Libya

Libyan ambassador to Turkey says visa still applicable

  • 13 December 2018 - 21:38
Libyan ambassador to Turkey says visa still applicable

The Libyan ambassador to Turkey, Abdul Razzak Mukhtar, has told a Libyan local TV channel that Turkey has not removed visa on Libyan nationals entering its territories.  Mukhtar explained on Thursday that the news is just a rumor, adding that if there is a removal of visa on Libyans, the...

Libya and UN to cooperate on disposing harmful material from western region

  • 13 December 2018 - 21:24
Libya and UN to cooperate on disposing harmful material from western region

Libyan government officials and a United Nations team on Thursday met and discussed a program to dispose liquid fuel and oxidizing materials in two locations in western Libya. According to Libya’s official news agency, the meeting took place in the city of Gharyan, some 90 km southwest of the...

Germany pledges 2.5 million euros to stabilization in Libya

  • 13 December 2018 - 15:45
Germany pledges 2.5 million euros to stabilization in Libya

During a ceremony that took place in Tripoli, His Excellency, the Ambassador of Germany to Libya, Mr. Oliver Owcza, and The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Libya Resident Representative, Mr. Sultan Hajiyev, signed an agreement to increase Germany's contribution to the Stabilization...

UNHCR: 114 migrants resettled from Libya to Canada and Norway

  • 13 December 2018 - 15:41
UNHCR: 114 migrants resettled from Libya to Canada and Norway

The United Nation Higher Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) said on Wednesday that it has helped resettle 114 immigrants from Libya to Norway and Canada in the first week of December. "During the first week of December, 3 flights with 114 Eritrean, Sudanese and Syrian vulnerable refugees left...

US embassy opens Space Camp Scholarship Program for Libyan applicants

  • 12 December 2018 - 18:49
US embassy opens Space Camp Scholarship Program for Libyan applicants

The U.S. Embassy and Libya are now accepting applications for the 2019 U.S.-Libya Space Camp Scholarship Program that will give Libyan students and educators the opportunity to challenge themselves in an elite training centre designed for the top scientists and astronauts from around the...

Oil prices rise over Libya exports’ cuts

  • 12 December 2018 - 18:42
Oil prices rise over Libya exports’ cuts

Oil prices rose on Wednesday, supported by a report showing a drop in U.S. crude inventories, a cut in Libyan exports and an OPEC-led deal to trim output. U.S. commercial crude inventories fell by 1.2 million barrels in the week through Dec. 7, the U.S. Energy Information Administration...

Belgium ignores Libyan delegation tasked to follow up on released frozen assets

  • 11 December 2018 - 22:08
Belgium ignores Libyan delegation tasked to follow up on released frozen assets

Belgium has ignored the Libyan delegation that arrived in Brussels last week, a source from the Belgian government told Ean Libya. The delegation includes Omar Tantush, Yusuf Al-Aqouri, House of Representatives member Morad Hamima, who are tasked with probing the release of Libyan frozen assets...

UN mission in Libya calls for ending violence, lawlessness in southern Libya

  • 11 December 2018 - 14:52
UN mission in Libya calls for ending violence, lawlessness in southern Libya

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya on Monday condemned consecutive attacks in southern Libya. "UNSMIL expresses its strong condemnation of Sunday's consecutive, but unrelated, attacks against civilians and facilities in the South of Libya and calls on the Libyan authorities to take...

MSF: Migrants forced to disembark in Libya are still at risk

  • 10 December 2018 - 21:04
MSF: Migrants forced to disembark in Libya are still at risk

More than 90 people rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea last month by the merchant ship Nivin are still being held in Libya after they were forcibly removed from the ship by Libyan security forces in Misrata. This assault underscores the increasingly harsh treatment of migrants, refugees,...

Libya’s state oil firm declared force majeure at Sharara oilfield

  • 10 December 2018 - 19:56
Libya’s state oil firm declared force majeure at Sharara oilfield

Libya’s National Oil Company (NOC) said on Monday it had declared force majeure on exports from Sharara oilfield - Libya's largest - after the facility was seized by local protesters identifying themselves as Fezzan Rage Movement. NOC said in a statement the shutdown of its biggest oilfield...