Latest News on General National Congress
Showing of 0 - 10 from 6 results
General National Congress - Total results - 6
Nov 06, 2014
Chaos in Libya as Supreme court rejects elected parliamentLibya's Supreme Court on Thursday declared the internationally recognised parliament as unconstitutional, in a ruling likely to fuel further chaos in the north African oil producing nation.
Aug 04, 2014
More foreigners exit Libya as Tripoli clashes kill 22The latest flare-up of violence in Libya, which erupted on Saturday, takes the death toll in Tripoli to 124 since July 13, with more than 500 wounded.
Jul 14, 2014
Libya: Main international airport closed after rival militants clashThe attack was claimed by the Operations Cell of Libyan Revolutionaries, a coalition of Islamist militias seen as the armed wing of Islamists within the General National Congress (GNC) or parliament of Libya.
Feb 15, 2014
Libyan PM dismisses army officer's plot to "rescue" countryLibyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said on Friday the government was safe and security under control, dismissing a statement by a senior army official calling for the parliament to be suspended and the armed forces to "rescue" the country.
Feb 08, 2014
Libyans oppose congress extension amid political confusionSeveral thousand Libyans marched in Tripoli and Benghazi on Friday to demand the dissolution of the interim national parliament, whose mandate was due to run out on Friday with the country divided over its future.
Dec 05, 2013
Libyan assembly votes to follow Islamic lawLibya's national assembly voted on Wednesday to make Islamic law, or sharia, the source of all legislation, in an apparent bid by moderate Islamists to outflank ultra-conservative militants who have been gaining influence.