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Fathi Ali Abdul Salam Bashagha (Fathi Ali Pasha)

Date of Birth: 20 August 1962
Place of Birth: Misurata


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Plan mooted to settle east-west split

But other militias which had backed him notably the Nawasi Brigade now support former interior minister Fathi Bashagha the man the HoR chose in February to succeed Dubaiba as interim prime minister...

In April the National Oil Corporation (NOC) declared force majeure after protestors demanding that interim Prime Minister Abdel Hamid Dubaiba hand power to his successor-designate Fathi Bashagha blockaded the Sharara and El Feel oilfields in south-western Libya and the Zueitina oil terminal south of Benghazi...


Dubaiba and Bashagha preside over a new east-west partition

A new Government of National Stability (GNS) headed by Fathi Bashagha and close to Moscow is little more than a mirage (AC Vol 62 No 7 Dubaiba's honeymoon)...

The Tripoli government supports the west on the conflict while the rival Fathi Bashagha administration is linked via General Khalifa Haftar to the Kremlin...

In eastern Libya where Fathi Bashagha's Government of National Stability (GNS) rules the knock-on effects of war in Ukraine will be more severe...


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Prime ministerial fight takes country back to the brink

In a point-blank challenge to Prime Minister Abdel Hamid Dubaiba's government in Tripoli the parliament in the eastern city of Tobruk the House of Representatives (HoR) endorsed a new government on 1 March to be led by former interior minister Fathi Bashagha (AC Vol 63 No 1 Political leaders versus the polls)...

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Political leaders versus the polls

This has the potential to reconcile the bitterest of former enemies such as Gen Haftar and former Tripoli-based interior minister Fathi Bashagha whom Haftar and the HoR may support as premier if only to oust Dubaiba...


Doubts on elections multiply

 Conversely former interior minister Fathi Bashagha who is one of the few confirmed presidential candidates would be unable to campaign in the east (AC Vol 62 No 4 Fortune favours new regime)...


Fortune favours new regime

Nor did anyone predict that the current interior minister of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) Fathi Bashagha would fail to be appointed prime minister...


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Former Ambassador Manfi to head new interim government

The outcome is seen as a setback for eastern heavyweights most obviously Aguila Saleh Issa the speaker of Libya's House of Representatives (HoR) who had been lobbying hard for the presidency who saw his slate with Fathi Bashagha narrowly defeated...

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Jagged path to elections

Tripoli-based interior minister Fathi Bashagha who is backed by Turkey is the front runner for the premiership but he has been struggling to find running mates for the presidency and two vice-presidencies...


Polls, parlays and proxies

They also now believe that the GNA or some of its members such as the powerful Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha will remain in power or be involved in any future government...


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