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Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister-designate, Fayez al-Sarraj, flanked by members of the presidential council, speaks during a press conference on March 30, 2016 in the capital Tripoli. 
Fayez al-Sarraj arrived in Tripoli following months of mounting international pressure for the country's warring sides to allow him to start work. / AFP / STRINGER        (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

“I have no executive tools to...

By Simon Speakman Cordall In an exclusive interview published in yesterday’s Libya Herald, the Prime Minister Designate of the UN backed government in Tripoli, Fayez Serraj has spoken of his disappointment in seeking a resolution to the...

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Interview: Serraj blames Hafter, Saleh...

By Sami Zaptia In a frank and open interview on the margins of the meetings organized by the British Foreign Office in London this week, Presidency Council head and nominated Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord (PC/GNA) Faiez...

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Amb. Stevens’s Deputy in Libya: Washington...

By Terence P. Jeffrey The State Department’s second-ranking diplomat in Libya on the day that terrorists attacked the U.S. facilities in Benghazi and killed Ambassador Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods says a key...

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Al-Waheshy: Tolerance is not a political...

By Libya Prospect Omar Al-Waheshy, one of the leaders of Libyan Muslim Brotherhood and also the Justice and Building Party. He is from Benghazi and lives in Switzerland since he left Libya in 1995.

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Chairman and CEO of LIA: ‘I Demand...

By Sabri Najeh AbdulMagid AbdulSalam Breish, Chairman and CEO of the Libyan Investment Authority in Tripoli, revealed to Asharq al-Awsat that several meetings were held with Tobruk LIA Chairman Fawzi Omran Farkash in the past few weeks.

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Al-Zarzah: I forgave my brother’s killer...

by Mohamed Rabie Al-Zarzah told LIBYA PROSPECT that “we met at a house in Soug Al-Juma, a group represented Misrata and another represented Tawergha; it was the first time both teams met directly since Gaddafi’s fall.

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Abdulmajeed Breish, LIA Chairman, talks to...

Tripoli – Bawabat al-Wasat: Summiah Ahmed – 13 August, 2016 The al-Wasat newspaper continues looking into the Libya’s foreign investment file. It is now opens part two of its interview with the LIA Chairman, Abdulmajeed Breish.

BENGHAZI, LIBYA - SEPTEMBER 15:  Prime Minister David Cameron (C) addresses the crowds in Victory Square, as French President Nicholas Sarkozy (Center L) looks on, September 15, 2011 in Benghazi, Libya. Cameron and Sarkozy are the first leaders from countries involved in the NATO-led military operations against Muammar Gaddafi to visit the freed capital. The pair met with NTC leaders and gave a press conference.  (Photo by Stefan Rousseau - Pool/Getty Images)

Libyan former MP lashes out at international...

By Ahmed Rahim (translated by Sahar Ghoussoub) Mahmoud Jibril, the former Libyan prime minister and head of the National Forces Alliance, places a great deal of the blame on the international community and the major powers for what is happening...

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Interview with Kevin Dawes on His Time in...

By Eliot Higgins In 2012 I started the Brown Moses Blog, with one of my earliest set of posts being a 5 part interview with Kevin Dawes, who would later go on to disappear in Syria, and now released on April 8th 2016.

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Libya conflict over resources not Islam:...

By Hassan Isilow Libya has remained in turmoil since Gaddafi’s ouster and death in 2011. The conflict in war-torn Libya is more about resources and power than religion or ethnicity, a former advisor to two post-revolution Libyan...

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Libyan rebel, Ball State student reflects on...

By Patrick Calvert In February of 2011 the Arab Spring — a series of protests, riots and civil wars that swept throughout the Arab world — came to Libya with demonstrations that quickly turned into a rebellion against Gaddafi and his...

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Interview with Libya’s Prime Minister:...

By Der Spiegel Fifty-six-year-old Libian Prime Minister Sarraj, an architect, is one of these people. His father had been a minister during the times of the monarchy, before Gadhafi came to power in 1969. Sarraj himself had been a member of...