Posts Tagged ‘Paris’

Hundreds flock to Libyan embassy in Paris condemning “slave market” as reported by CNN

  • 19 November 2017 - 11:16
Hundreds flock to Libyan embassy in Paris condemning “slave market” as reported by CNN

Hundreds of activists flocked to the Libyan Embassy in Paris on Saturday, outraged with the government’s failure to tackle people smuggling after a CCN report unveiled a network of migrant slave auctions in Libya. About a thousand people turned up to the protest following calls by several...

UN Security Council welcomes accord between Haftar and Al-Serraj

  • 29 July 2017 - 10:50
UN Security Council welcomes accord between Haftar and Al-Serraj

The members of the United Nations Security Council welcomed Thursday the recent efforts to strengthen an inclusive political dialogue among all Libyans, supported by Libya’s neighbours, international partners and regional organizations within the framework of the Libyan Political Agreement...

Al-Sirraj to France 24: Libya face tough challenges before holding elections

  • 26 July 2017 - 09:53
Al-Sirraj to France 24: Libya face tough challenges before holding elections

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Libya's Prime Minister Fayez Al-Sirraj hailed a landmark deal struck Tuesday with rival military leader General Khalifa Haftar, but warned the divided country faces tough challenges before holding elections. Al-Sirraj, leader of Libya's UN-backed...

Haftar, Al-Sirraj agree on nationwide ceasefire truce and elections

  • 25 July 2017 - 20:32
Haftar, Al-Sirraj agree on nationwide ceasefire truce and elections

Libya’s UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and the eastern commander of Operation Dignity Khalifa Haftar agreed to a conditional ceasefire and elections at Paris talks on Tuesday. "We commit to a ceasefire and to refrain from any use of armed force for any purpose that does not strictly...

Al-Serraj and Haftar confirm meeting in Paris on Tuesday

  • 24 July 2017 - 10:25
Al-Serraj and Haftar confirm meeting in Paris on Tuesday

Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Al-Serraj will hold talks near Paris on Tuesday, July 25, with Khalifa Haftar, the military commander of Operation Dignity based in the country's east, the French presidency said. French President Emmanuel Macron will host the meeting, the presidency said...

Orly airport attacker in Paris killed by policemen, officials say

  • 18 March 2017 - 14:07
Orly airport attacker in Paris killed by policemen, officials say

BBC - A man has been shot dead after trying to seize a soldier's weapon at Orly airport in Paris, French officials say. He was killed by the security forces in a shop after the attack in the airport's southern terminal. The airport has been shut after what the authorities described as an...