October 2020

Food, drug control authority rejects shipment of imported meat

October 20, 2020 - 19:42
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

A shipment of frozen meat imported from Brazil has been rejected by the Food and Drug Control Center at Khoms Port.

The center stated on Facebook on Monday that around 1812 cartons of Brazilian-imported meat have been rejected for developing foul odors and liquids that make it at relatively high risk for growing bacteria.

The center confirmed that the shipment would be cleared by a committee formed for destroying spoiled goods.

Turkey's Defense Ministry starts coast guard training for Libyan military personnel

October 20, 2020 - 19:37
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Turkish Defense Ministry said Tuesday it had started coast guard training for Libyan military personnel as part of the MoU between Ankara and Tripoli.

The Turkish Defense Ministry added in a statement that Ankara is continuing to organize training programs and courses for the Libyan military personnel as part of the agreements of cooperation with the Libyan Government of National Accord.

Security tension in Benghazi after pro-Haftar militiaman kidnaps a resident's wife

October 20, 2020 - 19:25
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Benghazi in eastern Libya saw security unrest and assaults on shops after investigation militia leader Ashraf Al-Faydi had kidnapped the wife of a resident, raped her and forcefully divorced her from her husband.

Residents from Awaqir tribe attacked shops in Benghazi owned by Al-Faydi after one of the tribesmen (Jaber Al-Fessi) said in video circulated on social media that his wife was kidnapped, raped and divorced from him by force.