Posts Tagged ‘#GNA’

Angry protesters storm Libyan government’s headquarters

  • 2 December 2018 - 20:12
Angry protesters storm Libyan government’s headquarters

Angry protesters from the families of martyrs and the injured fighters have stormed into the headquarters of the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli, calling for payment of their salaries that have been suspended since 2014. The protesters entered Sunday the headquarters in Terig...

Libya’s Prime Minister appoints himself Defence Minister

  • 6 September 2018 - 21:14
Libya’s Prime Minister appoints himself Defence Minister

The Libyan Presidential Council's Head and Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez Al-Sirraj passed on Thursday an order that appoints him himself as the Defence Minister for the GNA.  The Defence Minister Mihdi Al-Barghathi was sacked by Al-Sirraj over a month...

UN warns militias under Libya’s Government of National Accord of attacks on sovereign institutions

  • 20 August 2018 - 11:51
UN warns militias under Libya’s Government of National Accord of attacks on sovereign institutions

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya expressed its strong condemnation of the violence, intimidation and obstruction to the work of Libya’s sovereign institutions by militiamen. "Members of brigades nominally acting under the Ministry of Interior of the Government of National Accord...

Libya’s Detained Deputy Interior Minister could be freed by Haftar on Sunday

  • 18 August 2018 - 21:21
Libya’s Detained Deputy Interior Minister could be freed by Haftar on Sunday

Sources from Toukra Journal - a Libyan newspaper - said Saturday that the commander of the self-styled army Khalifa Haftar is expected to order the release of the detained Libyan Deputy Interior Minister Faraj Egayem on Sunday.  The Journal said the release of Egayem was supposed to take place...

Source: Attempts to announce new government in Libya are “fake news”

  • 10 June 2018 - 17:39
Source: Attempts to announce new government in Libya are “fake news”

A well-informed source at the High Council of State (HCS) told Libyan News on Sunday that the news on media outlets and social media about the attempts of the Government of National Accord (GNA) to reshuffle the government and announce new appointments are untrue and baseless.  The source added...

Human Rights Watch condemns detention of Septimius Award organizers

  • 7 May 2018 - 20:19
Human Rights Watch condemns detention of Septimius Award organizers

An international rights group has said armed men linked to Libya’s internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) have arrested two organizers of an annual media award. Human Rights Watch said Monday that the Special Deterrence Force (SDF) arrested Suleiman Qashout, chair of...

Libya’s GNA receives credentials of seven new ambassadors

  • 25 March 2018 - 20:39
Libya’s GNA receives credentials of seven new ambassadors

The Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) announced receiving the credentials of sevennew ambassadors to Libya in Tripoli on Sunday.   The media office of the Presidential Council's Head, Fayez Al-Sirraj, said the new ambassadors were of the countries of The Vatican,...

UN proposes two-year support plan to Libya’s government

  • 24 March 2018 - 12:48
UN proposes two-year support plan to Libya’s government

  UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) held discussions with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tunis on a strategic plan to support economic and social sectors in Libya over the next two years, the mission said in a statement on Friday.   "The Government...

UK, WHO launch two-year project to enhance Libya healthcare sector

  • 14 March 2018 - 16:58
UK, WHO launch two-year project to enhance Libya healthcare sector

  The Libyan Ministry of Health in cooperation with the UK and the World Health Organization (WHO) launched on Tuesday a two-year project to develop healthcare centers in Libya. The project was launched during a ceremony at the headquarters of the Ministry of Health in the Libyan capital...

Baby girl killed, over 6 fighters injured as clashes renew in Libya’s south

  • 6 March 2018 - 11:40
Baby girl killed, over 6 fighters injured as clashes renew in Libya’s south

Local media reported on Tuesday that over 6 fighters were injured as clashes renewed between Sixth Brigade Infantry and Tubu armed groups. Libyan media outlets reported that the Sabha Medical Center received a dead baby girl who was killed in the fighting that erupted after two days of ceasefire...

