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Misurata Automatic Inspection Office awarded Certificate of Merit by World Customs Organization

  • 11 March 2018 - 21:06
Misurata Automatic Inspection Office awarded Certificate of Merit by World Customs Organization

The World Customs Organization awarded the Libyan Misurata Automatic Inspection Office with the Certificate of Merit on the occasion of World Customs Day.   The certificate was given to Misurata office for the exceptional work and efforts they have been exerting to secure...

Libyan Third Startups Expo kicks off under the auspices of EU

  • 11 March 2018 - 13:22
Libyan Third Startups Expo kicks off under the auspices of EU

Libya's Third Startups Expo, a micro enterprise exhibition supported by the European Union, kicked off here on Saturday. The event, supported by the European Mission to Libya, hosted dozens of small enterprises and businesses, in an attempt to support small business owners, said Halima...

Turkey’s TIKA sent 14 food tons to Libya’s Yefren

  • 1 March 2018 - 12:00
Turkey’s TIKA sent 14 food tons to Libya’s Yefren

    The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) said Wednesday it has sent 14 tons of food to 400 Libyan households.   A handing-over ceremony was held at the Turkish Embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli. It was attended by Turkey's Ambassador in Tripoli...

Libyan actress Nour Al-Kadiki takes a beating from Benghazi army fighters

  • 24 February 2018 - 20:34
Libyan actress Nour Al-Kadiki takes a beating from Benghazi army fighters

The Libyan actress Nour Al-Kadiki has been assaulted by a group of fighters from the so-called Libyan National Army led by Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi.   Al-Kadiki is a movie and soap opera actress who works in Libya and in Egypt and has been lately famous for a number of roles...

KFC shuts most shops in the UK over chicken shortage

  • 21 February 2018 - 20:33
KFC shuts most shops in the UK over chicken shortage

KFC expects some of its U.K. outlets to remain closed for the rest of the week, as a result of chicken shortages across the country.   Around half of the fast-food chain's 900 stores in Britain were closed Tuesday evening. Many of those still open are offering a reduced menu...

1200 Friesian bulls to be shipped from Ireland to Libya

  • 15 February 2018 - 22:21
1200 Friesian bulls to be shipped from Ireland to Libya

More than 1000 Friesian bulls (Dutch) will be exported to Libya next week under a contract arranged by Supreme Livestock – a Co. Louth based exporter. The company has confirmed to AgriLand that a livestock carrier will dock later next week to carry the bulls to their destination.  Patsy...

UNHCR evacuated 1000 migrants from Libya in three months

  • 15 February 2018 - 14:40
UNHCR evacuated 1000 migrants from Libya in three months

Since November, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has evacuated over 1,000 highly vulnerable refugees out of Libya and is looking for durable solutions for them in third countries. On Tuesday, a flight departed from Tripoli bound for, Niamey, Niger, carrying 128 refugees and on Wednesday, a second...

Customs Authority seizes 11 million narcotic pills in Misurata port

  • 29 January 2018 - 12:55
Customs Authority seizes 11 million narcotic pills in Misurata port

  Customs authorities at Misurata port, 200 km east of the capital Tripoli, seized on Sunday 11 million narcotic pills.   "The anti-smuggling and drugs department and the customs inspection unit have seized two containers coming from Asia and Europe, containing 11...

Libyan Education Minister’s convoy comes under fire

  • 24 January 2018 - 15:31
Libyan Education Minister’s convoy comes under fire

The convoy of the Libyan Education Minister, Othman Abdeljalil, came under fire as protesters in Bani Walid city prevented him and his delegation from entering the city Wednesday morning. Local media reported that protesters got in the way of the minister's convoy and forced them to go back to...

Heavy rain and partial snow storm hit west Libya

  • 22 January 2018 - 12:07
Heavy rain and partial snow storm hit west Libya

The Libyan capital, Tripoli, and others cities in western Libya were hit by heavy rain and some of them were hit by a snow storm on Sunday, which continued until Monday morning. The heavy rain led to the flooding of different valleys in western Libya, especially in Tarhouna and Tripoli...