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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…

Aguila Saleh: We do not beg or take orders from anyone

Speaker of Tobruk based House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh outright rejected reports in the media that he had sent an envoy to Turkey.In an interview with Al Arabiya TV, Saleh stated that the Parliament does not receive orders from…

Millions of Libyan historical documents at risk

The Libyan Studies Centre has been given three days to vacate the premises and hand over its headquarters by the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (GAIAE) as it has been classified as a human heritage institution…

Serraj in Ankara for an extended security meeting

Head of the Government of National Accord, Fayez Al-Serraj arrived in Ankara following a surprise visit to Rome where he met with Italian officials to discuss ongoing developments in Libya.The Libyan Primer flew to Ankara just days…

Tunisia pushes for protection of Libya’s fragile truce

Assuming the presidency of the 68th session of the UN Security Council yesterday, Tunisia called for a UN peacekeeping force to maintain the fragile ceasefire in Libya.Tunisian Ambassador to the UN, Tarek Ladeb told the Security Council…

160 migrants intercepted and returned to Libya

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Libya has reported that more than a 160 migrants attempting to flee the country were intercepted and returned to Libya.In a tweet, the IOM emphasised that Libya must provide safe…

EU grants Libya 3.3 million euros to battle Tuberculosis

The European Union has granted more than 3.3 million euros to e World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) to support Libya in an 18-month long project to combat tuberculosis (TB) in the country.…

3 Russians and 1 Ukrainian released in Libya

A Russian foundation linked to the Vagner military Group announced that three Russians and one Ukrainian national have been freed from captivity in Libya.Aleksandr Malkevich, head of the Foundation for the Protection of Traditional…

Siala asks for Russia’s aid in evacuating foreign fighters

In an official visit to Russia, at the courtesy of an official invitation from the Russian Foreign Ministry, Foreign Minister Mohamed Siala announced that his country has asked Russia for help evacuating foreign fighters from the country.…

The Guardian: Haftar has lost all influence and prestige

The British Guardian reported that the failure of Haftar's offensive on the capital of Libya has cost him his influence locally and internationally.The British newspaper also stated that his failure to take Tripoli made the field…

Arab Parliament condemns Turkish threats against Haftar

The speaker for the Arab parliament Adel bin Abdulrahman Al-Assoumi expressed the parliament's rejection to the threats made by Turkish defence against field marshal Khalifa Hafter and his supporters.The speaker stressed the…