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560 Nigerian illegal immigrants rerun home from Libya

  • 14 January 2018 - 11:29
560 Nigerian illegal immigrants rerun home from Libya

560 Nigerian illegal immigrants arrived in Port Harcourt on Saturday, bringing to 1,590, the number of Nigerians repatriated from Libya since January 7. More than 6,000 illegal immigrants from Nigeria were deported from Libya in 2017. The returnees, who were repatriated as part of the...

Saudi Arabia’s police arrest two men over “gay wedding”

  • 11 January 2018 - 21:21
Saudi Arabia’s police arrest two men over “gay wedding”

Saudi Arabia's police have arrested several young men who last week appeared in a video of what was described as a "gay wedding scene". Saudi authorities said as well that they were investigating the video claiming to show a gay wedding ceremony in the country, according to regional media...

Over 1.8 million Libyans registered as potential voters, HNEC says

  • 4 January 2018 - 15:12
Over 1.8 million Libyans registered as potential voters, HNEC says

The High National Elections Commission in Libya (HNEC) has reported that Libyan voters' number reached over 1.8 million. According to the HNEC's daily report on its Facebook page, the newly registered voters until Wednesday were about 400.000 Libyans, with 30.000 voters as an average on a daily...

Study suspended in Benghazi university after armed attack

  • 24 December 2017 - 14:11
Study suspended in Benghazi university after armed attack

The University of Benghazi Guard Office announced suspending school at the university from Saturday 23rd of December until further notice. In a statement on its official Facebook page, the guard office said "It is our responsibility to maintain the students and the property of the...

Sunday an official holiday marking the 66th anniversary of Libya’s independence

  • 23 December 2017 - 21:33
Sunday an official holiday marking the 66th anniversary of Libya’s independence

The Government of National Accord announced that Sunday will be an official holiday in all institutions, bodies and public administrations. Sunday the 24th of December marks the 66 anniversary of the independence of Libya. In its part, the interim government announced Sunday an official...

Two men arrested after car drove into pedestrians in Australia

  • 21 December 2017 - 11:43
Two men arrested after car drove into pedestrians in Australia

Two men arrested after car drove into pedestrians in Australia. A car rammed into pedestrian in Melbourne, Australia on Thursday, injuring more than 10 people. The Australian police said that incident was not an accident, but a deliberate attack, stating it is too early to say whether it was...

School canceled in Al-Khoms and Zliten due to bad weather conditions

  • 20 December 2017 - 12:54
School canceled in Al-Khoms and Zliten due to bad weather conditions

The municipality councils of both Al-Khoms and Zliten cites have decided to cancel school on Wednesday and Thursday due to poor weather conditions and heavy rain fall. Al-Khoms municipality council declared , in a statement posted on its Facebook page, a state of emergency in the municipality,...

Power cut leaves thousands of passengers stranded in world’s busiest airport

  • 19 December 2017 - 10:06
Power cut leaves thousands of passengers stranded in world’s busiest airport

Tens of thousands of people were left stranded in Hartsfield-Jackson international airport on Sunday, because of power cut. The airport, located in Atlanta in the United States, is the world's busiest airport with over 250,000 passengers going through its corridors every day. Some...

UNICEF provides Libya’s war-ravaged Sirte with schools materials

  • 14 December 2017 - 20:20
UNICEF provides Libya’s war-ravaged Sirte with schools materials

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Libya had delivered educational materials to 30 schools in the Libyan city of Sirte, UNICEF said on Thursday. "Yesterday, UNICEF delivered materials that will enable us to install 30 new classrooms in the schools in Sirte which have been...

Khatri “I Fancy” campaign goes viral on Libyan social media, Libyan Wings Airlines joins in

  • 13 December 2017 - 22:03
Khatri “I Fancy” campaign goes viral on Libyan social media, Libyan Wings Airlines joins in

A social media hashtag (#Khatri) #I_Fancy has gone viral over the last few days on social media platforms across Libya. The hashtag is a word that translate "I fancy" which is used by Libyans to say what they fancy but could not have or buy for several reasons, but most majorly for lack of...