embassy of Libya to be Established in Warsaw

The Department for European Affairs of Libya’s Transitional National Council’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has notified the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs that the Libyan Representation in Poland will be upgraded to the rank of Embassy. “Having regard to the historic relations between Libya and Poland as well as Poland’s position supporting Libya ever since […]