August 2019

HCS head: Weapons must be silenced; dialogue is the solution to Murzuq's conflict

August 25, 2019 - 09:06
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Written By: SafaAlharathy
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The President of the High Council of State (HCS), Khalid Al-Mishri, said that tribalism and the language of arms must not be used in the city of Murzuq.

During his meeting with a delegation of Murzuq's elders, Al-Mishri emphasized the need to find radical solutions to the disputes with in the city through dialogue and reconciliation among all components, according to the media office of HCS.

US will support Libyans to reach a political solution, ambassador says

August 24, 2019 - 20:34
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The ambassador of the United States Richard Norland said his country is going to engage in UN-led efforts aiming to find a political solution to the crisis via negotiations.

Norland said Friday in a televised statement that the US wants to work with all Libyan parties to form a united government that can achieve peace and stability.

Flights resumed at Mitiga Airport in Libya's capital

August 24, 2019 - 20:30
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Mitiga Airport in Tripoli has resumed flights after suspension for hours following an attack on the airport with indiscriminate shelling falling near the passengers' lounge, injuring one person.

Meanwhile, the field medical center said they had provided medical assistance to one injured person due to the shelling on Mitiga Airport.

The shelling coincided with the arrival of two flights - one coming from Istanbul and another from Saudi Arabia bringing onboard 265 hajis, the Mitiga Airport management said.

Libya: Airstrike by Haftar's Air Force kills three civilians

August 24, 2019 - 19:39
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

An airstrike by Khalifa Haftar's Air Force targeted Saturday a car in Al-Sawani killing three civilians from one family and injuring several people.

This comes as Haftar's airpower has been engaged in the fighting more over the last time with strikes hitting targets in Tripoli, Misrata, Zuwara, Gharyan and other areas with a relative stalemate on the ground as Haftar's forces weren't able to advance amid constant advances for the Libyan Army under the Presidential Council's command.