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UNFPA provides support for women and girls in Libya

UNFPA through its partner Al Bayan has inaugurated its 4th Women and Girls Safe Space (WGSS) Center in an opening ceremony held here in Gurgi, Tripoli. The opening ceremony was attended by many migrant women and girls, UNFPA staff,…

Italy to consider reopening airspace to Libya

In a meeting between Libya's new transport minister Mohamed Shahubi and Italy's ambassador to Libya Buccino Grimaldi, the two agreed that reopening European airspace to Libya is of vital importance.In the meeting which was held in…

Libya’s presidential guard gets a new commander

Libya's newly appointed government of national unity announced this last week the appointment of Major General Abdul-Hamid Bourderbala as the commander of the Presidential Guard.A ceremony was held attended by military personnel,…

Libya is the world’s 20th most dangerous country

According to data released by Numbeo Crime Index, Libya ranks as the world's 20th most dangerous and insecure nations, receiving a high rating of 62.00.The country's capital ranked 50th in the index's ranking for cities worldwide with a…

The US smuggles Russian made air defence system out of Libya

According to British Newspaper the Times, the United States of America in a covert mission smuggled a Russian made air defence system out of Libya to a US army base in Germany.According to the report, the system was flown intact and was…

Newly appointed UN envoy to Libya invited to Moscow

According to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Mikhail Bogdanov, newly appointed UN envoy to Libya Jan Kubis will visit Moscow in his first official visits after he takes up office in early February.No dates for the visit have been…

Railway network connecting Egypt and Libya to be built by 2024

Egyptian Transport Minister Kamel Al-Wazir confirmed that Egypt plants to extend its railway network by 15,000 kilometres to reach the city of Benghazi, Libya by 2024.“We are planning to construct the Marsa Matrouh railway – the port of…

Iran expresses support for the Government of National Accord

The Government of National Accord's Foreign Minister Mohammed Siala met with Iranian ambassador to Libya Mohamed Reza Shibani to address pressing issues and joint cooperation between their respective governments.Shibani expressed his…

Libya loses rights to vote in the UN General Assembly

Due to a delay in membership payment fees, Libya will no longer have any voting rights in the United Nations General Assembly.The United Nations announced this week that a total of seven countries have lost their rights to vote in the…

Russia accuses operation IRNI of being biased

After an inspection by Greece and the European Union of a Russian cargo ship off the Libyan coast, Russia criticized the nature of the actions of operation IRNI and the reasons behind the inspection.The inspection took place on the…