April 2019

Libya's western military zone forces seize Al-Watiya Airbase peacefully

April 02, 2019 - 21:53
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

A source from the western military zone said their forces under the command of Osama Juwaili had seized control of Al- Watiya Airbase after a deal with Zintani community to get out of it.

The sources, who preferred to remain unnamed, said the Dignity Operation-loyal forces which were in the airbase were allowed to leave peacefully after the agreement, with some of the forces leaving toward Sabratha.

Libyan Navy warns NGOs' vessels not to sail in territorial waters

April 02, 2019 - 21:35
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Navy and Coast Guard have warned NGOs not to enter the country's territorial waters or operate close to the Libyan coastguards.

In a statement on Tuesday, the Libyan Navy warned the NGOs not to be in the Libyan waters as the illegal migration to Europe season approaches with the advent of summer, adding that the NGOs should not be operating in the waters to lure the migrants in coordination with human traffickers into taking the deadly sea trip.

Head of Libya's HCS urges African Union to put pressure on parties hindering political process

April 02, 2019 - 20:42
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Khalid Al-Mishri has urged the African Union (AU) to expand cooperation with Libya and pressure those who are impeding the political process.

The remarks came in a meeting for Al-Mishri and the Head of the AU Commission Moussa Faki in Tripoli, where they went over the latest developments in Libya.

Audit Bureau rejects financial arrangements for 2019

April 02, 2019 - 12:07
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Audit Bureau rejected the financial arrangements for 2019, approved by the Presidential Council (PC) earlier.

The Audit Bureau justified its refusal on the grounds that the financial arrangements were not adopted from the legislative authority represented in the House of Representatives (HoR), in accordance with the laws in force, in addition, it lacks any form of financial and economic reform, both in terms of rationalization of spending or setting controls, as well as the absence of a balanced financial policy.