Sabha (Libya)

Type: City
Name: Sabha (Libya)
Country: Libya
Latitude: 27.07
Longitude: 14.42
population: 126,387
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Violence in Libya Disrupts Election to Council of Representatives - UN Envoy

The armed clashes in Tripoli and its international airport as well as violent acts all over Libya jeopardized the June 25 election, UN's envoy to Libya Tarek Mitri told the Security Council on Thursday.“In the East, there has been a marked escalation ... [Published RIA Novosti - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Rocket attacks on Libya airport destroy 90% of planes

Libya's main airport in Tripoli is hit by new rocket attack, as government considers seeking security help from international forces.Staff ReporterLibya's international airport in Tripoli came under renewed attack Monday with dozens of rocket-propelled ... [Published MaltaToday - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Rocket hits airport in Libyan capital

A rocket has reportedly hit the airport in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, where fighting between rival armed groups has been raging since Sunday.The Grad rocket struck the airport perimeter late on Monday, residents said.Authorities had closed the airport ... [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Libya: a website to count violent deaths, 328 in 2014

(ANSAmed) - TRIPOLI, JULY 9 - A new Website has been launchedin Libya that documents violent deaths in the country since thebeginning of 2014.Called Libya Body Count, the Website so far has counted atleast 328 violent deaths, 31 of them in the first week ... [Published Ansamed - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Libyan poll sees Islamists losing

Legislative elections held last week look set, judging by preliminary results, to bring a strong majority of non-Islamist candidates to power, writes Kamel AbdallahIt appears that non-Islamist political forces — such as the National Forces Alliance and ... [Published Al Ahram - Jul 04 2014]
Entities: Benghazi, Islamist, Libya
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Ramadan starts Sunday, not Saturday

By staff.Tripoli, 27 June 2014:Ramadan will not start tomorrow, Saturday, it has been announced by the Grand Mufti’s office, the Dar Al-Ifta, as no new moon was sighted this evening.The Dar Al-Ifta has set up a series of teams in five towns and cities ... [Published Libya Herald - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Libyan human rights activist killed

A prominent Libyan human rights lawyer and activist has been assassinated in her home in Benghazi.Armed men fought their way into the house of Salwa Bughaighis before shooting her.Ms Bughaighis, a former parliamentarian, was an outspoken critic of many ... [Published BBC - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

ELECTIONS 2014: HNEC announces reruns of voting in Murzuk and Sebha tomorrow

By staff.Tripoli, 26 June 2014:The Higher National Elections Commission (HNEC) has announced reruns of elections to the House of Representatives in Sebha and Murzuk tomorrow.Speaking at a press conference at HNEC headquarters this evening, HNEC head Emad ... [Published Libya Herald - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 6 reports

Violence, low turnout mar Libya vote

Violence and a low turnout have overshadowed Libya’s parliamentary elections, which people hope could end months of political chaos and growing unrest in the country. The electoral commission said only 630,000 of the 1.5 million registered voters had ... [Published Press tv - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

ELECTION 2014: Sebha candidate murdered

By Seraj Essul.Tripoli, 23 June 2014:A candidate in Wednesday’s elections was murdered this morning in Sebha in what is thought to have been a deliberate act of ethnic vengeance.Mohamed Badi Hassan Kwakwai, a Tebu who was one of the 61 candidates for ... [Published Libya Herald - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 2 reports

Libya: Whipped, beaten, and hung from trees: detained migrants, asylum seekers describe torture, other abuse in detention

Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Libya (Tripoli, June 23, 2014) – Guards in migrant detention centers under Libyan government control have tortured and otherwise abused migrants and asylum seekers, including with severe whippings, beatings, and electric ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 2 reports

Another death in brief resurgence of Sebha violence

By .Tripoli, 22 June 2014:The uneasy truce negotiated last night in Sebha was broken only once today, though that exchange of fire left one man dead and another seroiusly injured.A member of Misrata’s Third Force, which has been attempting to keep rival ... [Published Libya Herald - Jun 22 2014]

Quotes

...5 million registered Libyans went to the polls on election day. The envoy added "there was no polling in the eastern city of Derna," and "24 centers across the country were impacted by acts of violence, notably, Sabha, Zawiya, Sirte and Awbari" wich leaves 12 seats in the Council of Representatives vacant
"The government has studied the possibility to bring international forces to enhance security" he said
"It's a transitional process and we still don't know where it will end," he said. "We shouldn't forget how destructive 42 years of Gadhafi's reign were."
" family and friends who are mourning her but many across Libya. In 2011, in the early days of the uprising against Col Gaddafi, she was one of the few who kept me up-to-date on the deadly crackdown on protestors. She and other lawyers and activists braved the streets to protest against the heavy-handed response. She was most recently heavily involved in moves to set up a National Dialogue to discuss Libya"

