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Libya’s coastguards rescue 116 migrants off the coast, MSF denounces

  • 23 February 2019 - 13:27
Libya’s coastguards rescue 116 migrants off the coast, MSF denounces

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has reported that 116 migrants have been "forcibly returned" to Libya after a day and a half at sea. MSF said in a tweet that the migrants, including 21 women and children, disembarked in the western coastal city of Al-Khums early Thursday. "MSF...

Human Rights Watch demands Haftar’s forces end siege of civilians in Libya’s Derna

  • 23 February 2019 - 12:10
Human Rights Watch demands Haftar’s forces end siege of civilians in Libya’s Derna

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on forces loyal to Libya’s east-based Interim Government and led by Khalifa Haftar to allow aid and medical workers into the Old City neighborhood of Derna. HRW added on its Friday report that it had cited credible reports of civilians being “trapped in...

Libya: Haftar’s forces seize El Feel oilfield

  • 22 February 2019 - 14:08
Libya: Haftar’s forces seize El Feel oilfield

Forces loyal to the Libyan self-styled army of Khalifa Haftar controlled the vital south-western El Feel oilfield late on Thursday, sources from the field and the forces have reported. According to the sources, Haftar's forces had made a deal with the security faction already protecting the...

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...

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...

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...

Dignity Forces spent one third of the spending budget

  • 20 February 2019 - 21:51
Dignity Forces spent one third of the spending budget

  The governor of CBL in eastern Al Bayda', Ali al-Hibri said that the dignity forces disbursed about 43% of the 2016 budget of 9 billion, 27% of the 2017 budget, and 20% of the 2018 budget. A triple of the spending budget approved by the bank in the last three years has been disbursed...