October 2020

HoR hosts preparatory meeting for Libyan-African Relations Forum

October 19, 2020 - 11:03
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The preparatory committee for holding the Inclusive Forum for the Libyan-African Relations convened its first meeting on Sunday, at the HoR HQ in Tripoli.

The meeting was convened upon recommendations made by the Foreign Ministry and Foreign Affairs Committee in the House of Representatives.

The session discussed preparations for holding the forum scheduled to take place early next month, according to the media office of the HoR.

IOM conducts training on Covid-19 to health care providers at detention centres

October 18, 2020 - 21:49
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has provided training on infection prevention, control, and management of coronavirus cases to health care providers working in detention centres.

The training program targeted about 25 health care providers working in shelters in Tripoli, Zawiya, Zuwara, and Dhahir Al-Jubail.

It also conducted practical training for 15 members of the Rapid Response Team in Tripoli, in collaboration with the National Centre for Disease Control.

12 bodies found in 5 new mass graves in Libya's Tarhouna

October 18, 2020 - 19:49
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan General Authority of Searching for the Missing said Sunday it had recovered 12 bodies from five newly discovered mass graves in Mashroa Rabet area in Tarhouna city, which was once under Khalifa Haftar's forces before being liberated by the Libyan Army under the command of the Government of National Accord.

EU sanctions Libyan individuals and entities

October 18, 2020 - 19:39
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The European Union has slapped sanctions on several Libyan individuals (assets freeze and travel ban) as well as on political figures and entities (assets freeze).

The Head of the EU delegation to Libya Antonio Jose Sabadell said the bloc put 16 individuals under travel ban restrictions and 20 individuals as well as 19 under assets freeze.

Russian newspaper: Moscow isn't convinced that Libyan dialogues will succeed

October 18, 2020 - 19:27
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Russian newspaper Nezavisimaya Gazeta said Moscow is looking at the ongoing dialogues for solutions to the Libyan crisis as trials and isn't convinced of the success of UN efforts to end the conflict, form a government and hold elections.

The newspaper added that neither Russia nor Turkey are convinced of the ongoing tlaks but are committed together with Egypt to give them chance to see if the UN will be able to avoid more fighting in Libya.

Disabled people centre reopens in Tripoli

October 18, 2020 - 14:35
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Tulaitela Centre for people with disabilities in Tripoli has reopened the men's department after undergoing comprehensive maintenance work.

The occasion was marked with an opening ceremony last Thursday, facilitated by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Abdel Nasser Midi, a statement by the Ministry of Social Affairs said on Facebook.

The men's department consists of two floors with a capacity of 40 beds, equipped to suit the needs of persons of different types of disabilities.

Labour Ministry seeks cooperation with Indonesia

October 18, 2020 - 13:33
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Minister of Labour and Rehabilitation, Mahdi Al-Amin, has convened a meeting with several Indonesian officials via the Zoom platform.

From the Indonesian side, the meeting was attended by the Chargé d'Affairs of the Indonesian Embassy in Libya, the Minister of Labour, the Director of the Labour Office at the Ministry of Environment, a representative from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and professors from the University of Jakarta, according to a statement by Libya's Labour Ministry on Facebook.

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