June 2017

Abu Shagour: Egypt declared war on Libyan people to support Haftar

June 01, 2017 - 18:16
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The member of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) and the former Deputy Prime Minister, Mustafa Abu Shagour, said Egyptian airstrikes on Libya are a violation of sovereignty, adding that it is a crime against civilians.

On his Facebook page, Abu Shagour said Egypt has clearly declared war on Libyans by attacking Derna under baseless excuses.

Egyptian lawmaker: Perpetrators of Minya attack on Coptic Christians are Egyptians, not Libyans

June 01, 2017 - 16:21
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Member of Egypt's House of Representatives for the Minya province, Emad Jad, has declared that the gunmen who attacked a bus of Coptic Christian pilgrims in Minya have no links to Libya or Derna.

Speaking to a local TV channel on Monday, he said the attackers are from the neighboring villages of Minya in the Upper Egypt district and all locals know this very well.

Al-Sweihli urges African Union to take firm stance regarding Egyptian attacks

June 01, 2017 - 14:40
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Abdelrahman Al-Sweihli, held a meeting with Foreign Ministers for the countries of the African High Ranking Commission about Libya, headed by Congolese Foreign Minister and attended by members from Guinea, Niger, South Africa, Mauritania, Tunisia, Algeria, and the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Commissioner, Ismail Sharqi.

The meeting discussed the current political developments in Libya and the AU support for the country's peace and security.