Libya

State Supreme Council: Our priority goes for war amputated and people with special needs

  • 4 May 2016 - 12:23
State Supreme Council: Our priority goes for war amputated and people with special needs

The Head of the State Supreme Council, Abdelrahman Al-Sweihli said Tuesday that it is a national duty to put the case of the war amputated persons and the people with special needs on the top priorities list of the work schedule of the SSC. This came during a meeting with Amputated Libyan...

Aqilah Saleh in Ivory Coast to attend African-Arab Parliamentary Conference

  • 4 May 2016 - 12:21
Aqilah Saleh in Ivory Coast to attend African-Arab Parliamentary Conference

The media consultant of the Aqilah Saleh, the Speaker of the Tobruk-based HoR, Fathi Al-Maryami, said Saleh and a delegation from the HoR arrived in Ivory Coast to attend the fourteenth version of the African-Arab Parliamentary Conference. Following his arrival in Ivory Coast, Saleh said in...

Maltese Prime Minister arrives in Tripoli

  • 4 May 2016 - 08:33
Maltese Prime Minister arrives in Tripoli

The Maltese Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat, has arrived this Wednesday morning in Tripoli to meet with the Prime Minister of the UN-backed GNA and Head of Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Serraj. PM Muscat makes the first Maltese official visit to Libya aiming at establishing good ties with the...

Central Region Operation Room in Al-Jufra city announces Zallah district a military zone

  • 3 May 2016 - 20:34
Central Region Operation Room in Al-Jufra city announces Zallah district a military zone

The Military Operations Room of Central Region in Al-Jufra city has announced in a statement that Zallah district is now a military zone. The Operations Room said Tuesday evening that the military forces in the city have begun military operations in Zallah to eradicate what it called "the...

Der Spiegel: Europe plans to use Libya’s land to create huge detention camps for immigrants

  • 3 May 2016 - 18:56
Der Spiegel: Europe plans to use Libya’s land to create huge detention camps for immigrants

The daily German newspaper, Der Spiegel, disclosed that European countries are planning to make huge detention camps for refugees and illegal immigrants on the Libyan soil. Der Spiegel stated that this plan comes as a precaution for the massive influx of immigrants who are expected to use...

Presidential Council takes over Education Ministry

  • 3 May 2016 - 18:13
Presidential Council takes over Education Ministry

The UN-backed Presidential Council, headed by Fayez Al-Serraj, has taken over the Ministry of Education's headquarters in Al-Hani district,Tripoli today . Taking this ministry, the PC has now been handed the authorities of more than 8 ministries since it started claiming power last...

Violent clashes broke out in Zallah, southern Libya

  • 3 May 2016 - 16:49
Violent clashes broke out in Zallah, southern Libya

Sources told the Libyan Express that armed clashes took place early on Tuesday between Khalifa Haftar’s forces supported by forces from the Sudanese Justice and Equality Movement and Tirpoli-based General Staff forces supported by the General Staff air force, which took off from Misurata...

CDA members suggest passing constitution draft without conducting public polls

  • 3 May 2016 - 15:40
CDA members suggest passing constitution draft without conducting public polls

Constitution Drafting Assembly’s members have proposed to pass the current constitution draft without conduction public polls to see the reaction of the Libyan people, reported Press Solidarity from what it described as well-confirmed source from the CDA. The CDA members think that they...

Messahel: Algeria stands in support for peace in Libya, embassy to reopen soon

  • 3 May 2016 - 14:07
Messahel: Algeria stands in support for peace in Libya, embassy to reopen soon

The Algerian Minister of Maghreb affairs , Arab League and African Union Abelkader Messahel said Monday that Libyans have both the will and efficiency to build their country and to preserve its unity. During an interview with Algerian radio (3), Messahel said it is necessary for the...

State Supreme Council urges HoR to set a date for ending the current political crisis

  • 3 May 2016 - 11:32
State Supreme Council urges HoR to set a date for ending the current political crisis

The Tripoli-based State Supreme Council urged, in a letter Monday, the Tobruk-based House of Representatives to end the current crisis about the political agreement as per the article (13) of the appendix rules of Skhirat agreement. It also called on the HoR to set a specific datet in order...