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KFC shuts most shops in the UK over chicken shortage

  • 21 February 2018 - 20:33
KFC shuts most shops in the UK over chicken shortage

KFC expects some of its U.K. outlets to remain closed for the rest of the week, as a result of chicken shortages across the country.   Around half of the fast-food chain's 900 stores in Britain were closed Tuesday evening. Many of those still open are offering a reduced menu...

1200 Friesian bulls to be shipped from Ireland to Libya

  • 15 February 2018 - 22:21
1200 Friesian bulls to be shipped from Ireland to Libya

More than 1000 Friesian bulls (Dutch) will be exported to Libya next week under a contract arranged by Supreme Livestock – a Co. Louth based exporter. The company has confirmed to AgriLand that a livestock carrier will dock later next week to carry the bulls to their destination.  Patsy...

UNHCR evacuated 1000 migrants from Libya in three months

  • 15 February 2018 - 14:40
UNHCR evacuated 1000 migrants from Libya in three months

Since November, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has evacuated over 1,000 highly vulnerable refugees out of Libya and is looking for durable solutions for them in third countries. On Tuesday, a flight departed from Tripoli bound for, Niamey, Niger, carrying 128 refugees and on Wednesday, a second...

Customs Authority seizes 11 million narcotic pills in Misurata port

  • 29 January 2018 - 12:55
Customs Authority seizes 11 million narcotic pills in Misurata port

  Customs authorities at Misurata port, 200 km east of the capital Tripoli, seized on Sunday 11 million narcotic pills.   "The anti-smuggling and drugs department and the customs inspection unit have seized two containers coming from Asia and Europe, containing 11...

Libyan Education Minister’s convoy comes under fire

  • 24 January 2018 - 15:31
Libyan Education Minister’s convoy comes under fire

The convoy of the Libyan Education Minister, Othman Abdeljalil, came under fire as protesters in Bani Walid city prevented him and his delegation from entering the city Wednesday morning. Local media reported that protesters got in the way of the minister's convoy and forced them to go back to...

Heavy rain and partial snow storm hit west Libya

  • 22 January 2018 - 12:07
Heavy rain and partial snow storm hit west Libya

The Libyan capital, Tripoli, and others cities in western Libya were hit by heavy rain and some of them were hit by a snow storm on Sunday, which continued until Monday morning. The heavy rain led to the flooding of different valleys in western Libya, especially in Tarhouna and Tripoli...

560 Nigerian illegal immigrants rerun home from Libya

  • 14 January 2018 - 11:29
560 Nigerian illegal immigrants rerun home from Libya

560 Nigerian illegal immigrants arrived in Port Harcourt on Saturday, bringing to 1,590, the number of Nigerians repatriated from Libya since January 7. More than 6,000 illegal immigrants from Nigeria were deported from Libya in 2017. The returnees, who were repatriated as part of the...

Saudi Arabia’s police arrest two men over “gay wedding”

  • 11 January 2018 - 21:21
Saudi Arabia’s police arrest two men over “gay wedding”

Saudi Arabia's police have arrested several young men who last week appeared in a video of what was described as a "gay wedding scene". Saudi authorities said as well that they were investigating the video claiming to show a gay wedding ceremony in the country, according to regional media...

Over 1.8 million Libyans registered as potential voters, HNEC says

  • 4 January 2018 - 15:12
Over 1.8 million Libyans registered as potential voters, HNEC says

The High National Elections Commission in Libya (HNEC) has reported that Libyan voters' number reached over 1.8 million. According to the HNEC's daily report on its Facebook page, the newly registered voters until Wednesday were about 400.000 Libyans, with 30.000 voters as an average on a daily...

Study suspended in Benghazi university after armed attack

  • 24 December 2017 - 14:11
Study suspended in Benghazi university after armed attack

The University of Benghazi Guard Office announced suspending school at the university from Saturday 23rd of December until further notice. In a statement on its official Facebook page, the guard office said "It is our responsibility to maintain the students and the property of the...