Libya

Frontex: 87% drop in migrants from Libya

  • 22 February 2019 - 02:13
Frontex: 87% drop in migrants from Libya

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) announced a decline in the number of irregular migrants last year via the Mediterranean route towards Italy, 80% compared to 2017. According to data released by Frontex on Wednesday, the year 2018 saw the arrival of 27,276 migrants, compared to...

Three Power Generators handed over to Sebha from the UNDP

  • 22 February 2019 - 02:04
Three Power Generators handed over to Sebha from the UNDP

As part of the European Union (EU) funded 'Strengthening Local Capacities for Resilience and Recovery 'project, the Ministry of Local Governance (MoLG) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) handed over yesterday three 300 Kva power generators to Sebha Municipal Council. The...

GNA denounces assassination of “Mohammed Kari”

  • 21 February 2019 - 19:26
GNA denounces assassination of “Mohammed Kari”

The GNA's interior ministry has strongly condemned the assassination of the director of Murzuq security department, Brigadier General Mohammed Kari, how was killed by an outlaw armed group, according to the ministry. In a statement read on Thursday, the ministry confirmed that it will never...

Tunisia unveils a money laundering network headed by an Israeli!

  • 21 February 2019 - 17:08
Tunisia unveils a money laundering network headed by an Israeli!

  Tunisian media revealed that financial investigations carried out by a committee of the central Bank revealed an international network specializing in laundering and smuggling money in Tunisia, headed by a person with Israeli citizenship. A committee of the central Bank conducted an...

Haftar Forces Withdraw from Murzuq

  • 21 February 2019 - 13:11
Haftar Forces Withdraw from Murzuq

Murzuq town's armed groups have seized 5 vehicles from Hafter's Forces during the fierce fighting that took place on Wednesday around the town, and resulted in killing of twenty from Dignity fighters, thus they retreated from the town. Dignity Forces have forcibly entered Murzuq, but they withdrew...

Italian Ambassador: We need a political solution to end Libya’s crisis

  • 21 February 2019 - 13:01
Italian Ambassador: We need a political solution to end Libya’s crisis

The Member of Presidential Council (PC) Mohamed Ammari Zayed has met on Wednesday with the Italian Ambassador to Libya Giuseppe Buccino, and warmly welcomed him as a new appointed ambassador, wishing him the greatest success in his job. However, the meeting which held in the Presidential...

Why do faculty members protesting in Sabha University?

  • 20 February 2019 - 18:13
Why do faculty members protesting in Sabha University?

Dozens of teaching assistants at Sabha University protested against the decision of the Ministry of Education of GNA regarding dispatching abroad, and delaying of their dues payment . They demanded  expediting payment and treatment more professionally.They also issued a statement demanding that...

Bashagha Demands Morocco’s support for Libyan people

  • 20 February 2019 - 15:37
Bashagha Demands Morocco’s support for Libyan people

The Minister of Interior in the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) Fathi Bashagha has met with Moroccan Minister of Interior in the capital city of Rabat on Monday, when Bashagha assured to him that his Ministry focuses on the security of all towns, Tripoli in particular, where a great...

Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns terror attack in Egypt

  • 20 February 2019 - 15:28
Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns terror attack in Egypt

 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) has extremely denounced the terrorist accident that took place at El-Darb El-Ahmar Square in the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Monday. The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the people and...

Libyan Education Facilities Authority furnishes schools

  • 20 February 2019 - 11:45
Libyan Education Facilities Authority furnishes schools

The Education Facilities Authority has received on Tuesday, a new student seats shipment regrading the basic and secondary schools. Ali Al-Ragig, Head of warehouses department in the Authority said, the shipment consists of 14 containers with 14280 chairs for handling the congestion in some...

Libya and World Bank partner to promote economic recovery

  • 20 February 2019 - 10:12
Libya and World Bank partner to promote economic recovery

The World Bank Group announced yesterday a new strategy of support for Libya focused on restoring key services to citizens and promoting economic recovery as a critical contribution to the ongoing peace process. It was developed in response to a request from the Libyan government, the new...

Libyan Food Expo to be held March 4

  • 20 February 2019 - 08:10
Libyan Food Expo to be held March 4

The second edition of ‘The Libya Food Expo’ will be organised by El Dawlia company and will be held from March 4 to 7, 2019 at the Tripoli International Fair, Tripoli. The event is supported by the Ministry of Economy and the General Fairs Authority. The Libya Food Expo focuses to serve as a...

Russian Foreign Ministry warns of real threat to ISIL in all parts of Libya

  • 19 February 2019 - 20:04
Russian Foreign Ministry warns of real threat to ISIL in all parts of Libya

  "In Libya, including Tripoli, ISIL is increasing its activities, exploiting the collapse of the government and dividing the country, and is strengthening relations with al-Qaeda, which is located near the oil crescent and oil ports, along the Mediterranean coast, east, and Derna city in The...

Head of Quillian Foundation wanted by Hafter’s Dignity Forces

  • 19 February 2019 - 19:13
Head of Quillian Foundation wanted by Hafter’s Dignity Forces

The Head of Anti-corruption Authority In Benghazi Hesham Shagloof has demanded the Directorate of Borders Security to immediately arrest the President of Quillian Foundation over his abusive remarks against the General Commander of Diginity Forces Khalifa Haftar. Hesham said, all efforts over air,...

Al-Sarraj discusses amendments to draft decision to improve medical staff salaries

  • 18 February 2019 - 19:36
Al-Sarraj discusses amendments to draft decision to improve medical staff salaries

  The President of the Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord, Fayez al-Sarraj, met Monday at the council's headquarters in Tripoli, with representatives of the Committee formed by a decision of the Presidential Council to study the salaries of medical and paramedical...

Gaddafi’s intelligence chief released from prison

  • 18 February 2019 - 18:30
Gaddafi’s intelligence chief released from prison

Abuzed Dorda, head of Libya's external security service in Gaddafi regime on Sunday morning, arriving in Tunisia on a plane from Tripoli after his release. One of Dorda's relatives confirmed his arrival in Tunisia on a "therapeutic journey", noting that the General Libyan Consulate in Tunis...

Libya marks 8th anniversary of revolution

  • 18 February 2019 - 05:33
Libya marks 8th anniversary of revolution

Libyans have marked the eighth anniversary of a revolution that led to the fall of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi but ushered in an era of instability in the country. Libyans took to the streets of the country’s capital, Tripoli, and other major cities on Sunday to mark the anniversary of...

UN mission puts Libya crisis at the top of key issues at Munich Security Conference

  • 17 February 2019 - 19:17
UN mission puts Libya crisis at the top of key issues at Munich Security Conference

The UN Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ghassan Salamé met with German state Secretary Walter Lindner on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. He briefed him on developments in the political situation in Libya, where Salamé...

TPF rejects the state militarisation by Haftar’s forces

  • 15 February 2019 - 05:51
TPF rejects the state militarisation by Haftar’s forces

The Tripoli Protection Force (TPF) has strongly condemned in a statement on Thursday the military operation carried out by Khalifa Haftar, the leader of Operation Dignity, describing it as a trail to destroy the Libyan people's capabilities. They are alarmed after the implementation of foreign...

EU blacklists Libya for money laundering and terrorism financing

  • 14 February 2019 - 16:33
EU blacklists Libya for money laundering and terrorism financing

The European Commission has placed Libya on a list of countries which have “strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing frameworks." The commission unveiled a list of 23 countries that also included Nigeria, Panama and Saudi Arabia, uam, Samoa, The...