Libya’s Administrative Control Authority (ACA) on 25 March announced the suspension of Mohamed Aoun from the post of Oil Minister “pending investigation into case 178,” without providing further details.

Within hours, Prime Minister Abdul Hameed Dbeibeh, who heads the Tripoli-based Government of National Unity (GNU), had appointed Ministry undersecretary Khalifa Abdelsadiq as caretaker minister, presumably until a longer-term replacement is appointed. (CONTINUED - 948 WORDS)