Posts Tagged ‘Libya’

Libya’s Haftar arrives in Benghazi after treatment in Paris

  • 26 April 2018 - 19:01
Libya’s Haftar arrives in Benghazi after treatment in Paris

 Libyan warlord of the self-styled army in eastern region, Khalifa Haftar, arrived in Benina airport in Benghazi coming from Cairo, Egypt. Haftar arrived this evening after finishing treatment in Paris, Libya Al-Hadath TV showed in a live-aired video and ceremony at he airport. Haftar...

Libyan writer accuses Tunisia of stealing Libyan Foreign Bank

  • 26 April 2018 - 18:16
Libyan writer accuses Tunisia of stealing Libyan Foreign Bank

Libyan writer Abdelrazzak Al-Dahesh published an article telling the Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, that the Libyan Foreign Bank money ($200 million) frozen by Tunisia is being used illicitly to boost Tunisia's economy. "The reason why the money is frozen is that a Tunisian crook...

NOC discusses with BP and Eni resumption of oil exploration activities

  • 26 April 2018 - 18:12
NOC discusses with BP and Eni resumption of oil exploration activities

The Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC) held discussions with BP and Eni about resuming exploration activity in the country, a statement on its website said on Thursday.    “Both BP and Eni expressed their desire to quickly return to Libya to resume suspended exploration...

Zintan delegation arrives in Misurata for reconciliation

  • 26 April 2018 - 14:15
Zintan delegation arrives in Misurata for reconciliation

A delegation from Zintan city arrived this afternoon in Misurata city in order to carry out talks aimed at settling down the conflict between the cities that started in mid-2014.   The delegation of Zintan includes officials from military council, municipal council and...

Libya military prosecutor escapes detention place, family reports

  • 26 April 2018 - 13:16
Libya military prosecutor escapes detention place, family reports

The military prosecutor of Libya's UN-backed unity government, Maj. Masoud Erhouma, has reportedly fled his captors after more than one month in captivity, according to local media. Local media quoted Erhouma’s family as saying that the military prosecutor had escaped from his...

Libyan and Italian Navy Forces agree on more cooperation

  • 26 April 2018 - 12:40
Libyan and Italian Navy Forces agree on more cooperation

Libyan and Italian navies discussed increasing cooperation on training and combating illegal immigration, the Libyan navy's press service said Wednesday. Navy commanders Salem Erhuma of Libya and Valter Girardelli of Italy held the talks in the Libyan capital Tripoli. The topics included...

Libya’s Haftar returning Thursday from Paris, spokesman says

  • 25 April 2018 - 22:09
Libya’s Haftar returning Thursday from Paris, spokesman says

Khalifa Haftar, the military commander who dominates eastern Libya, will return to Benghazi on Thursday, a spokesman for his forces said on Wednesday, after he received medical treatment in Paris. Haftar had been in Paris for about two weeks, where his spokesman earlier said he had been treated...

Total says informed Libyan authorities of Marathon Oil deal

  • 25 April 2018 - 18:00
Total says informed Libyan authorities of Marathon Oil deal

French Total said on Wednesday it had informed Libya’s authorities of plans to acquire Marathon Oil’s stake in the Waha field for $4.5 billion even though it believed it did not require their consent. “The deal with Marathon has closed and Total owns Marathon’s stakes in Libya. On the...

EU gives Libya 5 million euros as elections support

  • 25 April 2018 - 17:54
EU gives Libya 5 million euros as elections support

 "Bettina Muscheidt, head of the EU Delegation to Libya, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director to Libya, Sultan Hajiyev, signed an agreement at the UNDP Libya office in Tunis, through which the EU donates 5 million euros to the UN integrated electoral assistance...

United Nations delivered 12 explosive disposal kits to Libya

  • 25 April 2018 - 14:44
United Nations delivered 12 explosive disposal kits to Libya

The United Nations delivered 12 explosive disposal kits to Libya in a bid to enhance its capacity to rid the country of explosive remnants, said the United Nations Support Mission for Libya (UNSML) on Tuesday. Explosive Ordnance Disposal kits were delivered to the Libyan Military Engineers...