Libya

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...

A Serbian engineer kidnapped in Libya, says Serbia’s Foreign Ministry

  • 26 April 2016 - 15:26
A Serbian engineer kidnapped in Libya, says Serbia’s Foreign Ministry

A Serbian engineer is said to be abducted in a very distant district in Libya near the Egyptian border, Serbia's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. Reuters reported that the Serbian national, Miroslav Tomic, is a maintenance engineer employed by a German company, and he was kidnapped on...

France says it is ready to help Libya secure its coasts

  • 26 April 2016 - 12:28
France says it is ready to help Libya secure its coasts

The French Defense Minister, Jean Eve Lorderiane, said his country is ready to help Libya's GNA to secure the country's coasts and national wasters. Speaking to Europe 1 radio station, the French Defense Minister said France is waiting for the request from the GNA's Head of Presidential...

Tunisia’s President: We support military action against ISIS in Libya, but under the UN

  • 26 April 2016 - 11:43
Tunisia’s President: We support military action against ISIS in Libya, but under the UN

The Tunisian President, Baji Caid Essebsi, said his country is with the foreign military intervention in Libya against ISIS if it comes under the umbrella of he United Nations. He confirmed, in an interview with the Italian newspaper, La Stampa, that he looks forward to seeing Libya stable...

EU delegate German ambassador and Italian military delegate arrive in Tripoli

  • 26 April 2016 - 11:41
EU delegate German ambassador and Italian military delegate arrive in Tripoli

The EU delegate to Libya, Nataliya Abustolova, and the German ambassador to Libya as well as the Italian military delegate, Paolo Serra, have arrived in Tripoli's Mitiga airport to hold a meeting with the UN-backed Presidential Council. The three European delegates are expected to discuss...

Derna Municipality to assess war aftermath in ISIS-freed districts

  • 26 April 2016 - 11:12
Derna Municipality to assess war aftermath in ISIS-freed districts

The Derna Municipality has announced the formation of a committee tasked to assess the damage din to the ISIS-freed districts - Al-Fatayeh, 400, and east coast. The Municipality appointed the Head of Housing and Accommodation Bureau in the city to pick specialised persons and architects to...

UNSMIL refutes “inaccurate” statements attributed to Martin Kobler

  • 26 April 2016 - 09:11
UNSMIL refutes “inaccurate” statements attributed to Martin Kobler

The spokesman of the UNSMIL has confirmed that the statements of giving 10 days for the HoR to endorse the GNA shared on some Libyan media outlets as said by the UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler, are incomplete. The spokesman said what Kobler meant was that according to the political...

US navy warships to join EU, NATO vessels off Libyan coast by Summer

  • 26 April 2016 - 09:09
US navy warships to join EU, NATO vessels off Libyan coast by Summer

US warships could join European Union vessels off the coast of Libya by the coming of summer in a NATO-led attempt to slow the flow of refugees from Africa into Europe, it emerged at a meeting of the G5 world leaders in Hanover. Until today, the EU has been entirely responsible for...

Ubari receives cash package after a year of shortage

  • 25 April 2016 - 20:48
Ubari receives cash package after a year of shortage

Ubari's Mayor, Ahmed Murtadah, has confirmed earlier on Monday said that the city of Ubari has regained its long-lost stability despite the continuation of electricity stoppages, which he said continue up to four hours a day. Ubari Municipal Council had received earlier today a cash package...

Maltese Foreign Secretary: HoR’s cold feet regarding GNA endorsement could lead to Libya’s downfall

  • 25 April 2016 - 19:20
Maltese Foreign Secretary: HoR’s cold feet regarding GNA endorsement could lead to Libya’s downfall

Malta's Foreign Secretary, George Vella, has stated that the hesitation of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives in carrying out a vote of confidence for the Government of National Accord could place the economic and financial situations of the Libyan state at the risk of collapse. The...