December 2015

CBL reviews 2015 budget

December 21, 2015 - 11:28
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

The Central Bank of Libya has issued its third report for 2015 reviewing the ways through which the 2015 budget has been implemented up until the end of November.

The report said revenues until the end of November 2015 have reached 15.9 billion dinars, 9.9bn of which were gained from oil and gas, 555m from state assets and other 5.4m from assets of previous years.

Car accidents caused high death toll across Libya

December 21, 2015 - 10:22
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

204 citizens were killed and 319 others injured during the month of November due to traffic accidents, statics released by the Traffic Police have shown.

According to the statics, the total number of accidents that caused death and injuries reached 317 ones, while the accidents that led to damage to the vehicles amounted to 104 ones and the number of the damaged vehicles counted to 629 with a loss of more than 2 million dinars.

Fatwa House: Skhirat agreement violates Sharia law, calls for Libyan-Libyan one

December 20, 2015 - 18:40
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Sharia Studies and Research Council (SSRC) of the Fatwa House has called on both the General National Congress and Tobruk Parliament to announce to the public the formation of a Libyan national unity that will end the current division in the Libyan political scene.

National Front Party: Signature of UN-brokered agreement will escalate crisis

December 20, 2015 - 12:46
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

The National Front Party (NFP) has said that the real consensus needed by the country to sign a unity government has not been reached, confirming that it did not take part in the Serraj government signing ceremony.

In a statement, the party indicated that there are still fundamental issues need to be addressed, which led to the absence of key and influential parties from the signature ceremony.

Protests against UN imposed government held in Tripoli, Misratra

December 19, 2015 - 21:20
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Protesters marched in Martyrs Squares of Tripoli and Misrata on Friday to denounce UN-imposed government of Fayaz Sirraj.

The protesters called for a Libyan-Libyan dialogue and raised slogans expressing rejection to Skhirat agreement.

Speeches delivered during the protests assured that UN accord would not have a place in Libya as long as the legitimate parties of the dialogue were not present for the signature, and stressing that those who signed in the agreement did not represent anyone but themselves.

PM Al-Ghawiel in Moscow to seek support for Libyan-Libyan dialogue

December 19, 2015 - 14:23
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Prime Minister of Salvation Government Khalifa Al-Ghawiel held talks in Moscow on Friday with Russian officials over the two countries' relations and the Libyan political dialogue.

The Salvation Government said Al-Ghawiel arrived in Moscow on an invitation from the Russian Foreign Ministry and met with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, where they discussed the current political and security situations in Libya and the latest Skhirat dialogue led by UNSMIL Martin Kobler.

US Commandos leave Al-Watiya airbase shortly after arrival

December 18, 2015 - 21:19
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

A group of US commandos, who landed in Al-Watiya airbase in western Libya on December 14, had to leave the airbase hours after their arrival to avoid a clash with a Zintani brigade, a statement by Zintan's Thunderbolt Brigade said on Friday.

The statement explained that the US plane arrived at 07:30 am in a mission to train army personnel. 2 hours later an armed group from Abu Baker Al-Sidiq Brigade led by Al-Ajami Al-Atari cordoned off the area in an attempt to detain the US commandos and take them to Zintan.

Fighting rages in Ajdabia

December 18, 2015 - 20:26
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

More than 15 people were killed and 25 others injured in fierce clashes that broke out in the eastern city of Ajdabia on Tuesday.

The 4-day clashes between Dignity Operation militants and Ajdabia Shura Council, a coalition of anti-Dignity Operation, took place in several parts in the city, in what seems to be Benghazi-like street fighting.

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