Libya

Libyan Relief Agency sends humanitarian aids to Sirte IDPs

  • 30 November 2016 - 19:57
Libyan Relief Agency sends humanitarian aids to Sirte IDPs

The Libyan Relief Agency has sent a convoy of humanitarian aids to the displaced families from Sirte with the cooperation of Sirte Crisis Committee. The IDPs who received the aids are taking refuge in Tripoli and its suburbs, personnel from the agency said. the member of the Libyan...

Haftar has high-profile meetings in Russia

  • 30 November 2016 - 18:53
Haftar has high-profile meetings in Russia

The leader of Operation Dignity, Khalifa Haftar, is currently in Moscow for talks with Russia’s Defence Minister Sergey Shoygu and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to discuss armament support and training. Haftar was in Moscow in June to discuss weapons supplies, including aircraft spares,...

Human trafficking from Libya to Europe surging, becoming deadlier

  • 30 November 2016 - 18:34
Human trafficking from Libya to Europe surging, becoming deadlier

Migrants heading to Italy from Libya in leaky boats and inflatable dinghies have broken an annual arrivals record, Italian authorities said this week, underscoring the rising popularity of an increasingly deadly journey that nowadays aims not for land, but for a frigid mid-sea rescue, The...

Libyan Wings to fly to Istanbul five times a week

  • 30 November 2016 - 18:32
Libyan Wings to fly to Istanbul five times a week

Libyan Wings has announced that it will expand its network by operating additional flights to Istanbul, Turkey, from December 5th. The Tripoli-based carrier will operate services to Istanbul five times a week, the former capital of Turkey. An official at the airliner told Libyan Express...

UN delegate to Libya forced to leave Tobruk city by protesters

  • 29 November 2016 - 20:38
UN delegate to Libya forced to leave Tobruk city by protesters

The UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler, was forced to leave the city of Tobruk in eastern Libya by angry protesters who demnded he should leave before he could enter the city. Kobler arrived Tuesday in Tobruk airport and was welcomed by the First Deputy Speaker of the House of...

Greece plays a mediator between Libya and Egypt

  • 29 November 2016 - 19:16
Greece plays a mediator between Libya and Egypt

  The Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Kotzias, said his country is trying to obtain the role of a mediator between Libya and Egypt and help in the implementation of the Skhirat-signed political agreement. In a joint presser Monday with the Foreign Minister of the Government of National...

Putin envisions military base on Benghazi coast as Khalifa Haftar arrives in Russia to request arms

  • 28 November 2016 - 18:26
Putin envisions military base on Benghazi coast as Khalifa Haftar arrives in Russia to request arms

The commander of the Operation Dignity forces of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) Khalifa Haftar arrived in Moscow Sunday to discuss military and weapons support for his forces in the east. According to DEBKA website, The Russian President, Vladimir Putin, began to envision a...

Al-Serraj: We welcome any cooperation with Haftar and HoR

  • 28 November 2016 - 18:25
Al-Serraj: We welcome any cooperation with Haftar and HoR

The Prime Minister of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez Al-Serraj, has welcomed dialogue between the Presidential Council, House of Representatives and the military institution in the east led by Operation Dignity and its leader, Khalifa Haftar to reach a political agreement...

The One-Eyed AL-Qaeda Maghreb leader killed in French airstrike on southern Libya

  • 28 November 2016 - 18:24
The One-Eyed AL-Qaeda Maghreb leader killed in French airstrike on southern Libya

French aircraft struck and likely killed one of the most wanted senior Al-Qaeda operatives in southern Libya this month, marking a new level of cooperation between France and the U.S. on targeting militants, U.S. officials said, according to the Wall Street Journal report. The journal...

UK MPs to discuss methods to secure compensations of Qaddafi-sponsored IRA victims

  • 28 November 2016 - 17:45
UK MPs to discuss methods to secure compensations of Qaddafi-sponsored IRA victims

The UK House of Commons will have a full debate about securing compensation for victims of Libya-sponsored IRA terrorism in the new year, Lord Empey told News Letter. The UUP peer was speaking after last week successfully pushing a bill on the matter through the House of Lords, it added. His...