February 2020

GNA calls for radical reforms of the Security Council

February 24, 2020 - 09:39
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Written By: RabiaGolden
Libyan ambassador to the United Nations, Taher El Sonni. UN TV

Libya's permanent representative to the United Nations, Taher Al-Sunni, announced that the Government of National Accord (GNA) had insisted on major reforms of the UN Security Council due to the disagreements over the Libyan file.

In a press statement, Al-Sunni reiterated that the Libyan-Turkish maritime agreement is a legitimate right for the GNA to defend Libya’s sovereignty.

Libya's Interior Minister says intelligence apparatus is compromised, vows to dissolve militias

February 23, 2020 - 20:44
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha said in a press conference in Tripoli on Sunday that several officers from the Ministry had been arrested as part of an investigation by the General Intelligence Apparatus into pro-Haftar sleeper cells in Tripoli and western Libya.

TV presenter sacked by pro-Haftar channel for "crossing red lines"

February 23, 2020 - 13:08
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Written By: SafaAlharathy
TV presenter, Fatima Mirimi

TV presenter, Fatima Mirimi has been sacked by pro-Haftar "Libya TV" channel, after asking an official at the east-based interim government a straightforward question about a considerable sum of money allocated for a government-planned project.

The TV presenter questioned in her program a decree issued by the interim government to fund a training project set by the "Leadership Training Centre" owned by power players in Al-Thini's government.

National Centre for Disease Control declares Libya coronavirus-free

February 23, 2020 - 11:23
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Written By: RabiaGolden

The Centre for Disease control in Libya announced on Saturday that there were no suspected cases of coronavirus registered to date in Libya.

This information is based on data received from hospitals and health centers and includes the Office of International Health Supervision who has been carefully monitoring the response to all and any suspected cases at every port of entry into Libya.