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Libya moves towards high-risk presidential elections

The New Arab 25 Oct 2021
Libya's electoral commission will finalise preparations for presidential elections, according to the body ... This declaration comes three days after a conference in Tripoli where several foreign powers and UN officials pressured Libya's interim government to move forward with the elections after stalls.
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Libyan PM stresses importance of supporting private energy sector

Sina 25 Oct 2021
Since the fall of the late leader Muammar Gaddafi's regime in 2011, Libya has been suffering frequent cuts of power, particularly in summer, due to lack of proper maintenance of power plants and suspension of power plants projects in the country.
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Libya to start registering election candidates in November

The Arab Weekly 25 Oct 2021
Libya’s prime minister and several foreign powers on Thursday endorsed the holding of a presidential election on December 24 as envisaged in a UN-backed peace plan aimed at resolving years of turmoil and division ... Other political institutions in Libya have rejected parliament’s proposals.
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China's UN role applauded

China Daily 25 Oct 2021
Carpenter expressed the view that Beijing has exercised its veto power in a restrained manner, but it has been willing to use it to block some of Washington's more egregious efforts to gain international backing for its regime-change wars ... "The veto was a prudent restraining role that a major power should exercise," Carpenter said.
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Sudan ‘military coup’ sparks concern - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 25 Oct 2021
Rival powers like Turkey and its backing of the Muslim Brotherhood, while Saudi Arabia opposes the Brotherhood, have led to contests throughout the region, from Libya to Tunisia. Other countries have suffered from Iranian-backed groups that tried to seize power in Yemen, Lebanon and Iraq.
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Will Sudan coup harm Israeli ties? - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 25 Oct 2021
Rival powers – like Turkey which backs the Muslim Brotherhood and Saudi Arabia which opposes it – have led to contests throughout the region, from Libya to Tunisia. Other countries have suffered from Iranian-backed groups that tried to seize power in Yemen, Lebanon and Iraq.
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Libya moves closer to holding high-risk presidential elections

The Observer 24 Oct 2021
It will be the first time Libya has been led by a president ... The US and some other foreign powers are putting massive pressure on Libya’s political class to stick to their public support for elections on or around the planned date of 24 December arguing the country will never recover if it is run by illegitimate administrations.
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Libya's elections commission to start registering candidates in November

Middle East Monitor 24 Oct 2021
Libya PM backs December elections Libya's prime minister and several foreign powers on Thursday endorsed the holding of a national ....
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Libyan elections commission to start registering candidates in Nov - commission head

Gulf Daily News 24 Oct 2021
TRIPOLI - Registration for candidates in Libya's presidential and parliamentary elections should open in November, the head of the High National Elections Commission, said on Sunday ... Libya's prime minister and several foreign powers on Thursday endorsed the holding of a national election on Dec.
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Libya’s elections commission to open registration for candidates in Nov, commission head says

Arab News 24 Oct 2021
Registration for candidates in Libya’s presidential and parliamentary elections should open in November, the head of the High National Elections Commission, said on Sunday ... Libya’s prime minister and several foreign powers on Thursday endorsed the holding of a national election on Dec.
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Libyan elections commission to start registering candidates in Nov – commission head

Egypt Independent 24 Oct 2021
But the complexities of the political patchwork resulting from divisions between eastern and western Libya mean there are still hurdles to overcome ... People close to Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of the late ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi and once the second most powerful man in Libya, have signalled that he also wants to compete.
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Libya FM: Security, stability necessary to usher in new govt

Arab News 23 Oct 2021
TRIPOLI, Libya ... Each side was backed by different foreign powers and militias ... In September, Libya’s powerful, east-based commander Khalifa Haftar announced he was suspending his role as leader of a self-styled Libyan army for the next three months — the clearest indication yet that he may be contemplating a run for president in December elections.
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Craig Mason: Afghanistan and the need for strong states

The Spokesman-Review 23 Oct 2021
By Craig Mason ... We must relearn the need for a strong state, for functioning, regulatory and legalistic governance ... In short order, after Bush ruined Iraq in 2003, Obama joined with Tony Blair and others to ruin Syria and Libya. As a reminder, Elder Bush kept Saddam in power in Iraq after the first Iraq War as a counter-weight to Iran ... .
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Putin-Bennett talks come amid Russia tensions with West

The Jerusalem Post 23 Oct 2021
Russia has been in the news lately, mainly for its competition with the West ... And Russia has carried out a joint naval drill with China, Tass media says ... Russia cares about increasing its power in the region and has forces in Syria as well as military contractors who have been reported in Libya, the Central African Republic and other countries ... .
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The Economic Strategy of American Empire

Information Clearing House 23 Oct 2021
And they thought that if you had to lose your gold stock, which was the source of world power, as a result of military spending, how can you control the world? ... Because remember, you Japanese, you’re the yakuza, you’re the crooks that we put in power to fight the socialists to make sure Japan didn’t go socialist ... We have one power.
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