April 2018

Libya's electricity company says power outages cannot be avoided in Ramadan

April 30, 2018 - 22:27
Posted in:
Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The CEO of the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) Ali Sasi said power network undersupply is still affecting finding a radical solution to power outages this summer, especially in Ramadan.

"Not finishing the planned projects, including Ubari gas power plant, which was supposed to supply the power grid starting April 2018 with 640 megawatts, led to the lingering undersupply and outages." Sasi told reporters.

Overnight heavy fighting rocks Libya's capital

April 30, 2018 - 20:31
Posted in:
Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Violent clashes erupted Monday dawn in Libya's capital, Tripoli, between armed brigades of the Presidential Council government.

According to sources from Abu Salim area, where the clashes took place, the fighting was between Central Security Brigade (Ghaniwa Brigade) and the Eighth Force (Al-Nawasi Brigade.) Both are under the umbrella of Interior Ministry in Tripoli.

The sources said that the two armed groups fought over an armed vehicle.

Misrata and Zintan Reconciliation

April 30, 2018 - 16:02

A delegation from the municipal council, military council and high council of elders in Zintan city arrived Thursday in Misrata for reconciliation talks. The delegation, which included more than 170 figures, held talks with the Misratan counterpart for establishing reconciliation to end the conflict between the two cities.