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11-07-2013

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In the News
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09-07-2013

Almost half of Libyan respondents in Transparency International's latest global survey thought corruption had risen over the past two years, with over 60% saying they had paid a bribe to a basic public institution.

In the News
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08-07-2013

The Libyan Dar al-Ifta has confirmed that Ramadan this year will officially start on 10 July, not 9 July as we had previously reported.

In the News
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24-06-2013

Deborah Jones arrived in Tripoli last week to become Washington's first ambassador to Libya since Christopher Stevens was killed last year in Benghazi.

In the News
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12-06-2013

The news that oil output has fallen to below one million barrels per day (bpd) shows the extent to which sit-ins, protests and strikes are starting to cut off the lifeblood of Libya's economy.

In the News
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09-06-2013

The chief of staff of the Libyan army, Yousef al-Mangoush, has stepped down in the wake of clashes in Benghazi on 7 June which killed some 30 people.

His resignation was accepted by the General National Congress (GNC), Libya's national assembly, on 9 June.

In the News
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14-05-2013

At least four people were killed in a car bomb that exploded near a hospital in Benghazi on 13 May.

Government and local officials have given conflicting estimates on how many people died in the blast, which occurred at around 3pm near the Jalaa Hospital and caused numerous injuries to passers-by.

In the News
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06-05-2013

The latest pledge to reduce Libya's enormous state subsidies bill has come from oil and gas minister Abdelbari al-Arusi, who says the government aims to cut out all fuel subsidies within three years.

In the News
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06-05-2013

On 5 May the General National Congress (GNC) voted overwhelmingly to pass the so-called 'political isolation' law, which bars those who held senior public positions at any time between 1969 and 2011 from taking up similar posts in the future.

In the News
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18-03-2013

Almost 90 people have now been killed by drinking poisoned alcohol, says the Ministry of Health, but no more hospitalizations have taken place in the past few days.