Posts Tagged ‘#GNA’

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 Express 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...

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...