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US renews call for withdrawal of foreign forces from Libya

The United States (US) has renewed its call for the withdrawal of all foreign forces and fighters from Libya and for holding presidential and parliamentary elections as scheduled on December 24.The US, according to a statement by…

Norland confirms US support for new executive authority

The US ambassador to Libya, Richard Norland confirmed his government's support for the newly elected unified executive authority.In a phone call between Norland and new head of presidential council Mohammed Al-Menfi, the ambassador…

Iran accused of being responsible for Lockerbie explosion

Former CIA operations officer, John Holt has claimed that the perpetrator of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing was not Libya, but Iran.Holt, a handler for a key witness in the Lockerbie trial, Abdul-Majid Giaka, has said that he reported to…

The US encourages economic transparency in Libya

US Ambassador to Libya Richard Norland met with Minister of Finance of Government of National Accord, Faraj Bomtari.In a statement released by the US embassy in Libya, the US ambassador reiterated support for the UN Support Mission in…

Kaniyat Militia blacklisted by the United States

The United States blacklists pro-Hafter forces suspected of human rights violations and war crimes after Russia blocked UN sanctions on the militia, demanding to see more proof of human rights abuses.The sanctions imposed on Wednesday…

US reaffirms support for the National Oil Cooperation

In a statement from the US Embassy in Libya, the United States renewed its support for the NOC and commanded the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) for their swift and disciplined response to the surprising attack.The statement also…