December 2020

Libya, Italy sign military cooperation agreement

December 04, 2020 - 23:25
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Government of National Accord (GNA) and Italy signed a military cooperation agreement in Rome on Friday as an effort to develop and build capabilities.

Libya's Defence Minister Salah Al-Din Al-Namroush and his Italian counterpart signed the agreement concerning establishing a joint committee for military cooperation in various fields of defence, as well as coordination in the illegal immigration file and mine clearance.

US embassy concerned about kidnap of a doctor in Tripoli

December 03, 2020 - 20:30
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The embassy of the United States has voiced concern over the kidnap of doctor "Al-Siddiq Khalfallah Ben Dalla" in Tripoli.

The US embassy shared a tweet from the UNSMIL calling for the immediate release of the abducted doctor who was kidnapped Tuesday afternoon in 11 Yonyo (June) neighborhood in Tripoli.

Libyan HoR members arrive in Ghadames ahead of full-quorum session

December 03, 2020 - 20:11
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Members of the Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) who were meeting for consultation in Tangier, Morocco, arrived Thursday in Ghadames, Libya, to hold first a consultative meeting and then a full-quorum session on next Monday with the aim to unify the parliament ahead of the proposed elections on December 24, 2021.

Until Thursday evening, 104 HoR members arrived in Ghadames as more coming from Tripoli and Tunisia are scheduled to arrive before Monday so that the number of parliamentarians would reach 140.

Libya to include Italian language in secondary school curricula

December 03, 2020 - 13:07
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Government of National Accord (GNA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Italy in advance to introduce the Italian language in the secondary school curricula.

The Italian embassy stated on its Twitter account on Wednesday that the Italian language will be officially taught in Libyan upper secondary schools starting from 2020/2021 school year.

Youth and Sports for The Libya Observer: We signed an agreement with German embassy to support youth

December 03, 2020 - 13:04
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The General Authority for Youth and Sports concluded its activities for the second training camp, which was conducted in partnership and cooperation with the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ).

The one-week workshop targeted 26 young men and women from six municipalities who received training in the field of youth capacity development.

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