June 2017

International community meet in Tripoli to donate money to Presidential Council

June 14, 2017 - 18:05
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Donors of Libya Stabilization Fund (LSF), a.k.a. the Stabilisation Facility for Libya, held a meeting in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Wednesday to discuss ways of funding the UN-installed Presidential Council (PC), led by Fayaz Sirraj, to deal with the daily needs of local residents. 

The meeting was attended by the British, French, Italian, Korean and EU Ambassadors to Libya, in addition to the PC Minister of Planning, according to a statement by the Diplomatic Police guarding the meeting at the Corinthia Hotel.

Libyan state oil firm, German Wintershall agree to resume production

June 14, 2017 - 15:49
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) has agreed with the German oil firm, Wintershall, on an interim deal to resume oil production, a step forward to resolve a contract dispute that has been blocking almost 160.000 barrels per day (bpd) of oil output, according to a statement by the NOC.

NCHRL slams use of terrorists list by HoR as ploy to undermine political foes

June 14, 2017 - 13:07
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) denounced on Tuesday the use of the terms terrorism and extremism in order to settle down some political agendas.

NCHRL also decried the fact that the House of Representatives' defense and national security committee issued a list of terrorist names and entities in order to attack and eliminate its political opponents.

Sabratha Military Council chief says Dignity Operation asked him to join attack on Tripoli

June 13, 2017 - 20:00
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Dignity Operation has asked the Chief of Sabratha Military Council, Colonel Tahir Al-Gharabli, to join their forces to topple the UN-installed Presidency Council, it was disclosed.

Colonel Tahir Al-Gharabli said in a press statement that “Dignity Operation militias” asked him and other military officers under his command to join them to launch an attack on Tripoli to overthrow Fayaz Sirrja-led Presidency Council, but he refused.

24 Tunisian immigrants deported from Libya

June 13, 2017 - 19:30
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Libyan authorities deported on Monday 24 Tunisian nationals after being arrested while trying to sail to Italy from the country’s western shores.

The Tunisian Embassy in Tripoli said its 24 nationals had entered Libya from Ras Ajdir border crossing in a legal way, but they were arrested on May 10 before making their illegal journey to Italy.

The illegal Tunisian immigrants were flown back to their country through Tripoli-based Mitiga Airport.

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