The Head of the Libya Football Federation’s contests committee, Hussein Al-Busaifi, confirmed Monday that the committee decided to suspend its work in soccer including Libya Soccer Cup tournament and the Libyan Soccer League first and second divisions, except for its continuing participation in the finals of the five-team round on next Thursday.
Al-Busaifi added on his Facebook page that the decision came to press the LFF to pay the salaries and incentives of the committee’s employees as well as the referees before the end of the season.
The Libyan Navy Force said Tuesday it had sent the arrested Tunisian anglers from Al-Zawiya port to Libya’s Navy Base in Abu Sitta for thorough investigation.
The spokesman of the Libyan Navy Force, Ayoub Qassim, said the coastguards transferred 54 Tunisian fishermen to Tripoli after being arrested aboard three trawlers a week ago.
The General Manager of the Ibn Sina Hospital in Sirte, Mohammed Al-Sariti, said Zamzam Hospital, in the village of Zamzam, was opened Tuesday with a 60 beds capacity and will be providing health care services for the areas liberated from IS in Sirte and its suburbs.
Al-Sariti said the Zamzam Hospital will be a temporary alternative to the Ibn Sina Hospital in Sirte until full control of Sirte is pronounced and after the special operations room of the Health Ministry gives a permit for entering downtown Sirte and reopening the hospital.
The Libyan Fatwa House and the Islamic Research and Studies Council called in a statement Tuesday for exacting punishment on all those who plotted and partook in the murdering of sheikh Nadir Al-Omrani.
“Punishment for criminals is an implementation of Allah’s words and a deterrence for other criminals.” The statement reads.
A number of notables and civil society activists from Misrata and Tawergha held a meeting in Tobactus Hotel in Tripoli to discuss the needed support for implementing the reconciliation agreement signed by the two cities.
The Sunday meeting was pushed for by the Crises Administration Initiative Organization and was attended by a number of the joint dialogue committee members from Misrata and Tawergha.
A video posted by the General Investigation Apparatus in Tripoli showed Monday a person named Haitham Al-Zintani confessing to the killing and burying of the member of the Islamic Research and Studies Council of Libya’s Fatwa House and Secretary General of Libya Scholars Association, Nadir Al-Omrani.
Three people were killed in an explosion nearby Al-Jalaa Hospital in Benghazi, Fadia Al-Barghathi, a media official at Al-Jalaa Hospital confirmed, saying the hospital received also 17 injured persons including women and children.
Eyewitnesses reported Monday that one of the bakeries was set on fire, which cause the explosion, while others said a rocket was shelled at the vicinity of the hospital.
No official confirmation as to what was the real cause of the explosion yet.
Agriculture and Cattle Sector in Gharyan organized Saturday a celebration of the Olives Day in the presence of many of the city’s residents and officials of agriculture in western municipalities.
The coordinator of the agriculture sector in Gharyan, Ashur Swaisi, said they delivered a lecture on the development of olive industry, and they launched a gallery for saplings of different olive types as well as traditional tools to trim trees and making olive oil.
Al-Ahli Tripoli tied the match with Al-Sweihli 0-0 in the fourth round of the Libyan Soccer League’s five-team round and the title winner will thus be revealed in the fifth and last round.
During the match, Al-Sweihli scored a goal but the referee cancelled it saying there was a hands foul.