Libya

Paolo Serra: Military intervention in Libya will be “nontraditional”

  • 27 April 2016 - 20:14
Paolo Serra: Military intervention in Libya will be “nontraditional”

The UN Security Consultant in Libya, Paolo Serra, said there won’t be a traditional military intervention in Libya, but the UN is going to provide Libyans with the necessary assistance to enable them to control their country. In a statement to the Italian magazine, Panorama, Serra said the...

GNC denounces State Supreme Council’s take-over of its headquarters

  • 27 April 2016 - 18:00
GNC denounces State Supreme Council’s take-over of its headquarters

The spokesman of the General National Congress, Omer Hameidan, said the entrance of the UN-backed State Supreme Council into Qusoor Al-Diyafa, the headquarters of the General National Congress, is an attack on and sabotage directed at the GNC’s archive. Hameidan called, in a statement...

Sixteen Egyptian migrants and three Libyan smugglers killed in Bani Walid city, Kobler condemns

  • 27 April 2016 - 17:32
Sixteen Egyptian migrants and three Libyan smugglers killed in Bani Walid city, Kobler condemns

On Wednesday, media sources reported that 16 Egyptian nationals and three Libyans were killed in Bani Walid city, exactly at “The River Road”. The killing incident was triggered by a fight as the Egyptians were illegal immigrants tucked into those three Libyan smugglers’ car heading to...

PC member, Kajman, meets leader of Ennahda Movement, Rached Ghannouchi

  • 27 April 2016 - 14:45
PC member, Kajman, meets leader of Ennahda Movement, Rached Ghannouchi

The member of the UN-backed Presidential Council, Abdelsalam Kajman, has met with the leader of the Tunisian Ennahda Movement, Rached Ghannouchi, earlier today. The meeting with sheikh Rached Ghannouchi is aimed at discussing the latest about Libya’s issues and its relationship to...

EU delegate to Libya says a newly EU-formed mission will be in control of Libyan borders

  • 27 April 2016 - 12:41
EU delegate to Libya says a newly EU-formed mission will be in control of Libyan borders

The EU delegate to Libya, Natalia Apostolova, said Tuesday that the EU has formed a new mission tasked to help Libya administrate and control its borders. Apostolova explained that the EU has got another mission in Libya, (Sophia) which is tasked to intercept a and foil the monstrous acts...

Education Ministry of Salvation Government puts off school exams till after Ramadan

  • 27 April 2016 - 11:06
Education Ministry of Salvation Government puts off school exams till after Ramadan

The Ministry of Education of the Salvation Government has postponed the final exams for preparatory schools and secondary schools to July 17, after Ramadan and Eid vacation. The head of the media office at the minister said this delay is due to the difficulties the exams department is facing...

Tobruk-based HoR to hold meeting in Ghadames Next Wednesday

  • 27 April 2016 - 10:12
Tobruk-based HoR to hold meeting in Ghadames Next Wednesday

The Tobruk-based House of Representatives' member, Salah Zubic, said next Wednesday, the HoR will hold a meeting in Ghadames, some 600 km from Tripoli. Zubic clarified that a committee of some members was formed in coordination with the Presidency Office of the HoR to invite all the members...

Misurata-based Central Shield Brigade on the outskirts of Sirte ahead of Liberation campaign against ISIS

  • 27 April 2016 - 09:59
Misurata-based Central Shield Brigade on the outskirts of Sirte ahead of Liberation campaign against ISIS

Central Shield (Derea Al-Wista) Brigade has set off to Sirte in a bid to free the city from the ISIS militants, a source from the brigade told Libyan Express. The source, who refused to be named, added that the Misurata-based force has now reached Abu Grein checkpoint that lies at the...

CDA hands Libya’s constitution draft to HoR Speaker Aqilah Saleh

  • 26 April 2016 - 20:46
CDA hands Libya’s constitution draft to HoR Speaker Aqilah Saleh

The Media Consultant for the Speaker of Tobruk-based House of Representatives, Fathi Al-Mariami, said the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) has handed an official copy of the final Libyan constitution draft to Aqilah Saleh, the Speaker of the HoR, in his office in Tobruk. Al-Mariami told...

Tripoli mulls over multi-floor parking

  • 26 April 2016 - 19:46
Tripoli mulls over multi-floor parking

the Municipality of Tripoli announced that it is studying with some engineers to build a number of multi-floor parking building around the city to end the ongoing traffic congestion in the capital. The decision came by the Municipality upon growing discontent by citizens in the capital, who...