Posts Tagged ‘UK’

UK appoints assessor for Libya-sponsored IRA victims

  • 19 December 2018 - 11:15
UK appoints assessor for Libya-sponsored IRA victims

An independent assessor is going to be appointed by the UK Foreign Office to advance a compensation campaign by victims of Libyan-sponsored IRA violence, British media reported on Tuesday. "The assessor would be from a legal background." The Home Office said. According to the reports, the...

Benzeer urges UK to grant visa to Libyan novelist Ahmed Fagih

  • 17 December 2018 - 21:01
Benzeer urges UK to grant visa to Libyan novelist Ahmed Fagih

The Secretary General -designate of the Arab-European Center of Human Rights and International Law, Dr. Ramadan Benzeer, has urged the British authorities to grant the Libyan renowned novelist Dr. Ahmed Fagih an entry visa to the UK for medical treatment purposes. Benzeer's remarks came in his...

Libya to extradite Manchester bomber’s brother to UK this year

  • 15 November 2018 - 19:00
Libya to extradite Manchester bomber’s brother to UK this year

The brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi will be extradited to the UK by the end of the year, according to the Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj.  Al-Sirraj told the BBC that Libya was "fully co-operating" with British authorities and denied that there were any delays...

Russian Foreign Ministry: The Sun deliberately intimidated readers by report on Libya

  • 23 October 2018 - 14:22
Russian Foreign Ministry: The Sun deliberately intimidated readers by report on Libya

The Sun, a British daily, is deliberately intimidating its readers by claiming that there is an alleged Russian threat in Libya, Russian Foreign Ministry’s commentary published on Monday states. The ministry reminded that in early October, the paper published an article titled "Russia sends...

Sunday Express: Libyan armed groups offered Manchester bomber’s brother for $1 million sale

  • 16 September 2018 - 21:43
Sunday Express: Libyan armed groups offered Manchester bomber’s brother for $1 million sale

The brother of the Manchester Arena bomber, wanted in the UK for 22 murders, is being offered for sale to the highest bidder by Libyan warlords, Sunday Express reported.   It added on Sunday that "militia group henchmen are inviting bids of $1million to hand over Hashem Abedi,...

US, UK, Italy, and France condemn clashes in Libya’s capital

  • 1 September 2018 - 16:58
US, UK, Italy, and France condemn clashes in Libya’s capital

The governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the continued escalation of violence in and around Tripoli that has caused many casualties and continues to endanger the lives of innocent civilians. "We reiterate that the targeting of civilians and...

Manchester bomber’s brother extradition to UK held over citizenship entanglement

  • 6 August 2018 - 11:38
Manchester bomber’s brother extradition to UK held over citizenship entanglement

A legal wrangle over the nationality of the Manchester bomber Salman Abedi’s brother, Hashem, has caused delays to his extradition to Britain over the Manchester attack that killed 22 people, The Times said on Sunday. The Times added that Libya’s Attorney General is understood to be...

Daily Mail: Britain mulling over sending anti-terror troops to Libya

  • 23 July 2018 - 12:49
Daily Mail: Britain mulling over sending anti-terror troops to Libya

Britain could send troops to Libya to train anti-terror forces to fight Islamic State after a request from the country's military, Daily Mail reported on Monday. The commander of the UN-backed government's counter-terrorism force said he had asked for help to teach a specialist unit new skills...

Joint statement by France, Italy, UK, and US welcomes return of oil terminals under legitimate NOC

  • 12 July 2018 - 17:15
Joint statement by France, Italy, UK, and US welcomes return of oil terminals under legitimate NOC

The Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States, recalling their statement of 27 June 2018, welcome the announcement that Libya’s National Oil Corporation is resuming its vital work on behalf of all Libyans. We commend the legitimate National Oil Corporation as it...

Boris Johnson steps down as British Foreign Minister

  • 9 July 2018 - 20:35
Boris Johnson steps down as British Foreign Minister

Boris Johnson stepped down as Britain’s foreign minister on Monday, warning that Britain will end up like a colony to the European Union after the government announced plans for a close trading relationship with the bloc after Brexit next year. Reuters reported his resignation letter as...