May 2020

Libya's Interior Minister: Some government entities hindering Ministry projects

May 31, 2020 - 20:16
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha said Tuesday that there are some institutions within the state are hindering the Ministry's projects.

Bashagha said the Interior Ministry personnel should be trained for more cutting-edge technologies so they can operate more efficiently just like the Interior Ministries of developed countries.

Five civilians killed in Haftar's rocket attack on Tripoli's city center

May 31, 2020 - 20:08
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Five people have been killed in grad rockets attack by Khalifa Haftar's forces on Souq Al-Thelat and Al-Gharbi Street in Tripoli's city center, according to the media adviser of the Libyan Health Ministry Ameen Al-Hashimi.

Al-Hashimi added Sunday that four of the killed civilians had been in Souq Al-Thelat roundabout and the fifth in Al-Gharbi Street, which is a densely populated area in Tripoli. Al-Hashimi also said that two of the injured persons are in very serious conditions.

CAF grants LFF 200,000 USD to ease burden of Covid-19

May 31, 2020 - 14:05
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Libyan Football Federation (LFF) will receive $ 200,000 from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) as part of a relief plan set by CAF to ease the financial burden on the African football community during the Coronavirus crisis.

"Due to the fast-spread of COVID-19, 54 African countries have suspended all domestic competitions, which has brought about huge financial burdens on their shoulders," CAF President Ahmad Ahmad said at a meeting held on Thursday via video-conference.

Armed militia prevents NOC teams from conducting repair work

May 31, 2020 - 13:57
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) said, on Saturday, that an armed militia is preventing the maintenance of a pipeline of Sharara oil field, which raises the specter of a real environmental tragedy.

In a statement on Facebook, the NOC said "The armed militia headed by "Abd al-Karim al-Roni" prevented the maintenance teams from opening Hamada valve in "Alriyayna" area in order to pump chemicals through the transmission lines of Sharara field to protect them from corrosion.

Victims Organization for Human Rights calls for immediate release of sisters kidnapped by "Kaniyat"

May 31, 2020 - 13:50
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Victims Organization for Human Rights has called for the immediate release of three sisters kidnapped by the pro-Haftar militia known as the "Kaniyat" in the city of Tarhuna.

The organization said in a statement that on April 5, the Kaniyat militia kidnapped the 38-year-old Rima Milad Harouda -who is pregnant with her fifth child-, in addition to Hawa Milad Harouda and Leila Milad, who are in their forties.

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