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29-11-2013

The first round of Libya's local elections took place on Saturday, with a rolling series of votes in different areas set to be held in the coming weeks. 

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25-11-2013

Fighting between the Libyan army and Islamist militant group Ansar al-Sharia has killed nine people and injured 49, according to state news agency LANA.

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16-11-2013

Some 43 people were killed and at least 450 others wounded on Friday in the capital's single bloodiest day since the end of the 2011 conflict, with clashes also breaking out on 16 November.

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08-11-2013

Two people were killed and dozens more injured in some of the most violent inter-militia clashes in the capital since the 2011 revolution.

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05-11-2013

Following a recent statement by the Libyan Scholars' Association (rabitat ulama libya) condemning calls for federalism in Libya, the Dar al-Ifta has issued its own opinion on the matter.

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10-10-2013

Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was seized from the Corinthia Hotel on the morning of 10 October.

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03-10-2013

Candidates wishing to run for election to the 60-member body tasked with drafting Libya's new constitution ha

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24-09-2013

Libya's oil crisis has taken a new twist, with claims that Naji Mukhtar, the chairman of the national assembly's energy committee, paid millions of Libyan dinars to a group that controls several key oil ports in the east of the country.

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10-09-2013

The US, UK, France and Italy have issued a joint statement supporting the government's efforts to resolve the energy crisis.

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05-09-2013

This year's Global Competitiveness Report, compiled by the World Economic Forum, ranks Libya poorly in virtually all categories except macroeconomic indicators.