Posts Tagged ‘France’

After deal with Russia, France sends medical aids to Syria’s regime

  • 21 July 2018 - 16:26
After deal with Russia, France sends medical aids to Syria’s regime

France sent 50 tonnes of medical aid to government-controlled eastern Ghouta in Syria on Friday after Russia agreed to facilitate its delivery, raising hopes for future aid efforts, French officials said. The aid, which will arrive on a Russian plane to a Russian military base in north-western...

France wins World Cup for second time in its history after beating Croatia 4-2

  • 16 July 2018 - 11:21
France wins World Cup for second time in its history after beating Croatia 4-2

20 years after their first triumph, the French national football team are again world champions. Their 4-2 victory over Croatia in Moscow ended a World Cup that turned out to be perhaps the most gripping in a generation. The 2018 World Cup was richer in drama than it was in elite standard...

Joint statement by France, Italy, UK, and US welcomes return of oil terminals under legitimate NOC

  • 12 July 2018 - 17:15
Joint statement by France, Italy, UK, and US welcomes return of oil terminals under legitimate NOC

The Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States, recalling their statement of 27 June 2018, welcome the announcement that Libya’s National Oil Corporation is resuming its vital work on behalf of all Libyans. We commend the legitimate National Oil Corporation as it...

Croatia beats England to play World Cup final against France

  • 12 July 2018 - 12:11
Croatia beats England to play World Cup final against France

Jubilant Croatian fans honked their car horns and let off fireworks while England fans sobbed and looked to the future with confidence after Mario Mandzukic's extra-time winner took Croatia to its first World Cup final. Mandzukic's goal in Moscow's Luzhniki stadium on Wednesday sealed Croatia's...

La Stampa: France backs up Haftar and Italy supports legitimacy in Libya

  • 2 July 2018 - 21:09
La Stampa: France backs up Haftar and Italy supports legitimacy in Libya

  Italian newspaper La Stampa said a game between France and Italy is being played on Libyan soil, adding that the game is being fueled by the illegal immigration crisis.   La Stampa added that the quick operations Khalifa Haftar is conducting in Derna and at the oil...

France knocks Argentina out of World Cup by 4-3 victory

  • 1 July 2018 - 08:29
France knocks Argentina out of World Cup by 4-3 victory

France are through to the Quarter Finals after a 4-3 victory over Argentina. In one of the games of the tournament so far France took the lead through an Antoine Griezmann penalty after Kylian Mbappe raced past Marcus Rojo and the Argentinian dragged him down. Argentina weren't really in...

Western powers: NOC in Tripoli only legitimate body to control Libya’s oil

  • 27 June 2018 - 19:44
Western powers: NOC in Tripoli only legitimate body to control Libya’s oil

The United States, France, Britain and Italy on Wednesday called on armed factions in Libya to cease fighting and withdraw immediately from oil installations at Es Sider and Ras Lanuf. In a joint statement, the countries said Libya's oil resources should remain under the control of the...

France-Libya Conference: High Council of State doesn’t recognize “commander Haftar”

  • 31 May 2018 - 15:52
France-Libya Conference: High Council of State doesn’t recognize “commander Haftar”

The Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Khalid Al-Mishri told France 24 on Wednesday that he doesn't recognize Khalifa Haftar as commander of the Libyan army, saying Haftar is "fait accompli" and not a legitimate force.  Al-Mishri attended Tuesday the international conference on Libya in...

UN hails new Paris declaration of principles by Libyan rivals

  • 30 May 2018 - 16:16
UN hails new Paris declaration of principles by Libyan rivals

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed a new Political Declaration for Libya adopted by leading politicians and military leaders on Tuesday, pledging to “work constructively” with the world body to hold fresh elections this year. The...

French president Sarkozy’s ally Eric Woerth indicted in Libya campaign financing probe

  • 29 May 2018 - 21:35
French president Sarkozy’s ally Eric Woerth indicted in Libya campaign financing probe

The treasurer of Nicolas Sarkozy’s successful 2007 run for the French presidency has been charged as part of an investigation into suspected illicit financing of the campaign with Libyan money, his lawyer said Tuesday. Eric Woerth, who was budget minister and later labour minister in...