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Video: NTC holds press conference in Benghazi

Mustafa Abdel Jalil spoke today in Benghazi about the state of the country.

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Libya gets U.N. welcome, pledges of support

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

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UN assembly recognizes Libya’s interim government

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

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Cameron and Sarkozy meet Libya’s new leaders in Tripoli

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

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Libya’s interim leaders under fire over governance

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

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Libya NTC to offer fighters police jobs

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

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Paris conference urges Libya reconciliation

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

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Video: Scott Heidler reports on NTC press conference

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.

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Libya’s rebels face questions as transition looms

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

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Video: Tony Birtley on the NTC’s reshuffling

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