Libya

Libyan coast guard rescues 250 illegal immigrants

  • 24 November 2017 - 21:33
Libyan coast guard rescues 250 illegal immigrants

The Coast Guard of Tripoli area, managed to rescue 250 illegal immigrants, 93 women and 26 children, on two rubber boats, about 30 miles north of Garabolli. The rescue operation was carried out by the Coast Guard Operations Room early Thursday. The illegal immigrants, with different African...

Misrata Central Hospital hosts Arab Fellowship in Pediatrics examinations

  • 23 November 2017 - 15:26
Misrata Central Hospital hosts Arab Fellowship in Pediatrics examinations

A medical team representing the Arab Council for Health Specialties arrived in Misrata on Tuesday to perform the Arab Fellowship in Pediatrics examinations, hosted by Misrata Central Hospital The Misrata Municipal Council said on its Facebook page "the exam committee consists of doctors from...

Head of National Forces Alliance discusses illegal immigration with Sudanese President

  • 23 November 2017 - 15:20
Head of National Forces Alliance discusses illegal immigration with Sudanese President

The head of the National Forces Alliance, Mahmoud Jibril, discussed on Monday with Sudanese President, Omar al-Bashir, the issues of illegal immigration and efforts exerted by the government to address them and reduce their effects. Jibril said in a statement published by the Sudanese News...

Libyan Deputy Interior Minister tortured by eastern strongman Haftar

  • 23 November 2017 - 14:09
Libyan Deputy Interior Minister tortured by eastern strongman Haftar

The Libyan Deputy Interior Minister Faraj Egayem has been detained by the forces of Libya’s eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar in Al-Marij town after the townsmen handed him over to Haftar’s General Command, sources told a Libyan local TV on Wednesday. Al-Nabaa TV reported that the Deputy...

Egyptian warplanes destroy vehicles laden with weapons on Libyan border

  • 23 November 2017 - 12:29
Egyptian warplanes destroy vehicles laden with weapons on Libyan border

 Egypt's air forces destroyed 10 vehicles laden with smuggled weapons and ammunition on the country's western border with Libya, military spokesman said on Wednesday. The move comes as part of the continued efforts by the air forces in cooperation with the border guard to secure the...

Al-Habari accepts Al-Sarraj’s meeting proposal

  • 23 November 2017 - 00:41
Al-Habari accepts Al-Sarraj’s meeting proposal

The Governor of the Central Bank in Al-Bayda, Ali Al-Habari, agreed to attend the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Libya in Tripoli, which was called upon by the head of the Presidential Council Faiz Al-Sarraj. On Wednesday, Al-Sarraj, called on the governors of the...

Leaked phone calls show ICC fugitive Al-Werfalli’s defiance to surrender

  • 22 November 2017 - 22:16
Leaked phone calls show ICC fugitive Al-Werfalli’s defiance to surrender

Two leaked phone calls surfaced on social media and locla media outlets over the last few days showed a conversation between the commander at Saiqa Forces of the Operation Dignity in Benghazi, Mahmoud Al-Werfalli and Oun Al-Furjani; the head of Khalifa Haftar's Office. In the conversation,...

France urges UN Security Council to sanction Libya over slave auctions report

  • 22 November 2017 - 20:57
France urges UN Security Council to sanction Libya over slave auctions report

The French Foreign Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, confirmed Wednesday that his country called on the United Nations Security Council to review the reports about mistreatment of immigrants in Libya.   Le Drian added that France will further urge the Security Council to place...

UNSMIL welcomes HOR decision on amendment of political agreement

  • 22 November 2017 - 16:00
UNSMIL welcomes HOR decision on amendment of political agreement

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya welcomed the House of Representatives decision to accept the consensual formula to amend the political agreement. The UNSMIL media office explained that it had submitted the latest version to the House of Representatives and the Council of State, based...

Libya’s ambassador to Burkina Faso denies any attacks on embassy officials

  • 22 November 2017 - 15:49
Libya’s ambassador to Burkina Faso denies any attacks on embassy officials

The Libyan ambassador in Burkina Faso, Abdel Rahman El Hadi Khadema, refuted all news about him and the staff of the embassy being attacked by citizens in Burkina Faso or harassed by the authorities there. The Libyan ambassador said to the Libyan news agency that " the news is completely and...