Libya

Libyan entrepreneur Basit Igtet says has plan to make Libya great again

  • 21 August 2017 - 10:00
Libyan entrepreneur Basit Igtet says has plan to make Libya great again

  The Libyan Zurich-based entrepreneur, Basit Igtet, has called on the Libyan people to march in the Martyr Square on September 25 to support what he called the new "liberation" of people's suffering from the current oppression and starvation policies of the governments in Libya. Igtet,...

German Foreign Ministry urges Libya to soften grip on NGOs work

  • 21 August 2017 - 09:28
German Foreign Ministry urges Libya to soften grip on NGOs work

German Foreign Ministry has urged the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) to allow the non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to work off its territorial waters in order to be able to rescue illegal migrants in the Mediterranean. Germany's Foreign Ministry said in a statement cited by...

UNICEF’s press release about Libyan and migrant children’s conditions

  • 21 August 2017 - 09:27
UNICEF’s press release about Libyan and migrant children’s conditions

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says more than 500,000 children in Libya are in need of some kind of humanitarian assistance. The UN agency notes that migrant children passing through Libya are especially at risk of abuse. Competing governments have sought to control the...

Egyptian authorities detained 14 illegal immigrants crossing into Libya

  • 20 August 2017 - 14:38
Egyptian authorities detained 14 illegal immigrants crossing into Libya

Egyptian authorities detained 14 illegal immigrants as they crossed into Aswan, southern Egypt, state-media reported on Friday. Among them were thirteen people with Ethiopian nationality and one was Sudanese. They are expected to be deported to their countries. Authorities said the...

Derna Civil Societies welcome opening Derna blocked roads

  • 20 August 2017 - 10:42
Derna Civil Societies welcome opening Derna blocked roads

The Association of Derna Civil Societies welcomed Saturday the efforts of all concerned parties that led to opening the blocked roads in the city after the suffering time experienced by residents in the last three weeks. In a statement, the civil societies praised the unity of the residents in...

Muslim Brotherhood Group lashes out at Libya’s Mufti Al-Gharyani

  • 19 August 2017 - 23:35
Muslim Brotherhood Group lashes out at Libya’s Mufti Al-Gharyani

The Muslim Brotherhood Group's Political Party, Justice and Construction, has lashed out at the Libyan Mufti Al-Sadiq Al-Gharyani, rejecting his accusations that everyone who signed the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) in Morocco is "non-believer", saying the mufti's words are irresponsible. It...

UN delegate to Libya Ghassan Salame visits Zintan

  • 19 August 2017 - 22:01
UN delegate to Libya Ghassan Salame visits Zintan

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salame landed in Zintan today to hear from its residents on how best to move the political process forward and build peace and prosperity in Libya. Salame met with the...

Over 4 million euros of cash seized at Misurata Airport

  • 19 August 2017 - 19:12
Over 4 million euros of cash seized at Misurata Airport

The smuggling of 4.5 million euros (over 40 million Libyan dinars) in two bags by businesspersons has been foiled by Misurata Airport security, a source from the airport reported. The source added that the euros were en route from Misurata to Istanbul onboard an Afriqiyah Airways...

HoR members call for immediate release of Libyan former PM Zidan

  • 18 August 2017 - 02:00
HoR members call for immediate release of Libyan former PM Zidan

Members of Libya’s House of Representatives have demanded the “immediate release of former Prime Minister Ali Zidan without restrictions or preconditions. In a statement Wednesday, the HoR members stressed the importance of having the Presidential Council release Zidan, condemning the...

Libyan eastern military says Al-Werfalli is under military investigation

  • 17 August 2017 - 22:44
Libyan eastern military says Al-Werfalli is under military investigation

A statement by the spokesman of Khalifa Haftar-led forces Ahmed Al-Mismari, revealed that the wanted killer by the International Criminal Court (ICC) Mahmoud Al-Warfalli, is under military investigation by the Libyan eastern self-styled army command. "As we carefully observe the warrant issued...