January 2018

Libya loses CHAN semifinal to Morocco 1-3

January 31, 2018 - 22:03
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan national soccer team departed Wednesday evening CHAN 2018 after losing to host Morocco 1-3 at Stade Mohammed V in Morocco.

Morocco scored first at the minute 37 by Ayub Al-Kaabi and then at the minute 86 of the match Libya's Abdelrahman Khalifa tied the score.

The two teams went to the extra time after drawing in the first 90 minutes.

Indian national who joined IS terror group jailed in Libya

January 31, 2018 - 20:01
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Tabrez Tambe. Photo Indian Express

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs said it had recently received information from Libyan authorities saying that an Indian national named Tabrez Tambe, who fled the country in January 2016 to allegedly join IS terrorists, is in a Libyan jail as a prisoner of war.

The Indian Express reported that the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) sent a letter to Libyan authorities seeking details of this detention.

Libyan Political Agreement is dying, HCS member says

January 31, 2018 - 18:32
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Member of the High Council of State (HCS) Ahmed Lanqi

The member of the High Council of State (HCS) Ahmed Lanqi said Monday that the Libyan political future as based on the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) has become feeble and all of its bodies will soon be removed.

Lanqi told Bawabat Al-Wasat news website that the House of Representatives’ (HoR) appointment and swearing in of Mohammed Al-Shoukri as a governor for the Central Bank of Libya is a violation of all the LPA articles, which were agreed on by the HoR and the HCS.

Khoms City Landmarks

January 31, 2018 - 15:26

Al-Khums is a coastal city in western Libya, 120 km to the east of Tripoli. It’s famous for the ancient Roman city Leptis Magna.

Other attractions include Barco Beach, Villa Silin and the old Italian houses known as “Lavandinia.”