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Mustafa Abdel Jalil spoke today in Benghazi about the state of the country.
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Libya’s new flag flew at the United Nations on Tuesday for the first time since Muammar Gaddafi’s overthrow as U.S. President Barack Obama called for the last of the deposed leader’s loyalists to stop … Continue reading
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The U.N. General Assembly on Friday approved a Libyan request to accredit envoys of the country’s interim government as Tripoli’s sole representatives at the world body, effectively recognizing the National Transitional Council. The 193-nation … Continue reading
David Cameron and Nicolas Sarkozy flew into Libya on Thursday and warned Syria and other regimes across the Middle East and north Africa that “the Arab spring could become an Arab summer”. In a measure of how quickly order has … Continue reading
BENGHAZI, Libya, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Hundreds of people have marched in Benghazi calling for a shake-up of Libya’s new leadership while nascent political groups have challenged the country’s interim rulers in a memorandum, saying their governance plan does not … Continue reading
TRIPOLI Sep 4 (Reuters) – Libya’s interim government moved to calm its anxious fighters and offer stability on Sunday, announcing plans to draft thousands of the men who ousted Muammar Gaddafi into the police and find other jobs for the … Continue reading
Western leaders have urged Libya’s transitional authorities to engage in a reconciliation process with their enemies, after a summit in Paris. French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who chaired the meeting, said anti-Gaddafi forces could achieve nothing without “reconciliation and forgiveness”. Mr … Continue reading
Mustafa Jalil held a press conference today. Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler, reporting from Benghazi, gives a round up of the conference and discusses the challenges facing the NTC in returning law and order to the country.
BENGHAZI, Libya, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Opponents of Muammar Gaddafi have managed to cobble together an alliance and, with plenty of NATO help, fight the Libyan leader’s forces to what increasingly looks like the verge of defeat. Now the hard … Continue reading