November 2020

US sanctions pro-Haftar Al-Kaniyat militia and its leader

November 25, 2020 - 20:54
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The United States (US) has blacklisted Al-Kaniyat militia and its leader Mohammed Al-Kani – who are loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar – on Wednesday under the Global Magnitsky Act for being responsible for the murder of civilians recently discovered in numerous mass graves in Tarhouna, as well as torture, forced disappearances, and displacement of civilians.

Lavrov: Al-Sarraj, Saleh's stances in last August triggered resumption of political process

November 25, 2020 - 20:50
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the stances of the Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj and the Speaker of Tobruk-based House of Representatives Aqila Saleh in last August played an important role in restarting the political process.

Lavrov said in a meeting with Saleh in Moscow that despite certain difficulties, the Libyan political process "continues and gains momentum."

Waha Company: Historic achievement at Al-Faregh oilfield

November 25, 2020 - 20:29
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Waha Oil Company said it had achieved a historic milestone by operating Wednesday units of the Al-Sarir power plant by the gas produced by Al-Faregh oilfield for the first time in 11 years, saying the second phase will soon commence.

Waha Oil Company said on Facebook that this step raises the current power capacity of 380 megawatts to about 800 as the third turbine was operated and production increased.

Libya to participate in FIFA Arab Cup 2021 in Qatar

November 25, 2020 - 16:26
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

FIFA has announced that 22 national teams from the Arab region have signed up to participate in the FIFA Arab Cup, including Libya.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino expressed hope that the tournament, which will be staged from 1 to 18 December next year would unite the people across the region.

"We are delighted that all 22 teams from across the Arab world have agreed to take part in the FIFA Arab Cup 2021," Infantino said during a visit to Lusail Stadium that will host the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Final.

Ghadames Municipality: Work is underway at vital Rd Nalut- Sinawin

November 25, 2020 - 14:10
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Ghadames Municipal Council has confirmed that work has resumed for repairing the Nalut- Sinawin Rd after years of disruption.

The Mayor of Ghadames Municipal Council Qasim Al-Mani explained in statements to the Libya Observer on Wednesday that the road is part of a larger project -"Nalut-Ghadames"- that was undertaken by a Croatian firm.

Libyan delegates in Tangier to set date for round of talks in Libya

November 25, 2020 - 13:49
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita has revealed that Libyan members of Parliament meeting in Moroccan Tangier will determine the date and place of the coming meetings expected to take place in Libya.

Bourita indicated in his address to the Libyan delegates on Tuesday that the meeting strives to unify positions on the outcomes of the Libyan political dialogue, hoping it would lead to a thaw between the parties after years of division.

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