Opinion: Let Libya Inspire the Rest of the World – By S.A.Thameemul Ansari
Now that Libya has seized the precious moment in the world history with its sudden but successful leap towards freedom, the world’s attention has started zooming in on Libya. As a nation, Libya has its own experience to deal with the eventualities of change in a manner befitting and appropriate.
Opinion: The Upcoming Elections: A State of Optimism – By Hussain Abdulrazzaq Kreiba
There are promising signs for the success of the first Libyan elections, after the downfall of the Gaddafi regime, taking place in June 2012 for electing the members of the National General Congress. This newly elected political body will act as a legislative board, form a new government, appoint the potential acting Libyan president and get involved in writing the most important Libyan document, the constitution.
Opinion: Peace-making without Mediators – By Nicola Nasser
A surplus of mediators have been around all the time, including the heavy weight Quartet of the UN, US, EU and Russia, as well as heaps of terms of reference of UNSC resolutions, bilateral signed accords and "roadmaps," in addition to marathon bilateral talks that have left no stone unearthed, international as well as regional conferences were never on demand to facilitate the "peace process," which has been lavishly financed to keep moving.
UN Expert Group to Probe Use of Mercenaries During Libya Conflict
The United Nations Working Group on the use of mercenaries is to undertake a visit to Libya from May 21 to 25 to assess allegations of the use of mercenaries in the recent conflict, and the measures taken by the government to address this phenomenon in its aftermath.