Posts Tagged ‘Misurata’

Misurata, central military zone forces move to secure Tripoli against Haftar’s attack

  • 4 April 2019 - 15:11
Misurata, central military zone forces move to secure Tripoli against Haftar’s attack

After a prolonged meeting on Thursday, the leaders of the armed brigades and forces in Misurata city have agreed to send their military might to Tripoli in order to secure it and the whole western region against the attacks of Khalifa Haftar's forces, who are positioned south f the capital in...

Misurata rejects military rule, lashes out at UNSMIL’s praise of Haftar

  • 3 March 2019 - 20:31
Misurata rejects military rule, lashes out at UNSMIL’s praise of Haftar

Misurata city has warned of striking deals with whom they described as "war criminal" Khalifa Haftar, lashing out on the UNSMIL for its support for him and commending him in the international circles.  Military council of Misurata, municipal council, and the rest of the city's components said...

Arab European Center for Human Rights and International Law hails Misurata-Tawergha reconciliation

  • 5 June 2018 - 00:20
Arab European Center for Human Rights and International Law hails Misurata-Tawergha reconciliation

The Secretary-General of the Arab European Center for Human Rights and International Law (AECHRIL), Dr. Ramadan Benzeer has told Libyan News that they were happy to see the cities of Tawergha and Misurata reconcile and bring an end to their dispute that lasted seven years. "We were glad to see...

Historic reconciliation in Libya ends seven years’ vendetta between Misurata and Tawergha

  • 4 June 2018 - 02:21
Historic reconciliation in Libya ends seven years’ vendetta between Misurata and Tawergha

The Libyan cities of Misurata and Tawergha have signed a historic reconciliation charter that will oversee the return of the stranded Tawerghan IDPs return to their city after over seven years of displacement.  Misurata hosted on Sunday the singing of the charter of reconciliation in the...

Exclusive: Libya’s Misurata says no to attending upcoming Paris conference

  • 27 May 2018 - 01:19
Exclusive: Libya’s Misurata says no to attending upcoming Paris conference

A reliable source told Libyan News on Saturday that the delegation of Misurata city has rejected attending the upcoming international conference on May 29 in Pairs that France said would aim to break Libyan political stalemate.  The source said Misurata's rejection was based on the vagueness of...

UNSMIL welcomes Zintan-Misurata reconciliation

  • 28 April 2018 - 14:50
UNSMIL welcomes Zintan-Misurata reconciliation

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) welcomes all reconciliation initiatives between communities in Libya, aiming at restoring safety and stability to the daily lives of Libyans. In this context the mission welcomes recent reconciliation efforts and the agreement signed...

Zintan delegation arrives in Misurata for reconciliation

  • 26 April 2018 - 14:15
Zintan delegation arrives in Misurata for reconciliation

A delegation from Zintan city arrived this afternoon in Misurata city in order to carry out talks aimed at settling down the conflict between the cities that started in mid-2014.   The delegation of Zintan includes officials from military council, municipal council and...

Armed group storms Misurata airport, flights suspended

  • 1 April 2018 - 15:28
Armed group storms Misurata airport, flights suspended

Local sources from Misurata said the city’s airport has suspended flights and redirected them to Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli. According to the sources, the shutdown came after an armed group stormed into the airport after two people had been arrested in the...

Misurata delegation arrives in Zintan to sign reconciliation agreement

  • 28 March 2018 - 15:43
Misurata delegation arrives in Zintan to sign reconciliation agreement

  A delegation from Misurata arrived in Zintan city on Wednesday afternoon and was received in a ceremonial event by the elders of the city.   The two cities' elders and dignitaries sat down to review the differences and agree to reconcile and renounce their conflicts...

Zintan and Misurata cities could settle down four-year long feud

  • 28 March 2018 - 13:18
Zintan and Misurata cities could settle down four-year long feud

The municipal council, military council and the social tribes’ committee of Zintan city in Libya have expressed willingness to strike reconciliation with Misurata city. The councils and the committee issued a statement saying the reconciliation would settle down their differences, pointing out...

