Libya

Presidential Council and Holland’s FM discuss recovering Libya’s frozen assets

  • 5 May 2016 - 17:38
Presidential Council and Holland’s FM discuss recovering Libya’s frozen assets

Member of Presidential Council, Muhammed Al-Emmari said there was a discussion Thursday with the Foreign Secretary of the Netherlands, Bert Koenders, the possibility of recovering the Libyan frozen assets outside Libya. Al-Emmari, in a joint press conference with Bert Koenders, said this...

HoR Speaker calls for lifting embargo on arms exportation

  • 5 May 2016 - 15:08
HoR Speaker calls for lifting embargo on arms exportation

The Speaker of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives, Aqilah Saleh, has called on the leaders of the African countries help lift the embargo on arms exportation, as what he called the "Libyan Army Forces" are making great advances in the war against terrorism. Saleh, chairing the Libyan...

ISIS car bomb attack kills two between Abu Grein and Al-Jufra

  • 5 May 2016 - 13:57
ISIS car bomb attack kills two between Abu Grein and Al-Jufra

Two persons, who were tasked to secure the road between Al-Jufra and Abu Grein, were killed in an ISIS attack by a car bomb, a source told Libyan Express. The source, who asked to be unnamed, added that the same explosion by ISIS led to the death of a whole family from Sirte, pointing out...

Foreign Secretary of Holland arrives in Tripoli

  • 5 May 2016 - 13:31
Foreign Secretary of Holland arrives in Tripoli

The Foreign Secretary of Holland, Bert Koenders, has arrived at Mitiga Airport, Tripoli this morning, Thursday, to meet the Head of the UN-backed Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Serraj and other members. The Dutch Foreign Secretary, Bert Koenders, has come to provide support for the...

Fatwa House of Libya denounces onslaught and civilian killings in Aleppo, Syria

  • 4 May 2016 - 19:53
Fatwa House of Libya denounces onslaught and civilian killings in Aleppo, Syria

Libya’s Fatwa House denounced in a statement Wednesday the shelling, killing, and besieging of civilians, particularly women and children in the city of Aleppo and in the entire country of Syria, which prevented people from leading a normal life, pointing out that Assad’s soldiers, Russia...

Maltese Prime Minister discusses fighting illegal immigration with Al-Serraj

  • 4 May 2016 - 17:22
Maltese Prime Minister discusses fighting illegal immigration with Al-Serraj

The Maltese Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat, has discussed Wednesday the mutual relations between Libya and Malta wit the Head of the Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord, Fayez Al-Serraj. Muscat talked about the conditions of Libyans living in Malta, entry visa procedures...

Sorman Municipality suspends study Thursday over growing kidnaps

  • 4 May 2016 - 16:05
Sorman Municipality suspends study Thursday over growing kidnaps

The Municipal Council of Sorman city has ordered a day off tomorrow, Thursday, in all schools in the city as a protest against the growing number of abductions of children, and especially after it has been confirmed that the student (Abdul Momen Abu Milyana) has been kidnapped at his school's...

HoR Spokesman says he strongly supports GNA

  • 4 May 2016 - 15:14
HoR Spokesman says he strongly supports GNA

The Spokesman of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives, Faraj Abu Hashim, said Wednesday that he is strongly in favour of the Government of National Accord, refuting what the media said about his withdrawal from the pro-GNA party. Abu Hashim explained that Cyrenaica is still as before in...

Kobler eyes the Kremlin’s support for GNA as he plans visit to Moscow

  • 4 May 2016 - 14:22
Kobler eyes the Kremlin’s support for GNA as he plans visit to Moscow

The UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler, has revealed plans to visit Moscow soon in the forthcoming days to magnetizes the Kremlin's support for the UN-backed GNA. Kobler told press reporters Tuesday that he is gradually moving forward in the political process in Libya, pointing out that the...

US security assistance to reach GNA for fight against ISIS, US military official says

  • 4 May 2016 - 13:33
US security assistance to reach GNA for fight against ISIS, US military official says

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joseph Dunford, stated Wednesday that the US is discussing with the UN-backed Government of National Accord in Libya the assistance it needs to fight the terrorist militias of ISIS. Dunford confirmed that an upcoming meeting is soon to take place...