November 2017

Libyan football team accepts Jordan’s invite for friendly match

November 28, 2017 - 14:15
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Written By: HousamNajjair

The Libyan Football Federation has agreed to the request made by their Jordanian counterpart to play a friendly match at the Jordanian capital Amman against the Jordanian national team.

The game is set be played on the 25th of December, one week after the end of Libya's participation in the international friendly tournament, to be held in Kenya from the 3rd to the 17th of December.

The match comes as part of Libya's preparations for the African Nations Championship (CHAN), which will be held in Morocco next year.

Libya-Tunisia border crossing of Wazin closed for sixth day in a row

November 27, 2017 - 21:36
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan-Tunisian border that lies at the Wazin and Dehiba towns has been shut down since last Wednesday.

The closure of the border crossing allows returnees from Tunisia and Libya to cross to either side of the land, besides the suspension of all other activities via the border such as trade and humanitarian cases.

Niger Embassy denies slave markets of Nigeriens in Libya

November 27, 2017 - 15:50
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Embassy of Niger in Libya has denied that there were any of its citizens treated as slaves in Libya.

The Embassy also disclaimed the rumors of more than 8 thousand Nigerien citizens being persecuted or imprisoned in Libya.

In a statement issued on Sunday, the Embassy responded to the allegations circulated by social networking sites and media reports on the exposure of migrants from Niger in Libya to mistreatment.

“Those allegations are malicious and incorrect". The statement reads.