Posts Tagged ‘UK’

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...

Western powers: NOC in Tripoli only legitimate body to control Libya’s oil

  • 27 June 2018 - 19:44
Western powers: NOC in Tripoli only legitimate body to control Libya’s oil

The United States, France, Britain and Italy on Wednesday called on armed factions in Libya to cease fighting and withdraw immediately from oil installations at Es Sider and Ras Lanuf. In a joint statement, the countries said Libya's oil resources should remain under the control of the...

High Council of State voices concern over Britain’s intention to use Libya frozen assets

  • 13 June 2018 - 20:42
High Council of State voices concern over Britain’s intention to use Libya frozen assets

Out of The High Council of State’s concern about the Libyans’ funds inside and outside the country, and in view of the step taken by the British government to have the UK House of Common vote for using Libya’s frozen assets in the UK to compensate the victims of the Irish Republican Army,...

Libya rejects UK’s intention to use frozen assets to compensate IRA victims

  • 12 June 2018 - 21:45
Libya rejects UK’s intention to use frozen assets to compensate IRA victims

Presidential Council rejected Monday Britain's intention to use the frozen Libyan assets in London to compensate victims of attacks by the Irish Republican Army (IRA.) The Presidential Council said it refuses the intention of the British House of Commons to vote on a decision taking advantages...

UK ambassador to Libya presents his credentials

  • 13 May 2018 - 16:18
UK ambassador to Libya presents his credentials

The UK ambassador to Libya, Frank Baker, presented his credentials to the government of national accord in Tripoli on Saturday in the presence of the Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj and the Foreign Minister, Mohammed Sayala. The British ambassador renewed his government's...