East Libya group declares self-government

Proof of growing pressure for planned new constitution to adopt a federal structure

Tripoli, Libya: The leader of a political group in Libya’s oil-rich Cyrenaica province declared it a self-governing region in a speech on Saturday, evidence of growing pressure for a planned new constitution to adopt a federal structure.



Protesters halt oil flows on Libya Zueitina pipeline -sources



Wed May 22, 2013 1:00pm EDT

(Adds congress statement on disruptions, paragraphs 3-5)

By Ghaith Shennib

May 22 (Reuters) – Protesters have turned off a valve on a pipeline carrying oil to the eastern Libyan terminal of Zueitina, industry sources said, as politicians called for tougher action against those who attack oil facilities following a spate of disruptions.



Curriculum review, school maintenance and electronic teaching – Minister of Education

By Sami Zaptia.

Tripoli, 21 May 2013:

Speaking at Sunday’s Prime Ministerial press conference, the Minister of Education Ali Abed said that his Ministry was working on the review of old curriculums and that many errors in books referring to the old regime were noted and being corrected.


Bani Walid council to probe financial wrong-doing claims at hospital

Tripoli, 19 May 2013:

Bani Walid councillors are forming a committee to investigate accusations of administrative and financial irregularities at the local hospital.

The committee will investigate claims that the head of the hospital is responsible for poor administrative procedures and financial irregularities, according to Libyan news agency LANA.