Libya

France provides 200.000 euros to UN project in support for Libya elections

  • 5 December 2017 - 17:54
France provides 200.000 euros to UN project in support for Libya elections

The French Ambassador to Libya,  Brigitte Curmi, and Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (DSRSG) and of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya,  Maria Ribeiro, signed the agreement for France’s contribution to the UN electoral project “Promoting...

Italy says control of Libya’s southern border is “critical”

  • 5 December 2017 - 16:02
Italy says control of Libya’s southern border is “critical”

Italian Interior Minister,Marco Minetti said, control of Libya's southern border is "critical" to fight illegal immigration and counter-terrorism.   According to the Italian news agency Aki, Mennetti said he "does not rule out " foreign fighters, who joined IS in Syria and...

British Ambassador to Libya visits Zintan for the first time

  • 5 December 2017 - 11:39
British Ambassador to Libya visits Zintan for the first time

The British Ambassador to Libya , Peter Millett, visited the city of Zintan on Monday, to discuss the United Kingdom (UK) and International Community's ability to respond to the pressing humanitarian needs in the city and nearby areas. The visit, which was at the invitation of Zintan Municipal...

Trump travel ban takes effect, Libya is included

  • 5 December 2017 - 11:36
Trump travel ban takes effect, Libya is included

The US Supreme Court approved on Monday, President of the United States, Donald Trump travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries to the United States, despite continued efforts against the law. Libyan citizens will not be allowed to travel to the US. The court, which consists of nine...

Libya’s Prime Minister discusses elections with US NGOs

  • 5 December 2017 - 11:28
Libya’s Prime Minister discusses elections with US NGOs

The head of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Faiz Al-Saraj received at his residence in Washington, DC, a number of non-governmental American orginizations officials specialized in the field of elections. Al-Saraj outlined developments in the political scene in Libya and the initiative...

127 Ghanaian immigrants returned home from Libya

  • 4 December 2017 - 22:22
127 Ghanaian immigrants returned home from Libya

127 Ghanaian migrants have returned to Ghana from Libya through the intervention of Ghana's government, which said it was making efforts to bring more Ghanaian nationals back home. According to the account of one of the returnees, there were over 170 Ghanaian nationals still being held in some...

Head of the Presidential Council inaugurates new Libyan embassy in Washington

  • 4 December 2017 - 13:50
Head of the Presidential Council inaugurates new Libyan embassy in Washington

The head of the Presidential Council (PC), Faiz Al-Sarraj, inaugurated the new headquarters of the Libyan Embassy in Washington DC, on Sunday. The national anthem was played during the opening ceremony as the Libyan flag was raised on the pole of the new embassy building, according to the PC...

Libyan journalists slam Amnesty International as “hate speech advocate”

  • 3 December 2017 - 21:16
Libyan journalists slam Amnesty International as “hate speech advocate”

Libyan journalists have issued a statement condemning the post on the Amnesty International Facebook page that alleged that slave markets are deeply rooted in Libya, by saying on a photo post "you can buy two person for the price of a mobile phone in Libya." 106 journalists signed Sunday the...

Italian foreign minister says Russia had an encouraging role in eastern Libya

  • 3 December 2017 - 16:57
Italian foreign minister says Russia had an encouraging role in eastern Libya

The Foreign Minister of Italy, Angelino Alfano said Russia engaged in an encouraging role in rallying armed forces in eastern Libya to an agreement. The Italian foreign minister said that his country and other countries, including Russia, had decided to hand down the past work to the new UN...

OPEC says Libya will be exempt from reducing production

  • 3 December 2017 - 15:36
OPEC says Libya will be exempt from reducing production

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), will not force limits on Libya's production of crude oil. According to the final report published by OPEC on its official website, Libya will be exempt from cutting production like other member countries after an agreement was met on the...