Posts Tagged ‘France’

France foreign minister: Libya’s Haftar is in good health conditions

  • 18 April 2018 - 21:43
France foreign minister: Libya’s Haftar is in good health conditions

The foreign minister of France, Jean-Yves Le Drian, said in a closed meetings for the French government on Wednesday that Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar is in good health now after receiving treatment in a military hospital in Paris suburbs, Radio France Intrnationale...

US, UK, France strike Syria, Russia and Iran dismayed

  • 14 April 2018 - 14:19
US, UK, France strike Syria, Russia and Iran dismayed

Russian President Vladimir Putin has denounced a strike on Syria launched by the US and its allies as an "act of aggression" that will exacerbate humanitarian catastrophe in Syria. In a statement issued by the Kremlin, the Russian leader says Moscow is calling an emergency meeting of the United...

Officials from Libya warlord Haftar’s forces confirm he is in France for treatment

  • 12 April 2018 - 14:42
Officials from Libya warlord Haftar’s forces confirm he is in France for treatment

Libyan officials say strongman Khalifa Hifter has been flown to France for medical treatment. They did not elaborate on his medical condition, only said on Thursday that he suffered a “medical issue” and was taken from Jordan to France to be hospitalized, without elaborating. They said...

Le Monde: Libya’s Haftar admitted to Paris hospital

  • 11 April 2018 - 18:07
Le Monde: Libya’s Haftar admitted to Paris hospital

Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar has reportedly been hospitalized in France after suffering a stroke, according to French media reports Wednesday. Le Monde citing its sources reported that Haftar was first hospitalized in the Jordanian capital Amman before he was transferred to...

French press: Libya warlord Haftar is being treated for cerebral bleed at Val De Grace military hospital

  • 11 April 2018 - 06:53
French press: Libya warlord Haftar is being treated for cerebral bleed at Val De Grace military hospital

The commander of the self-proclaimed army in eastern Libya has been lodged at the Paris military hospital, Val De Grace, for treatment of a very serious cerebral bleed, reported Hugeux Vincent, who works for L'Express newspaper.  According to the earlier sources on Tuesday, Haftar was first...

Libya’s NOC inks deal with French Artelia for new Benghazi offices

  • 5 April 2018 - 12:58
Libya’s NOC inks deal with French Artelia for new Benghazi offices

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Wednesday it had signed a deal with French building and engineering group Artelia to manage the development of its offices in the eastern city of Benghazi. NOC did not say when the complex would be built. The buildings will include offices...

Former Gaddafi’s interpreter fears arrest in Libya over remarks on Sarkozy case

  • 3 April 2018 - 11:47
Former Gaddafi’s interpreter fears arrest in Libya over remarks on Sarkozy case

A top aide to former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi said Monday he fears arrest if he returns to Libya over what he may know about corruption allegations against France’s ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy and Gadhafi’s alleged financial support to the former France leader. Moftah Missouri,...

France’s embassy in Libya welcomes Cairo meeting for unity of Libya’s military institution

  • 26 March 2018 - 20:38
France’s embassy in Libya welcomes Cairo meeting for unity of Libya’s military institution

France's embassy in Libya said Monday that it welcomes the continuation of Cairo talks aiming to unify the Libyan military institution.  The embassy wrote on its Facebook page that the Cairo talks held between the Libyan factions complement and agree with the U.N.’s action plan. “Libya...

Pressure by France, UAE to release Libyan businessman Al-Usta

  • 23 March 2018 - 16:45
Pressure by France, UAE to release Libyan businessman Al-Usta

  Pressure has been exerted by the French and UAE ambassadors on the Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade to free businessman Jumua Al-Usta after he was detained last Monday for being a part of a plot to destabilize Tripoli.   Hashim Besher, a member of the Tripoli...

Sarkozy faces up to 10 years in prison over Libya funding

  • 22 March 2018 - 13:39
Sarkozy faces up to 10 years in prison over Libya funding

  Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy told magistrates that accusations of illicit Libyan funding for his 2007 election campaign were a web of lies that had made his life “hell” and lost him a re-election bid in 2012, Le Figaro newspaper said.   The 63-year-old,...