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Broadcast Systems Arabia eyes Mena expansion [Published Khaleej Times - Jul 21 2014]
Violence in Libya Disrupts Election to Council ... [Published RIA Novosti - Jul 17 2014]
Rocket attacks on Libya airport destroy 90% of ... [Published MaltaToday - Jul 15 2014]
Rocket hits airport in Libyan capital [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 14 2014]
U.N. pulls staff out of Libya as clashes kill 1... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 14 2014]
Clashes erupt in Libya, airports shutdown [Published Sharenet - Jul 14 2014]
Libya: a website to count violent deaths, 328 i... [Published Ansamed - Jul 09 2014]
ELECTION 2014: Full provision results for House... [Published Libya Herald - Jul 07 2014]
Libyan poll sees Islamists losing [Published Al Ahram - Jul 04 2014]
ELECTION 2014: More results announced [Published Libya Herald - Jun 29 2014]
Ramadan starts Sunday, not Saturday [Published Libya Herald - Jun 27 2014]
Frustrated Libyans vote amid violence [Published Deutsche Welle - Jun 27 2014]
Libyan human rights activist Salwa killed [Published Frontier Post - Jun 27 2014]
ELECTIONS 2014: HNEC announces reruns of voting... [Published Libya Herald - Jun 27 2014]
Islamist attacks mar Libya vote [Published Magharebia - Jun 26 2014]
Libyan human rights activist killed [Published BBC - Jun 26 2014]
Libyan elections: Low turnout marks bid to end ... [Published Angola Press - Jun 26 2014]
Violence, low turnout mar Libya vote [Published Press tv - Jun 26 2014]
Poor turnout in Libyan parliament vote as promi... [Published Reuters - Jun 26 2014]
Libyans slow to vote for new parliament in test... [Published Today Online - Jun 25 2014]
Less than a third of Libyans cast vote in elect... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Jun 25 2014]
Libya elects new parliament in bid to stem chaos [Published Ansamed - Jun 25 2014]
Libyans slow to vote for new parliament in test... [Published Reuters Canada - Jun 25 2014]
ELECTION 2014: Almost all polling stations oper... [Published Libya Herald - Jun 25 2014]
Libya prepares to vote amid tensions [Published Al Jazeera - Jun 24 2014]
ELECTION 2014: Sebha candidate murdered [Published Libya Herald - Jun 23 2014]
ELECTION 2014: A look at the numbers [Published Libya Herald - Jun 23 2014]
Another death in brief resurgence of Sebha viol... [Published Libya Herald - Jun 22 2014]
Libya: Whipped, beaten, and hung from trees: de... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 22 2014]
Libya: Whipped, Beaten, and Hung from Trees [Published Human Rights Watch - Jun 22 2014]
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Libya: Whipped, beaten, and hung from trees: de... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 22 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Libya (Tripoli, June 23, 2014) – Guards in migrant detention centers under Libyan government control have tortured and otherwise abused migrants and asylum seekers, including with severe whippings, beatings, and electric ...
The Roundup [Published Firedoglake - Jun 02 2014]
It’s the start of a new month! I’m curious, based on two or three months, if any readers had any comments on the Roundup to improve it or suggestions. International Politics Overall - U.S. Defense secretary Chuck Hagel states China is “ destabilizing ...
Libya: Libya: What the ICRC did in 2013 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 31 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Libya 31-03-2014 Facts and Figures Supporting the Libyan Red Crescent Society (LRCS) The ICRC: conducted 5 first-aid training sessions for 103 LRCS volunteers; helped the LRCS establish a permanent ...
Libya: Persistent Political Divisions Undermine... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 10 2014]
Source: UN Security CouncilCountry: Libya SC/11311 Security Council 7130th Meeting (AM) Chair of Sanctions Committee, Country’s Permanent Representative Deliver Statements Political divisions continued to undermine the management of Libya’s transition ...
Open thread for night owls. Thomas Frank: Talk ... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 01 2014]
At Salon, Thomas Frank, author of Pity the Billionaire and One Market Under God , writes Paul Krugman won’t save us: We need a new conversation about inequality :  An excerpt:The one thing that just about everyone knows about inequality is that it’s ...
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