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Factbox: How will Libya’s national assembly elections work?

Libyans head to the polls on July 7 to elect a national assembly in the nation’s first election in a generation almost a year after ousting Muammar Gaddafi in a NATO-backed rebellion. Below are some facts about the Libyan election and the role of the new national assembly: THE VOTE – 200 seats in the national […]

Egypt: Libya congratulates Egypt’s president-elect

Libya’s National Transition Council (NTC) President Mustapha Abdeljalil on Sunday sent a congratulatory message to Mr. Mohamed Morsi following his election as Egypt’s President. In the message, President Abdeljalil congratulated the Egyptian people on behalf of the NTC members as well as the Libyan government and people for the success of the electoral process and […]

Libyan elections set for 7 July

Campaigning has started last week in Libya as the first direct elections since former leader Muammar Gaddafi assumed power over 40 years ago are set to take place on July 7.  Libyans will vote in a 200-member General National Congress that will be tasked with overseeing the government, drafting a constitution and overseeing new executive […]

Weekly Security Update

Projections Instability may increase throughout the country over the coming weeks, as the authorities continue to struggle to enforce law and order, particularly in rural areas and the south of the country. With elections approaching, the interim regime will be keen to demonstrate it has made some security gains and progress on the integration of […]

Libyan Government Ready to Make Progress in Payments to Turkish Firms

The head of Libya’s National Transitional Council said on Sunday that the government was ready to make progress in payments to Turkish construction companies. Mustafa Abd-al Jalil said that Libyan government was ready to make some progress in payments to Turkish construction companies that had undertaken several projects in the country some time ago. “Libyan […]

Libya transitional council sees delay to elections

The head of Libya’s National Transitional Council said he expected an election for the national assembly would be delayed, holding up a landmark vote in the transformation of the country following the fall of Moammar Gadhafi. The election for an assembly that will draw up a new constitution was originally scheduled for June 19. Mustafa […]

Libyan oil industry makes startling recovery

After Libya’s civil war, experts pessimistically predicted a recovery in the country’s oil industry could stretch on for as long as three years. Work camps had been looted and left bereft of phone and internet links, export terminals were damaged and at one point in the fighting, production fell to 45,000 barrels per day (bpd), less than […]

Libya tries to calm wary investors over review

Libya is seeking to reassure investors concerned about a major review of nearly 10,000 business contracts that were signed by the government of the late Muammar Qaddafi.   A group of 20 people appointed by the National Transitional Council (NTC), the temporary government, is scrutinising the contracts to ensure fairness and hunt for evidence of […]