Libya

Turkey’s Foreign Minister says Turkish companies have resumed work in Ubari power plant

  • 30 May 2016 - 15:03
Turkey’s Foreign Minister says Turkish companies have resumed work in Ubari power plant

The Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, said Tuesday that his country’s firms have resumed work in the Ubari power plant. In a joint press conference with the Foreign Minister of the UN-backed Government of National Accord Muhammad Sayala, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu indicated that he...

Libyan flights to resume touching down in Carthage Airport, Tunisia this week

  • 30 May 2016 - 13:43
Libyan flights to resume touching down in Carthage Airport, Tunisia this week

Sources reported to the Libyan Express that the Foreign Minister of the UN-backed Government of National Accord, Muhammad Sayalah, agreed with Tunisian Aviation Authority to resume Libyan flights into Tunis Carthage Airport this week. This decision comes after a long ban pressed on Libyan...

Two killed, five injured from Oil Facilities Guard in clashes with ISIS

  • 30 May 2016 - 13:35
Two killed, five injured from Oil Facilities Guard in clashes with ISIS

The spokesman of the Oil Facilities Guard, Ali Al-Hassi, said two of the guards were killed and five others injured in clashes with ISIS militants in Ben Jawad and Nufiliyah districts this afternoon. In a statement, Al-Hassi said the clashes, which erupted Monday morning, are still going on...

UAE Federal Court acquits detained Libyan businessmen

  • 30 May 2016 - 12:27
UAE Federal Court acquits detained Libyan businessmen

The Federal Court of the United Arab Emirates has acquitted the Libyan businessmen, who have been detained in the UAE for almost two years, of all charges pressed against them. This comes after an acquittal sentence previously of other two businessmen who were released two months...

Turkey’s Embassy reopens in Tripoli

  • 30 May 2016 - 09:01
Turkey’s Embassy reopens in Tripoli

Turkish Foreign Minister, Jawish Ughlou to arrive in Tripoli Monday to supervise the reopening of his country's embassy in Tripoli, announced the Turkish Foreign Ministry. The Turkish minister to meet also the Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Serraj, in Tripoli. The Turkish...

Haftar’s warplanes bomb Derna

  • 30 May 2016 - 09:00
Haftar’s warplanes bomb Derna

Sources from Derna city said Haftar warplanes carried out airstrikes on the city leaving only material damage. This shelling comes as part of Haftar's continuous efforts to destroy the city and control it as he is doing in Benghazi, even if the city has been freed from ISIS...

Kobler in Misurata to boost the formation of “well-formed military institution”

  • 29 May 2016 - 16:39
Kobler in Misurata to boost the formation of “well-formed military institution”

The UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler, has arrived in Misurata earlier and he is to meet the Municipal Council’s Head and members in addition to the city’s representatives in the political dialogue and the Tobruk-based HoR. Kobler stated that the visit comes to solidify the steady...

700 migrants drowned off Libyan coast, including 40 children

  • 29 May 2016 - 14:32
700 migrants drowned off Libyan coast, including 40 children

A week of shipwrecks and death in the Mediterranean culminated Sunday with harrowing testimony from migrant survivors who said another 500 people including 40 children had drowned, bringing the number of feared dead to 700. Brought to safety in the Italian ports of Taranto and Pozzallo,...

Kobler meets Al-Serraj and Al-Gotrani in Cairo

  • 29 May 2016 - 13:17
Kobler meets Al-Serraj and Al-Gotrani in Cairo

The UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler, met Fayez Al-Serraj, the Head of the Presidential Council and his deputy, Ali Al-Gotrani, in Cairo to discuss the obstacles facing the accord among Libyans. Kobler tweeted that he discussed with Serraj the latest security and economic situations in...

Misurata forces kill internationally wanted terrorist in Al-Baghlah near Sirte

  • 29 May 2016 - 12:23
Misurata forces kill internationally wanted terrorist in Al-Baghlah near Sirte

Sources reported Misurata forces fighting under the command of Albunyan Almarsous operation appointed by the Presidential Council, killed Khalid Al-Shayeb (AKA: Abi Sakher) an internationally wanted terrorist in Al-Baghla, saying his body has been recognised by ISIS terrorist detainees caught...