Tagged: Benghazi

‘Libya: intelligence chief killed in eastern region,’ al-Arabiya (Saudi Arabia), 8 May 2014

Libya’s chief of intelligence was assassinated in the city of Benghazi today. The city, located in Eastern Libya, has been the site of multiple assassinations regular stand-offs between armed extremists, including Ansar al-Sharia, and the army, in the past three years. Continue reading

‘Morocco decides to refuse entrance visas to Libyan citizens,’ Shorouk News (Egypt), 7 February 2014

As of midnight on Sunday, Moroccan will no longer issue entrance visas to Libyan citizens. Reasons for this policy change were not provided.

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Allocation of Proposed Seats in Libya Specifying Regional, Womens and Minority Seats, al-Aju’a li-Bilad (Libya), 19th December 2013

untitledMap of proposed seats for constitutional draft body in Libya with special seats for women and minorities. Continue reading

Start of preparations for national dialogue in Libya, Al-Jazeera (Qatar), 3 November 2013

Following the overthrow of Col. Muammar al-Qaddafi through a popular revolution in 2011, Libya has found itself in a state of turmoil due to the power vacuum and power held by militias. Activists and members of civil society are preparing a meeting for national dialogue and reconciliation to try to bring stability to Libya.

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