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Libyan Women Want a Say in Running the New Libya

Libyan women want more say in running post-Al Qathafi Libya and suggest that a new government in Libya should ensure the participation of both sexes in political action giving a minimum of 40% for each, with the requirement of capability. Participation in government was one of the main recommendations by the first-ever International Women’s Conference […]

Libya, Algeria mend ties

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika met with National Transitional Council (NTC) chief Mustafa Abdel Jalil for the first time on Tuesday (November 15th), signalling a breakthrough in relations with the new Libya leadership. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in Doha. "President Abdelaziz Bouteflika talked in a tripartite […]

Libya's NTC names interim prime minister

Libya’s Transitional National Council (NTC) has chosen Abdurrahim El Keib as the country’s new interim prime minister to replace Mahmoud Jibril. El Keib, an electrical engineer and professor at the university of Tripoli, garnered 26 votes out of the total of 51 votes, and said that he expected to choose his cabinet ministers within two weeks. Mustafa Abdul Jalil, the […]