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Libya to launch humanitarian response plan for 2019

  • 26 January 2019 - 18:21
Libya to launch humanitarian response plan for 2019

The Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General to Libya Maria Ribeiro and Libyan Minister of Local Governance Milad Taher held a meeting on Friday to discuss the launch of a humanitarian response plan. "Ribeiro discussed with Taher the cooperation to provide humanitarian and...

Libya-Malta flights to resume by end of first 2019 quarter

  • 10 January 2019 - 12:45
Libya-Malta flights to resume by end of first 2019 quarter

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj, has agreed with the Prime Minister of Malta to resume flights between the two countries by the end of next March.  The agreement came in meeting on Wednesday in Valetta, where Al-Sirraj and Joseph Muscat reviewed mutual relations...

Spokesman: Libyan technicians to operate Ubari power plant instead of Turkish ENKA

  • 9 January 2019 - 17:20
Spokesman: Libyan technicians to operate Ubari power plant instead of Turkish ENKA

The Presidential Council said on Tuesday that it will take over Ubari power plant as its Turkish contractor left the project unfinished over security concerns. The spokesman of the Head of the Presidential Council, Mohammed El Sallak, said in a press conference in Tripoli that Libyan technicians...

War in Libya is more through media than battlefield

  • 9 January 2019 - 15:37
War in Libya is more through media than battlefield

Since the ousting of Moammar Gaddafi, Libya has seen a boost in its media outlets' numbers and in journalist works in general, yet the cost is beyond a prosperous media sector; it has been an agenda for each outlet fighting a war on the frontline of words and statements.  Many TV channels have...

Road accidents kill 168 people in Libya’s capital in 2018

  • 6 January 2019 - 13:05
Road accidents kill 168 people in Libya’s capital in 2018

The Libyan Interior Ministry revealed on Saturday that 168 people were killed in traffic accidents in the capital Tripoli in 2018, Trend reported citing Xinhua. In addition, 331 were wounded and 847 vehicles damaged as a result of traffic accidents, the ministry said. Traffic accidents in...

Libyan Wings adds two Airbus A319 planes to its fleet

  • 31 December 2018 - 13:19
Libyan Wings adds two Airbus A319 planes to its fleet

Libyan Wings airliner announced on Sunday that two Airbus A319 planes had joined the company so that it has now four planes in its fleet. The airliner said that the two planes came from Antalya in Turkey and arrived in Mitiga airport in Tripoli. The company explained that this will help...

Filipinos advised by their government to stay vigilant in Libya

  • 26 December 2018 - 12:51
Filipinos advised by their government to stay vigilant in Libya

The Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines on Wednesday issued a security warning for Filipinos in Libya following a suicide attack at the Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday. Filipinos were advised to remain vigilant and avoid unnecessary movement in the aftermath of the...

Benzeer urges UK to grant visa to Libyan novelist Ahmed Fagih

  • 17 December 2018 - 21:01
Benzeer urges UK to grant visa to Libyan novelist Ahmed Fagih

The Secretary General -designate of the Arab-European Center of Human Rights and International Law, Dr. Ramadan Benzeer, has urged the British authorities to grant the Libyan renowned novelist Dr. Ahmed Fagih an entry visa to the UK for medical treatment purposes. Benzeer's remarks came in his...

IOM provides Tawergha returnees with basic humanitarian assistance

  • 16 December 2018 - 14:17
IOM provides Tawergha returnees with basic humanitarian assistance

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in cooperation with Libya’s Ministry of State for Displaced Affairs and the Local Council of Tawergha delivered essential humanitarian assistance to communities in Tawergha, 200 kilometres southeast of Libya’s capital Tripoli, and in the...

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...