EYE ON LIBYA: Rekindling Life After a Decade of Conflict

By Janet Ekstract İSTANBUL (TURKISH JOURNAL)- Libya may finally be on the road to recovery and the possibility of rekindling life after a decade of conflict that had mired the North African nation. Interest is at an all time high with Libya hosting prime ministers from Italy, Malta and Greece last week, in an effort to push forward on business More...

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By admin On Saturday, February 6th, 2021
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EYE ON LIBYA: UN, UNSMIL Laud New Interim Libya Government

By Janet Ekstract ISTANBUL (TURKISH JOURNAL) – In a press statement on February 5, acting Special Representative and head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Stephanie Williams, praised More...

By admin On Thursday, February 4th, 2021
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LPDF In Geneva Talks, Presidency Council Candidate Decisions Still Unclear

By Janet Ekstract ISTANBUL- The Libya Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) is continuing its ongoing talks to select a temporary Presidency Council (PC) to lead Libya into national elections on December 24. The 74-member More...

By admin On Monday, January 25th, 2021
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EYE ON LIBYA: Major Breakthrough In Peace Talks, UN Praises Progress Achieved

By Janet Ekstract ISTANBUL (TURKISH JOURNAL) –  A major impasse in Libya peace negotiations is finally resolved, according to a top United Nations official on Libya. A new plan was proposed on Saturday, More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
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United Nations to bring in monitors to observe Libya’s flouted ceasefire

NEW YORK (TURKISH JOURNAL)- Ali Çınar- The United Nations has announced that observers will be assigned for the ceasefire in Libya. The United Nations announced its plans to send observers for the ceasefire in More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 15th, 2020
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EYE ON LIBYA: No Consensus On Political Transition As Difficulties Loom

By Janet Ekstract ISTANBUL- Libyan parliament has not convened for two years and the likelihood of carving a path through the thorny political transition process remains at a stalemate. At the most More...

By admin On Sunday, December 6th, 2020
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Political Solution In Limbo: 20,000 Foreign Fighters Remain

By Janet Ekstract ISTANBUL (TURKISH JOURNAL) – If the Libya Political Dialogue Forum  (LPDF) is to be successful then it would stand to reason that a previous United Nations arms embargo must be honored.  More...

By admin On Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
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Eye on Libya: Haftar Shadow haunts women in Libya

By Janet Ellen ISTANBUL (TURKISH JOURNAL)– Despite what appears to be progress in moving Libya toward a viable political solution, the continuing specter of Khalifa Haftar’s legacy remains. For the women More...

By admin On Sunday, October 25th, 2020
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UN Secterary-General lauds Geneva Agreement, cautions process must be “Libya-led, Libya-owned”

By Janet Ekstract UNITED NATIONS (TURKISH JOURNAL) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lauded the Libya ceasefire agreement signed in Geneva on Friday, October 23, which he said must be More...

By admin On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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EYE ON LIBYA: Permanent Ceasefire Signed, Turkey Uncertain On The Outcome While UN, US Laud The Agreement

By Janet Ekstract ISTANBUL (TURKISH JOURNAL) – On Friday, in Geneva, a permanent ceasefire agreement was signed by the two Libyan delegations of the 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC) that had initially More...

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