Libya

US President tells the world “CNN is Fake News” but adopts its slavery claims on Libya

  • 29 November 2017 - 15:31
US President tells the world “CNN is Fake News” but adopts its slavery claims on Libya

Libyan social media users, activists and political activists have lashed out at the double standards' policy used by the US when dealing with the sources of news on the media. Since November 15 and onward and up until last Tuesday, the US has been condemning slave markets in Libya where migrants...

Algeria sends humanitarian aid to Libya

  • 29 November 2017 - 15:06
Algeria sends humanitarian aid to Libya

Algeria announced on Tuesday,  sending a new humanitarian aid package to Libya for residents living in areas near its border. Algeria's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that "in fulfillment of its traditions of solidarity, Algeria decided to grant new humanitarian assistance to...

UN envoy to Libya in Benghazi after trip to Misurata

  • 29 November 2017 - 14:38
UN envoy to Libya in Benghazi after trip to Misurata

The UN envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, arrived in Benghazi on Wednesday morning from Misurata to meet with a wide range of representatives of the city and to hear their views on the UN's  plan of action in Libya and how to implement it. Salame put forward a new plan of action in Libya last...

Human Rights Watch: Haftar-led army in east Libya guilty of summary executions in Al-Abyar

  • 29 November 2017 - 13:12
Human Rights Watch: Haftar-led army in east Libya guilty of summary executions in Al-Abyar

Armed groups loyal to Libyan National Army forces (LNA) appear to have summarily executed dozens of men in the LNA-controlled town of al-Abyar, Human Rights Watch said today. On October 26, 2017, local police forces discovered the bodies of 36 men, all of them executed, close to a main road...

Chairman of the National Oil Corporation in Libya talks cooperating endeavors with Egypt

  • 29 November 2017 - 12:01
Chairman of the National Oil Corporation in Libya talks cooperating endeavors with Egypt

The chairman of the National Oil Corporation(NOC), Eng. Mustafa Sannallah, discussed with the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources in Egypt Eng. Tariq Al Mulla the prospects of joint cooperation in the oil fields between the two countries. The meeting, held in Cairo, also addressed the...

Head of the Presidential Council meets with the President of the European Council in Abidjan

  • 29 November 2017 - 10:54
Head of the Presidential Council meets with the President of the European Council in Abidjan

The head of the Presidential Council (PC), Faiz Al Sarraj discussed with the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk a number of files, including developments in the political and economic situation in Libya. Al Sarraj and Tusk met on the sidelines of the European-African Summit, which...

Unknown group attacks a mosque in Tripoli

  • 29 November 2017 - 10:46
Unknown group attacks a mosque in Tripoli

The Zawiya of Sheikha Radia mosque in Sidi Khalifa area in Tripoli, was attacked on Tuesday morning by an unknown group. The attack happened as preparations for the celebration of the birth of the prophet Mohamed, which is on Thursday, the 30th of November, are underway in Sidi...

UN Security Council: Libya must close all migrants detention centers

  • 28 November 2017 - 22:25
UN Security Council: Libya must close all migrants detention centers

The United Nations wants Libya's internationally-backed government to agree to shut down 30 detention centers holding 15,000 migrants, most of whom will be sent back to their countries, the head of the IOM said Tuesday. At a Security Council meeting called by France, the head of the...

French President demands evacuation of migrants from Libya

  • 28 November 2017 - 20:54
French President demands evacuation of migrants from Libya

French President Emmanuel Macron has said that African migrants trapped in Libya must be evacuated. Before his appearance at the EU-Africa summit, Macron told Burkina Faso students that migrant trafficking was a crime against humanity. Macron also indicated on Tuesday to university students...

Russia vows more support for Libya national dialogue

  • 28 November 2017 - 16:13
Russia vows more support for Libya national dialogue

Russia will take effort to promote national dialogue in Libya to help that country get out of the protracted crisis, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday after a meeting between Russia president’s special envoy for the Middle East and African countries and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail...