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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...

Turkey sends food aids to IDPs in Libya’s capital

  • 9 December 2018 - 14:57
Turkey sends food aids to IDPs in Libya’s capital

Turkey’s state aid agency has donated 16 tons of food aid for displaced people in the Libyan capital Tripoli, the agency said on Sunday. The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) said it provided around 16 tons -- 700 packages -- of basic needs, including pasta, rice, tunafish,...

Benghazi in a standstill de to heavy rain water

  • 5 December 2018 - 12:47
Benghazi in a standstill de to heavy rain water

Several eastern Libyan oil ports including Es Sider and Ras Lanuf have closed due to bad weather, a port engineer said on Wednesday. A tanker had been trying to dock at the Es Sider terminal, but was unable to load, the engineer said. The airport in the main eastern city of Benghazi has also...

AgriLand: 1750 bulls to be shipped from Ireland to Libya

  • 27 November 2018 - 11:37
AgriLand:  1750 bulls to be shipped from Ireland to Libya

A boatload of bulls will leave Ireland bound for Libya in approximately two weeks, AgriLand has reported. The consignment of bulls – Friesians, Aberdeen Angus, Hereford and continentals – has been organised by Cork-based exporting company, Curzon Livestock. The bulls – weighing between...

UN, EU launch multi-million program to provide basic services to Libya’s vulnerable people

  • 24 November 2018 - 17:46
UN, EU launch multi-million program to provide basic services to Libya’s vulnerable people

The UN Development Program (UNDP) on Friday announced the launch of a 50-million-euro (56.7-million-U.S. dollars) program funded by the EU to support basic services for vulnerable people in Libya. The program, with joint efforts with the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), will target 24 Libyan...

Libyan airline companies triple flight tickets’ prices

  • 22 November 2018 - 22:01
Libyan airline companies triple flight tickets’ prices

The Libyan Airlines and Afriqiyah Airways have both agreed to raise the prices of the tickets threefold, citing the impact of the Presidential Council's decision to slap 183% fees on dollar purchase transactions.  The Libyan Airlines said on its Facebook page that its talks with the government...

US, Libya renew Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement for 10 years

  • 19 November 2018 - 13:47
US, Libya renew Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement for 10 years

  The US State Department held a signing ceremony in the Treaty Room on 15 November 2018 to recognise the ten-year renewal of the US-Libya Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement   The agreement was signed in the presence of Libyan Ambassador Wafa Bughaighis and...

Malta stops Libya-bound containers loaded with fake cigarettes

  • 7 November 2018 - 15:53
Malta stops Libya-bound containers loaded with fake cigarettes

Maltese Customs seized 37 million counterfeit cigarettes from four containers that were heading to Libya in an operation spread over several weeks. The containers were stopped at the Freeport in Birżebbuġa and scanning equipment was used in the operation, the Customs Department said. The...

Libya to import $700 million worth wheat from Russia

  • 1 October 2018 - 21:55
Libya to import $700 million worth wheat from Russia

Libya is eager to buy 1 million tonnes of wheat and animal feed from Russia for around $700 million, Libyan Government of National Accord Economy and Industry Minister Nasir Shaglan said in an interview published Sunday. "We would like to get an annual supply of wheat in the volume of 1 million...

Libya and Russia viewing resumption of railway projects

  • 1 October 2018 - 21:46
Libya and Russia viewing resumption of railway projects

A high-level delegation from Libya will soon visit Russia to discuss projects for cooperation in the sphere of railway construction, Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) Economy and Industry Minister Nasir Shaglan told Kommersant newspaper in an interview published on Sunday, Sputnik...