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Libyan Gazette Weekly News Digest 10/24: Aref Nayed’s Return to Libya Can Only Further Political Divisiveness

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News Digest
Oct 24,2016

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Politics:

Aref Nayed’s Return to Libya Can Only
Further Political Divisiveness

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Libya’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Dr. Aref Ali Nayed, who has served in the mission since the revolution, has stepped down. In a letter to Ageela Saleh, Nayed expressed that it was an honour to serve since he was appointed by the National Transitional Council, however he did not give a reason for …

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Major Political Players in Libya Reject GNC Attempted
Coup

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The Libyan Justice and Building (LJB) party made a statement on Monday rejecting an attempted coup by the General National Congress (GNC). Khalifa al-Ghwell, chairman of the Government of National Salvation which is derived from the former GNC, stormed the headquarters of the Supreme Council of State at the Rixos Hotel on Friday with local …

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Failed Coup Destabilizes Libyan Capital

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Despite an attempted coup, Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Al-Sarraj attended a graduation ceremony for policemen on Monday at the interior ministry’s headquarters in Tripoli, according to a tweet made from the unity government’s Twitter account. Tension continues to rise in the Libyan capital as checkpoints begin to appear around Tripoli as rival brigades attempt to …

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Presidential Guard Pledges Allegiance to GNC in Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) In a video statement released Sunday, the Presidential Guard pledged its allegiance to the General National Congress (GNC) after the group orchestrated a coup against the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) on Friday. According to the Presidential Guard, the Libyan political agreement, which helped form the GNA, was intended to bring back military rule …

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Attempted Coup in Tripoli by GNC
Condemned by EU and UN

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Friday, a group of former General National Congress members backed by local militias stormed buildings used by the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) declaring a coup. The armed group drove into the GNA headquarters in vehicles mounted with anti-aircraft guns, forcing local forces to flee. The European Union and the United Nations spoke …

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War on ISIS:

Five Foreigners Freed From ISIS Captivity

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) After an intense battle between Libyan forces and ISIS fighters on Thursday, five foreigners who were held by ISIS in Sirte were freed, said an official. “Each round of fighting has its own circumstances … and it’s difficult to predict when the battle will be over. But the end of Daesh (ISIS) will be very …

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