November 2020

US diplomat: Washington to use pragmatism instead of negligence in Libya under Biden

November 26, 2020 - 20:21
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The former US envoy to Libya Jonathan Winer said Washington could adopt a "pragmatic approach" to Libya under the new Joe Biden Administration to replace the negligence approach of Donald Trump Administration.

Winer added in an interview with Italian news agency Nova that the expected pragmatism of the US would be implemented in responding to violations of international agreements, saying Biden Administration would consolidate the values of the US for freedom and democracy as well as human rights in Libya and the rest of the world.

Head of leaders of disabled group to The Libya Observer: We are near to opening first smart center

November 26, 2020 - 19:05
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

A group of people with disabilities are near to opening a smart center in Libyan Ghadames, which would be the first of its kind in the country for developing skills and abilities of this segment of society.

Chairman of Group of Leaders of Access and Communication for Persons with Disabilities, Adel Aoun confirmed on Wednesday to the Libya Observer that the project has been approved by the Ministry of Planning and Finance and an inauguration ceremony would take place in the coming days.

UN mission calls on the Libyan parties to agree despite obstacles

November 26, 2020 - 18:36
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Acting UN Envoy to Libya, Stephanie Williams, has stressed the need to address the fragile situation in Libya and work on all tracks to tackle the crisis.

In her speech to the Libyan delegates to the second round of talks, which was held online yesterday, Williams indicated "the remarkable improvement" achieved in the military track that had led to an agreement on a ceasefire.

Libya participates in Arab justice ministers' meetings

November 26, 2020 - 18:07
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Executive Office of Arab Ministers of Justice has held a meeting with the participation of several Arab Ministers, including Libya's Mohamed Lamloum.

The Ministry of Justice on Wednesday said the session, which was held online, is a prelude to the meeting of the Council of Arab Justice Ministers scheduled to take place today.

According to the ministry's Facebook page, yesterday's session discussed several topics included in the agenda of the next meeting for the Council of Arab Justice Ministers.

New Trump rule could require Muslim-nation countries including Libya to pay $15,000 for entering US

November 26, 2020 - 14:10
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Written By: SafaAlharathy
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The outgoing US Trump administration has imposed a temporary travel rule targeting 15 African countries and others, including Libya, requiring those coming from these destinations to pay a bond of $ 15,000 to obtain a business or tourist visa.

The temporary final rule will take effect from December 24 to June 24, 2021, according to a document published by the US State Department website on Wednesday.