April 2017

Death threats sent to fuel and gas crisis committee members

April 03, 2017 - 23:23
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The fuel and gas crisis committee of Brega Oil and Gas Company has disclosed that its members have constantly received death threats by some Libyan nationals, who were directly affected by cracking down on fuel smuggling.

On its Facebook page, the committee confirmed that such threats will never stand in the way of pursuing its work of stopping fuel smuggling from Libya to other countries, adding that the committee members are keen on getting the mission done.

Tobruk parliament sets preconditions for political talks

April 03, 2017 - 22:14
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

The House of Representatives (HoR) has set preconditions to return to the table of UN-sponsored Libyan political dialogue.

In session in the eastern city of Tobruk on Monday, 60 HoR members voted in favour of resuming the political talks with rival institutions to settle the Libyan crisis, but only if preconditions were met.

HoR Speaker Aqailah Saleh said these preconditions are national constants that must be included within the political agreement.

Haftar's fighter aircraft air attack opponents' positions in Benghazi

April 03, 2017 - 13:29
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The warplanes of Dignity Operation, led by Khalifa Haftar, have carried out over five airstrikes on Benghazi Shura Council in the neighborhoods of Al-Sabri, Sooq Al-Hoot, and Ekhraibish, sources from the media said on Monday.

According to Fatah Agency, a media arm for Libya Free Martyrs Brigade in Benghazi, said foreign warplanes like Mirage and Camcopter hovered over the Benghazi Shura Council fighters' positions in northern Benghazi.

HoR Speaker sends delegation to rest conflict with Derna Shura Council, official says

April 02, 2017 - 23:36
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Speaker of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) Aqilah Saleh sent a delegation days ago to negotiate with Derna Shura Council, Mohammed Edriss Al-Mansouri, a media official at the council, reported.

On Facebook, Al-Mansouri added that the delegation met with some of the Derna Shura Council officials in Karsa town, 20 km away from the city, and informed them about Saleh's intent to end the military conflict between the council's fighters and the forces of Dignity Operation, led by Khalifa Haftar.

Derna Shura Council says war against Haftar still on, disavows all political parties

April 02, 2017 - 18:04
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

War on Khalifa Haftar and his militias is still ongoing, Derna Shura Council has stated.

"The war is on despite the lack of support that we have." Derna Shura Council added in a statement Saturday.

It stressed that what is keeping their fight against Haftar and his forces alive is the backup of the residents in Derna and their rejection of the military coup.

Janzur Spring And Peace Festival

April 02, 2017 - 17:05


The second edition of Janzour Spring and Peace Festival kicked off on Thursday, March 30. The 4-day festival includes shows for traditional equestrianism, traditional costumes, traditional crafts, traditional jewelry, drift cars, classic cars, folklore dancing, fireworks, paintings, books, and poetry.