Misurata Automatic Inspection Office awarded Certificate of Merit by World Customs Organization

  • 11 March 2018 - 21:06
Misurata Automatic Inspection Office awarded Certificate of Merit by World Customs Organization

The World Customs Organization awarded the Libyan Misurata Automatic Inspection Office with the Certificate of Merit on the occasion of World Customs Day.   The certificate was given to Misurata office for the exceptional work and efforts they have been exerting to secure...

World Food Programme provides Libyan Tawergha IDPs with food assistance

  • 22 February 2018 - 21:36
World Food Programme provides Libyan Tawergha IDPs with food assistance

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has provided vital food assistance to nearly 3,000 displaced people stranded in the harsh Libyan desert as they struggle to return to their hometown of Tawergha, in Western Libya. Many Tawarghan families, displaced by internal conflict since 2011,...

Libya Presidential Council condemns attack on IDPs makeshift camp

  • 5 February 2018 - 15:50
Libya Presidential Council condemns attack on IDPs makeshift camp

The Libyan Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA) has condemned in a statement the attack by Misurata armed groups on the Tawergha IDPs makeshift camp in Qararat Al-Gatif near Bani Walid town on Sunday. The Presidential Council said that the reckless acts of the armed...

Al-Ghusri: All Libyan displaced communities must return at the same time

  • 4 February 2018 - 21:30
Al-Ghusri: All Libyan displaced communities must return at the same time

The spokesman of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation Mohamed Al-Ghusri told Libyan News Sunday that Libyan displaced communities' return must all come in one package, commenting on the return of Tawergha IDPs.   Al-Ghusri explained that Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous personnel are securing...

Misurata municipality prevents return of 7-year Tawergha IDPs

  • 1 February 2018 - 11:45
Misurata municipality prevents return of 7-year Tawergha IDPs

The Misurata municipality has issued a statement calling on the Presidential Council to delay the return of the Tawergha displaced community to their city, which is set up to be on February 01. The municipality of Misurata said they had not received the compensations assigned to Misurata people...

Customs Authority seizes 11 million narcotic pills in Misurata port

  • 29 January 2018 - 12:55
Customs Authority seizes 11 million narcotic pills in Misurata port

  Customs authorities at Misurata port, 200 km east of the capital Tripoli, seized on Sunday 11 million narcotic pills.   "The anti-smuggling and drugs department and the customs inspection unit have seized two containers coming from Asia and Europe, containing 11...

Misurata appoints new mayor after assassination

  • 20 December 2017 - 13:05
Misurata appoints new mayor after assassination

Misurata municipal council member Mustafa Kroad was named mayor of Misurata as a successor to the late Mohammad Eshtiwi, who was assassinated by unidentified gunmen, on Sunday evening. Kroad said that the members of the municipal council agreed on Monday to appoint him as mayor of the...

Security team to investigate assassination of Misurata mayor

  • 19 December 2017 - 12:10
Security team to investigate assassination of Misurata mayor

A spokesman for the Misurata Security Directorate announced the formation of a security team that consists of all the security services in the city to investigate the assassination of the mayor of the municipal council, Mohammad Eshtiwi. The announcement came during a joint press conference held...

Mayor of Misurata assassinated

  • 18 December 2017 - 11:56
Mayor of Misurata assassinated

The mayor of Misurata, Mohammad Eshtiwi was assassinated on Sunday. The mayor's car was attacked after leaving the International airport in Misurata, upon his arrival from Turkey. The unknown armed group kidnapped Eshtiwi to an unidentified location, where he was shot and beaten. His body...

Libya state-owned electricity company, Siemens sign agreement to build two power plants

  • 9 December 2017 - 10:50
Libya state-owned electricity company, Siemens sign agreement to build two power plants

The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL), has signed an agreement with Siemens, the German company, to set up two electricity plants in Tripoli and Misurata, on Thursday in Berlin. The ceremony was attended by the head of the Presidential Council (PC), Faiz Al-Sarraj, who arrived in...