February 2019

WHO condemns gunman assault on a psychiatrist in Libya's Sabha

February 28, 2019 - 21:26
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The World Health Organization (WHO) condemned Wednesday the recurrent attacks on medical facilities, denouncing the recent assault on a medical facility in Sabha, southern Libya.

WHO said in a statement that it condemns the assault of an armed man on a WHO psychiatrist a few days ago inside a mental health facility in Sabha.

WHO said that the psychiatrist's name is Nidal Ali "and he is the only doctor with this specialization in the entire southern region in Libya."

Libya's Interior Minister in Italy meeting: Security needs the right equipment

February 28, 2019 - 21:20
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Interior Minister of the Libyan Presidential Council Fathi Bashagha said in a meeting in Rome on Thursday that security in Libya needs logistics, technical equipments and other necessities that can boost the abilities of the Libyan security personnel to fight terrorists, extremists and outlaws.

UN says Haftar and Al-Sirraj agreed in UAE on need to end transitional phase

February 28, 2019 - 20:07
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of the Presidential Council, Faye Al-Sirraj, and the commander of the self-styled army in eastern Libya Khalifa Haftar have agreed on the need to end the transitional phase in Libya and head for elections, stability and unity of state institutions, announced USNMIL on Thursday.

UNSMIL said the two rivals met in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday and agreed on having elections in Libya to end the transitional authorities.

Sudanese rebels demand their wages for fighting alongside Libya’s Dignity Operation

February 28, 2019 - 12:02
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Disputes among members of the Sudan Liberation Movement, known as "Minni Minnawi" has come to surface again, the Sudanese Centre for Press Services reported.

A group of the movement's fighters in Libya demanded leader of the movement (Minni Minnawi) to pay them for their participation in the recent battles with the self-styled army of Hafter.

Salafists exhume grave of Shiekh Ahmed Al-Saadawi in Misrata 

February 27, 2019 - 20:17
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Sources from Libya's Misrata reported that "Salafi Madkhalists" in the city had exhumed the grave of Sheikh Ahmed Al-Saadawi - the grandfather of the prominent figure of the Libyan independence in 1951, Basheer Al-Saadawi. 

One of Ahmed's grandson - Fathallah - said on Facebook that the grave of his grandfather in Zamoura had been exhumed, saying the grave dates back hundreds of years and is an iconic asset to their family and tribe.