Libya

Libyan attacker of Manchester Arena returned from Libya days before explosion

  • 24 May 2017 - 11:10
Libyan attacker of Manchester Arena returned from Libya days before explosion

The man British police say blew himself up as a packed concert was letting out in Manchester, England Monday night had recently returned to the U.K. from Libya days before the attack, according to his friends. Salman Abedi, 22, — who was born in Britain to Libyan parents — had traveled to...

US ambassador voices renewed support for Libyan Government of National Accord

  • 23 May 2017 - 22:54
US ambassador voices renewed support for Libyan Government of National Accord

The U.S. ambassador to Libya pledged Washington's support for its U.N.-backed government and urged rival factions to avoid civil war, as he made a brief visit to the country on Tuesday for the first time in nearly three years. Peter Bodde, who is based in Tunis, and Marine General Thomas...

AFRICOM Commander arrives in Tripoli to discuss current conflicts

  • 23 May 2017 - 15:18
AFRICOM Commander arrives in Tripoli to discuss current conflicts

The Commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), General Thomas Waldhauser, has arrived in Libya's capital. Tripoli on Tuesday. Waldhauser was received by the Head of the Presidential Council (PC), Fayez Al-Serraj, and a number of the PC members. AFRICOM Commander will be...

Gas and Fuel Crisis Commission gives 24 hours for wholesalers to spread stored goods in markets

  • 23 May 2017 - 12:55
Gas and Fuel Crisis Commission gives 24 hours for wholesalers to spread stored goods in markets

Gas and Fuel Crisis Commission and Brigade 301 Infantry toured on Monday the hub of goods stores in Kraimiya, Tripoli to check whether the imported commodities have been distributed in the markets or not by the wholesalers. The Head of the commission, Milad Al-Hajrasi, was seen in a video...

Operation Dignity air-raids Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous positions in Hun town

  • 23 May 2017 - 11:34
Operation Dignity air-raids Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous positions in Hun town

The fighter aircraft of Khalifa Haftar-led Operation Dignity carried out airstrikes on different locations for the brigades of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous in Hun and Sokna towns, Al-Jufra city in central Libya. The very early attacks on Tuesday were confirmed by a tweet for the Spokesman of the...

Libya Quartet meeting convenes on Tuesday in Brussels

  • 22 May 2017 - 23:19
Libya Quartet meeting convenes on Tuesday in Brussels

The Secretary-General of the Arab Legue, Ahmed Abo El-Gheit, to arrive in Brussels on Tuesday in order to participate in the Libya Quartet meeting, media sources reported. The meeting aims to continue coordination and consultancy between the Arab League, United Nations, European Union,...

Wife of Yvonne Fletcher murder Libyan suspect accused of clashing with Libyans studying in UK

  • 22 May 2017 - 19:37
Wife of Yvonne Fletcher murder Libyan suspect accused of clashing with Libyans studying in UK

Wife of the main suspect in the murder of Yvonne Fletcher, Saleh Mabrouk, had been accused of clashing with Libyan dissidents in Britain, The Telegraph reported Sunday. Kamila Otman was said to have opposed Libyan students living in the UK who supported the overthrow of the Gaddafi regime in...

Italy signs deal with Libya to cut off routes of illegal migrants

  • 22 May 2017 - 19:33
Italy signs deal with Libya to cut off routes of illegal migrants

Italy has signed a deal with Libya, Chad and Niger to try to stem the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean by beefing up border controls and creating new reception centers in the African nations, according to a report by Agence-France Presse. A joint statement by the interior...

Head of UNHCR urges Libyan authorities to free all immigrants from detention centres

  • 22 May 2017 - 12:39
Head of UNHCR urges Libyan authorities to free all immigrants from detention centres

The Head of the United Nations refugee agency on Sunday urged Libyan authorities to free all asylum seekers and refugees from its detention centres as he visited Tripoli. "I hope first of all that asylum seekers and refugees can be taken out of detention centres," UN High Commissioner for...

Libyan PM meets Trump in Saudi Arabia

  • 22 May 2017 - 12:30
Libyan PM meets Trump in Saudi Arabia

The Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez Al-Serraj, met on Sunday with the US President, Donald Trump, on the margins of the Arab-Islamic-American summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. During the meeting, the US President reaffirmed his country's full support for...