Libya

UK Foreign Minister makes “Dead Bodies” joke, angers Libyans

  • 4 October 2017 - 19:53
UK Foreign Minister makes “Dead Bodies” joke, angers Libyans

UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson has been bitterly criticised over his Libya "dead bodies" gaffe at a conference on Tuesday. Johnson said that Sirte might as well become the new Dubai if only the dead bodies are cleared away, laughing at the end of his joke. "British businesses wanted to...

ISIS claims Misurata sucide attack in Libya

  • 4 October 2017 - 14:12
ISIS claims Misurata sucide attack in Libya

Islamic State has claimed an attack in the Libyan city of Misrata in which at least three people were killed on Wednesday, the militant group’s news agency Amaq said. It said fighters loyal to the group had attacked a court building in the city where shooting and an explosion were reported. The...

ISIS militants blast Misurata courts compound, four killed, 15 injured

  • 4 October 2017 - 12:56
ISIS militants blast Misurata courts compound, four killed, 15 injured

Sources from the city and the media office of Al=Bunyan Al-Msrsous said two ISIS militnats carried out an explosion at the Misurata courts compound killing four people and injuring at least 15 others. The explosion took place before midday on Wednesday, and sources added that two attackers were...

Explosion at Misurata courts compund, four killed

  • 4 October 2017 - 12:41
Explosion at Misurata courts compund, four killed

Explosion in Misurata courts compound killed four people and injured over 15. according to local media. This is a breaking news...more details to...

138 Nigerians voluntarily return home from Libya

  • 4 October 2017 - 09:25
138 Nigerians voluntarily return home from Libya

138 Nigerians voluntarily returned to their country from Libya on Tuesday with the help of the International Organisation for Migration. It was gathered that the returnees, who were received by the officials of the National Emergency Management Agency, were said to have been stranded in Libya...

UK foreign Minister: Sirte could be new Dubai if dead bodies were cleared away

  • 3 October 2017 - 22:24
UK foreign Minister: Sirte could be new Dubai if dead bodies were cleared away

Boris Johnson has said Libyan city Sirte could be the new Dubai, adding, "all they have to do is clear the dead bodies away".The foreign secretary's comments at a Conservative conference fringe meeting have sparked anger, with the Lib Dems calling them "unbelievably crass". Former Labour leader...

GNA deputy interior minister says he receives orders from Haftar’s command

  • 3 October 2017 - 18:34
GNA deputy interior minister says he receives orders from Haftar’s command

The deputy interior minister of the UN-brokered government, Faraj Egayem, denied dispute with the Khalifa Haftar-led general command. The deputy minister said in a video posted on social media that he is still receiving instructions from Operation Dignity Room led by Abdelsalam...

UNSMIL documents 12 deaths and 23 injuries in Libya last September

  • 3 October 2017 - 12:45
UNSMIL documents 12 deaths and 23 injuries in Libya last September

From 1 September to 30 September 2017, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 35 civilian casualties - 12 deaths and 23 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 7 men killed and 8 injured, 3 women killed and 2 injured, and 2 children...

World Bank offers to boost Libya’s ailing economy

  • 2 October 2017 - 21:36
World Bank offers to boost Libya’s ailing economy

The World Bank has offered to boost the Libyan economic, financial and health as well as power sectors in a meeting with the Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Serraj. The meeting took place on Monday when the officials from the World Bank Middles East and North Africa - the Hafed...

Benghazi port reopened after three years of closure

  • 2 October 2017 - 12:41
Benghazi port reopened after three years of closure

Benghazi’s commercial port officially reopened on Sunday after a three-year closure due to fighting between rival factions in the east Libyan city. To mark the opening Abdullah al-Thinni, prime minister of a government based in the east, arrived on board a tanker sent from the eastern city of...