Posts Tagged ‘Belgium’

UN report: Belgium violated freezing of Libya’s assets through Euroclear bank

  • 12 September 2018 - 21:40
UN report: Belgium violated freezing of Libya’s assets through Euroclear bank

The UN panel of experts on Libya said Tuesday that Belgium is in violation of international sanctions targeting assets once owned by Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. The experts’ conclusions come after Politico said months ago that the money was channeled to mystery beneficiaries behind...

Belgium makes history as it beats England and captures third place in 2018 World Cup

  • 14 July 2018 - 18:19
Belgium makes history as it beats England and captures third place in 2018 World Cup

It was a match that at times lacked effort, but two beautiful moments from Belgium gave one of the most likable teams of the tournament third place. The third-place match is always a strange game, as it usually features two teams that have no interest in being there. At times this match felt that...

Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam received 20-year jail time in Belgium

  • 23 April 2018 - 22:25
Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam received 20-year jail time in Belgium

Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect from the 2015 Paris attacks, has been jailed for 20 years in Belgium over a gunfight that led to his arrest. Abdeslam, 28, and co-defendant Sofien Ayari were both convicted of terror-related charges of attempted murder, according to a report by the...

Revealed: Portions of Libya frozen assets in UAE given to strongman Haftar

  • 10 March 2018 - 20:38
Revealed: Portions of Libya frozen assets in UAE given to strongman Haftar

The United Arab Emirates has provided the Libyan commander of east-based self-proclaimed army, Khalifa Haftar, with portions of Libyan frozen assets in Abu Dhabi, the second deputy of the High Council of State (HCS) Mohamed Imazib disclosed Saturday. Imazib, according to local...

Libya Investment Authority, Belgian Deputy Foreign Minister deny vanishing of €10b of Libya frozen assets

  • 10 March 2018 - 12:03
Libya Investment Authority, Belgian Deputy Foreign Minister deny vanishing of €10b of Libya frozen assets

  Belgian Deputy Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said the report of the disappearance of frozen Libyan funds from the Belgian Euroclear bank are "fake news."   The top diplomatic official was commenting on the report of Le Vif weekly news outlet, claiming that 10...

Belgium: 10 billion euros of frozen Libya assets disappeared from Euroclear Bank

  • 8 March 2018 - 21:28
Belgium: 10 billion euros of frozen Libya assets disappeared from Euroclear Bank

Authorities in Belgium have discovered the disappearance of 10 billion euros of frozen Libyan assets kept in the Euroclear Bank during the period 2013 to 2017, according to the Le Vif magazine. Le Vif magazine said these funds were controlled by the inner circle of ousted and killed Muammar...

GNA Prime Minister receives credentials of Sweden, Belgium ambassadors

  • 19 July 2017 - 10:47
GNA Prime Minister receives credentials of Sweden, Belgium ambassadors

The Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Serraj received Monday the credentials of Swedish and Belgian ambassadors, Fredrik Florén and Michel Tilemans in a row. The ceremony took place in the Red Castle Museum Building in Tripoli in the presence of the ministers of the Government of...