Month: April 2014

The Constitutional Assembly Convenes

The Constitutional Assembly (CA) tasked with drafting a new constitution for Libya convened its 47 members at Al Beida, where Libya’s first constitution was drafted in 1952. The CA voted Ali Tarhuni, founder of the National Centrist Party and former...

/ April 24, 2014

Tunisian Diplomat Kidnapped in Tripoli

Mohamed Ben Sheikh, ambassador’s secretary at the Tunisian mission to Libya, appeared on a Youtube clip pleading for President Monsif Merzouki to resume negotiations with the militant Islamist group Shabab-Al Tawhid. The Islamist group demanded the release of two Libyans...

/ April 21, 2014