February 2018

Reconciliation agreement signed by southern tribes in Tunis

February 24, 2018 - 15:42
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Written by: HousamNajjair

Representatives from the tribes of Tebu and Zawia in Kufra, southeast Libya, have signed a reconciliation agreement following a two-day meeting in Tunis.

The meeting was organized by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) with the support of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

The agreement sets out the main principles of reconciliation, including freedom of movement, individual accountability for crimes and equal access to services without discrimination.

Libya wins legal case against Brazilian companies seeking compensation

February 24, 2018 - 15:36
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Written by: NewsDesk

The Libyan state has won an international legal case against two Brazilian companies demanding compensation for the alleged damage caused to them due to suspension of construction projects in 2011.

Libya’s Audit Bureau said it coordinated with the country’s Department of State Affairs in winning the arbitration dispute before the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris, which rejected the case filed against Libya by the Libyan-Brazilian company and the Brazilian company Odebrecht.

Wershiffana High Council demands UN to protect civilians, blames Presidential Council for coastal road unrest

February 22, 2018 - 22:27
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Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

The High Council of Wershiffana Tribes has slammed the Presidential Council as responsible for the killing and destruction in Al-Maya and on the coastal road caused by the Special Deterrent Force (SDF), which it said entered Al-Maya Sahara Bank and killed innocent people.

"Jafara security directorate is also to blame and it needs to immediately take legal action against those who committed extrajudicial killings at the bank." The council said in a statement on Thursday.

Tripartite illegal migration committee meets in Tripoli and Libya's FM urges international community to end the crisis

February 22, 2018 - 21:51
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Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

The tripartite illegal migration committee (African Union, United Nations and European Union) held in Tripoli on Thursday a meeting to review the repercussions of illegal immigration on Libya and what the international community can do to help Libya overcome this crisis.

According to the Libyan News Agency (LANA), the Libyan Foreign Minister Mohammed Sayala, the AU social commission's head Amira Al-Fadel, EU delegate to Libya Bettina Muscheidt and other officials from the EU and Libyan concerned authorities.