October 2018

Elections, constitution and unity of state institutions will be Al-Sirraj's agenda in Palermo Conference on Libya

October 31, 2018 - 21:05
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad
Spokesperson of Presidential Council chairman, Mohammed Sallak

The spokesman for Fayez Al-Sirraj - Head of the Libyan Presidential Council - Mohammed El Sallak said in a presser on Wednesday that Al-Sirraj will reiterate at Palermo Conference the necessity of going to elections in Libya and approving a constitutional basis for them.

El Sallak said that Al-Sirraj will also stress the need for ending division in state institutions and will call on the international community to help in uniting the country's institutions.

UN envoy threatens to slap sanctions on parties imperiling Libya's security arrangements

October 31, 2018 - 20:42
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The parties or figures who hinder the implementation of the security arrangements in Tripoli will face international sanctions, the UN envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has warned.

Salame and UNSMIL's deputy head for the political affairs Stephanie Williams attended Wednesday a meeting held by the Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj in Tripoli to review the execution of security arrangements on the ground, according to Al-Sirraj's media office.

Libyan Football Federation's Premier League Starts November 09

October 31, 2018 - 20:32
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The draw of the Libyan Premier League 2018/2019 was conducted in Misrata on Tuesday, setting November 09 as the date for the kickoff, according to previous statements by competitions committee at the Libyan Football Federation (LFF.)

The draw was conducted with several absences from teams' managements, which have been the cause for many delays of the holding of the draw before.

Education Ministry announces placement of graduates of secondary school certificate for new academic year

October 31, 2018 - 14:12
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Minister of Education Othman Abdul Jalil announced the placement of graduates of the secondary school certificate for the academic year 2017-2018 during the "first round" at the Libyan Academy for Graduate Studies in Janzour, in the presence of several university presidents.

Abdul Jalil explained that the ministry took into account all the recent problems that permeated the placement process during previous years.

Hawa Ehjeri Pothole

October 31, 2018 - 14:00

Hawa Ehjeri is a giant pothole in Balikhnah district in Al-Abraq, east Libya. It's a natural pothole whose depth could not be determined. The pothole was shaped like a volcanic crater and is said to have been formed due to the collision of a meteorite with the Earth in ancient times.