Tripoli government forms military force to secure southern Libya

  • 5 March 2018 - 13:34
Tripoli government forms military force to secure southern Libya

The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj announced Sunday the formation of a military force to secure southern Libya, which is witnessing tribal clashes for days.   Al-Serraj made his announcement during a meeting with military officials to discuss the situation in...

Clashes in Libya’s Sabha displace over 120 families

  • 4 March 2018 - 15:39
Clashes in Libya’s Sabha displace over 120 families

  120 families in Libya's southern city of Sabha have been displaced due to the tribal fighting that has lasted for days, the city's municipality said on Saturday.   "120 families from the Al-Tayuri neighborhood were displaced from their homes into the city as a result...

Libyan Interior Minister Aref Al-Khouja sacked

  • 15 February 2018 - 20:47
Libyan Interior Minister Aref Al-Khouja sacked

The Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord has sacked the Interior Minister Aref Al-Khouja today. The Presidential Council issued a statement earlier on Thursday dismissing Al-Khouja from his post as Interior Minister and appointing his deputy Abdelsalam Mustafa Ashor as an...

Libya Defence Minister: We helped eliminate terror and end Benghazi battle

  • 11 February 2018 - 20:20
Libya Defence Minister: We helped eliminate terror and end Benghazi battle

The Defence Minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Mihdi Al-Barghathi said Saturday that his ministry and the GNA helped end terrorism and Benghazi battle.   "If it wasn't for Defence Ministry of the GNA, the trawlers would be arriving in Benghazi every day and...

UN launches $313 million humanitarian response plan in Libya

  • 25 January 2018 - 17:27
UN launches $313 million humanitarian response plan in Libya

The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) launched on Thursday a humanitarian response plan in Libya worth 313 million dollars to help more than 1 million Libyans. The plan was revealed during a meeting of international humanitarian agencies in the capital Tripoli on Thursday. Maria do Valle...

Tawerghans demand Al-Sirraj do something to facilitate their return home

  • 24 December 2017 - 14:09
Tawerghans demand Al-Sirraj do something to facilitate their return home

The Head of the Government National Accord (GNA) Faiz Al-Saraj met dozens of internally displaced families and citizens from the city of Tawergha, who were protesting in front of the GNA's headquarter in Tripoli. The protesters demanded a solution to the poor life conditions they are in and an...

Libya’s Prime Minister to visit Algeria to review the country’s political crisis

  • 17 December 2017 - 11:20
Libya’s Prime Minister to visit Algeria to review the country’s political crisis

The head of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Faiz Al-Sarraj, will pay a working visit to Algeria on Sunday, said the Algerian Prime Minister Office in a statement on Saturday. The statement pointed out that the head of the GNA will discuss with Prime Minister, Ahmed Ouyahia, "the...

UNSMIL to work from inside Libya early next year

  • 16 December 2017 - 11:06
UNSMIL to work from inside Libya early next year

UN special envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame said the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is currently working on returning to operate from inside Libya early next year. During his meeting with the head of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Faiz Al-Sarraj in Tunis, Salame...

Libya’s Foreign Minister: GNA consents to Haftar’s appointment as commander in chief

  • 14 December 2017 - 15:19
Libya’s Foreign Minister: GNA consents to Haftar’s appointment as commander in chief

The minister of foreign affairs in the Government of National Accord (GNA), Mohammad Al-Sayala, said that neither the GNA nor its president, Faiz Al-Sarraj, will oppose the appointment of Khalifa Haftar as commander of the military if there is "a general consensus and understanding." Al- Sayala,...

Libya attends the OIC emergency summit

  • 13 December 2017 - 11:56
Libya attends the OIC emergency summit

The head of the Government of National Accord, Faiz Al-Sarraj, arrived in Turkey on Tuesday to attend the emergency meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit. The OIC pressing meeting was convened by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the American...