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Russian Foreign Ministry: The Sun deliberately intimidated readers by report on Libya

  • 23 October 2018 - 14:22
Russian Foreign Ministry: The Sun deliberately intimidated readers by report on Libya

The Sun, a British daily, is deliberately intimidating its readers by claiming that there is an alleged Russian threat in Libya, Russian Foreign Ministry’s commentary published on Monday states. The ministry reminded that in early October, the paper published an article titled "Russia sends...

Cross-border security meeting between Libya, Chad, Niger and Sudan to convene Wednesday

  • 23 October 2018 - 12:57
Cross-border security meeting between Libya, Chad, Niger and Sudan to convene Wednesday

The 4th ministerial meeting to strengthen the security of the joint border among Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger would be held in Ndjamena on Wednesday. The two-day meeting would be held with the participation of foreign, defence and interior ministries as well as intelligence services of the four...

Turkey will “detail” the murder of Khashoggi on Tuesday, Erdogan says

  • 22 October 2018 - 12:18
Turkey will “detail” the murder of Khashoggi on Tuesday, Erdogan says

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that he would use a speech to his country's parliament on Tuesday to reveal all the "details" in the killing of the Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia has admitted that Khashoggi was...

IOM: Over 13.000 illegal immigrants repatriated from Libya in 2018

  • 21 October 2018 - 20:33
IOM: Over 13.000 illegal immigrants repatriated from Libya in 2018

Over 13,000 migrants have been voluntarily repatriated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) from Libya to their home countries in 2018, the UN Support Mission in Libya said Sunday. "By Oct. 11, IOM Libya had assisted a total of 13,393 migrants in safely travelling back to 32...

Italy sends Libyan Navy “Fezzan Boat” as part of maritime cooperation

  • 21 October 2018 - 20:17
Italy sends Libyan Navy “Fezzan Boat” as part of maritime cooperation

The Libyan Naval Force has received a boat from Italian Naval Force (Fezzan Boat) with 14 coastguard personnel from Libya onboard, the spokesman of the navy Ayoub Qassim announced Sunday. Qassim told reporters that he boat is not part of 2008 cooperation agreement, but a boat made in Italy and...

Trump joins EU, UN in “not buying” Saudi account of Khashoggi’s murder

  • 21 October 2018 - 12:58
Trump joins EU, UN in “not buying” Saudi account of Khashoggi’s murder

US President Donald Trump says he is "not satisfied" with Saudi Arabia's account of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. On Friday, Saudi Arabia for the first time admitted that Mr Khashoggi was dead, saying he was killed in a "fist fight" in its Istanbul consulate. But that explanation has...

Libya’s Tripoli government denies reaching unity of military agreement in Cairo

  • 20 October 2018 - 13:10
Libya’s Tripoli government denies reaching unity of military agreement in Cairo

 Libya's UN-backed government on Friday denied reports that an agreement to unify the army will soon be reached during the ongoing talks in Cairo. "The Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord denies media reports and statements ... about reaching a final agreement in the ongoing...

UNHCR evacuates 135 migrants from Libya to Niger for third country settlement later

  • 18 October 2018 - 20:47
UNHCR evacuates 135 migrants from Libya to Niger for third country settlement later

Amidst an increasingly volatile security situation in Tripoli, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency successfully evacuated 135 people out of Libya to Niger on Tuesday night. Many of the evacuated had been held in detention centres for several months and were suffering from the effects of malnutrition...

Saudi sidekick of Bin Salman suspect of assassination of Khashoggi

  • 18 October 2018 - 18:03
Saudi sidekick of Bin Salman suspect of assassination of Khashoggi

Saudi intelligence officer and former diplomat Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb played a "pivotal role" in the apparent assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a source familiar with the Turkish investigation has told CNN.   The source said that Mutreb was fully aware of "the...

Russia’s Foreign Ministry denies reports about military presence in Libya

  • 18 October 2018 - 16:58
Russia’s Foreign Ministry denies reports about military presence in Libya

Russia acts in strict accordance with the UN Security Council's decisions on Libya and does not interfere in the situation in this country, Maria Zakharova, the spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, said Wednesday. "These reports are the insinuations about alleged Russian...