January 2021

Muslim Brotherhood members are "infidels", says Haftar's spokesman

January 27, 2021 - 21:18
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The spokesman for Khalifa Haftar's forces, Ahmed Al-Mismari, said members of the Muslim Brotherhood Group are "infidels and ideological advocates".

Al-Mismari added that Bouznika dialogues were for boycotting members of House of Representatives (HoR) and others who lately returned to the HoR, wondering what solutions were made by the meeting of those members.

Boukadoum reiterates Algeria's readiness for bigger role in resolving Libya's crisis

January 27, 2021 - 19:58
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Algerian Foreign Minister, Sabri Boukadoum, reiterated his country's support for the agreement on Libya elections on December 24, 2021, saying they are ready to play a bigger role in the dialogue tracks to resolve the Libyan crisis.

Boukadoum's remarks came in a visit he paid to Tripoli Wednesday, when he met the Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj, and Foreign Minister Mohammed Sayala, along with other officials.

Libya reiterates support for African position on Security Council reform

January 27, 2021 - 16:47
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Foreign Minister Muhammad Siyala has emphasized the need for Africa to engage effectively in regional and international events through the reforming of the UN Security Council.

 A statement by the Foreign Ministry said that Siyala reiterated Libya's support for the African demand to have a permanent representation in the UN Security Council.

Over 1,000 Libyan army personnel complete Turkish army training

January 27, 2021 - 16:43
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

A batch of 1,300 Libyan army personnel has completed a combat-focused training engagement under the supervision of the Turkish Armed Forces.

A statement by the Volcano of Rage Operation said the Defence Minister Salah al-Namroush confirmed that the ministry will continue with the training programs planned with its Turkish counterpart, explaining that this comes within the framework of the military-security cooperation memorandum concluded between the two countries.

Jason Magnus Villa in Cyrene vandalized, contents looted

January 27, 2021 - 15:11
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The antiquities authorities of the eastern region have denounced the ongoing vandalism acts against antiquity sites, the latest of which was the looting and vandalism of Jason Magnus Villa in Shahhat of Cyrene region eastern Libya.

"The Jason Magnus Villa, which is considered one of the archaeological sites in Libya, was subjected to acts of vandalism and looting," a statement by the antiquities authority confirmed on Facebook.

General Staff of Libyan Navy reviews aspects of cooperation with Malta

January 27, 2021 - 13:38
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Maltese ambassador to Libya, Charles Saliba, has conducted a visit to the Tripoli Naval Base, during which he met with the Acting Chief of Staff of the Libyan Navy in the presence of several officers.

“The meeting discussed the Libyan-Maltese cooperation and the procedures for handing over the marine vessel "Al-Kifah" (Strife) to the Maltese authorities to undergo repair work at the "International Mellitah" repair yard in Malta”, the spokesman of the General Staff of the Libyan Navy said.

Audit Bureau agrees with Presidential Council to fund urgent electricity projects

January 26, 2021 - 22:46
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj, met with the Head of Audit Bureau, Khalid Shakshak, Head of General Electricity Company of Libya, Wiam Al-Abdali, Minister of Finance, Faraj Bumtari, and others, to discuss agreement on funding urgent maintenance of power units and plants until 2021 budget is approved.

They discussed nationalizing Zliten power plant, maintenance of unit 01 of Khalij power plant, some turbines and units at Al-Zawiya, and Al-Khoms power plants.

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