Libya

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...

Libya is going to elections, constitution referendum in 2018: Prime Minister says

  • 3 December 2017 - 12:43
Libya is going to elections, constitution referendum in 2018: Prime Minister says

The Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez Al-Serraj has disclosed that there has been agreement with the Libyan National Elections Commission to organize the parliamentary and presidential elections early in 2018. Al-Serraj said, in a meeting with the US Secretary of...

The Democratic Party of Libya calls slavery markets in Libya “Fake News”

  • 2 December 2017 - 12:44
The Democratic Party of Libya calls slavery markets in Libya “Fake News”

The Democratic party of Libya (DPL) condemned what it called " fake news" of slavery in Libya. In a statement, the party recounted an attempt by a documentary producer seeking assistance of the party to make a movie about the rape of immigrants and slavery in Libya. The party being "baffled" by...

GNA defense ministry covers treatment expenses of the wounded in Benghazi war

  • 2 December 2017 - 12:41
GNA defense ministry covers treatment expenses of the wounded in Benghazi war

The Minister of Defense in the Government of National Accord (GNA), Mahdi Al-Barghathi, ordered that the treatment expenses in Tunisia of injured and wounded military personals from the war in Benghazi, to be covered by the Ministry of Defense. The media office of the Ministry of Defense...

Head of the Presidential Council meets US president Donald Trump

  • 2 December 2017 - 11:36
Head of the Presidential Council meets US president Donald Trump

The head of the presidential council (PC), Fayez Al-Sarraj met on Friday with the president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, in Washington. The meeting, which was attended by senior level officials from both countries, concentrated on US current efforts to fight ISIS and other...

Libya signs a partnership initiative with Italy and the Mediterranean countries

  • 2 December 2017 - 11:31
Libya signs a partnership initiative with Italy and the Mediterranean countries

Presidential Council (PC) deputy, Ahmed Maitig, accompanied by foreign ministers of Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Lebanon and Italy held a signing ceremony on Friday in Rome, for the Erasmus initiative for student exchange. The signing highlights the support of higher education and training programs...

Blackwater offers to end Libya’s migration dilemma

  • 30 November 2017 - 22:59
Blackwater offers to end Libya’s migration dilemma

The founder of the private military contractor Blackwater, Erik Prince, has proposed a plan to intervene in the migrant crisis in Libya with a proposal involving a privately-trained police force that would mirror his company’s work in Afghanistan. Blackwater's proposal is " more humanitarian...

UNHCR welcomes Libya’s proposal to facilitate migrants’ evacuation to their countries

  • 30 November 2017 - 18:40
UNHCR welcomes Libya’s proposal to facilitate migrants’ evacuation to their countries

  UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes the decision by the Libyan authorities to set up a “transit and departure facility” in Tripoli for people in need of international protection. This initiative, which is supported by the Italian government, will facilitate the transfer of...

UN envoy to Libya in Rome on Saturday

  • 30 November 2017 - 15:15
UN envoy to Libya in Rome on Saturday

Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano, will meet with UN envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame in Rome on Saturday, according to an announcement made by the Italian foreign ministry. This comes following Salame’s current tour around Libyan cities, where he stated that "even if no agreement is...

Libya talks bilateral cooperation with Hungary at African-European Summit

  • 30 November 2017 - 14:44
Libya talks bilateral cooperation with Hungary at African-European Summit

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Mohamed Sayala discussed with the Hungarian Foreign Minister, Peter Zigarto the resumption of the Hungarian embassy's work from Tripoli. In a statement by the Libya foreign Affairs ministry media office, Sayala and his...