August 2021

Libya, UK discuss prospects for security cooperation

August 19, 2021 - 13:46
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Minister of Interior Khaled Mazen has discussed with British Ambassador to Libya Nicolas Hopton prospects for joint security cooperation during the latter's visit to the ministry on Wednesday.

Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Technical Affairs, Faraj Aqaim, Director of the Department of Relations and Cooperation, Salah al-Din bin Suleiman, and the head of the political department at the British embassy, ​​James Trend have also attended the meeting, as stated by the Interior Ministry on Facebook.

Chief of Staff rejects 5+5 JMC violations, asks PC, Defense Minister to react

August 18, 2021 - 21:08
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Chief of General Staff, Mohammed Al-Haddad, rejected Wednesday "the deviation of the 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC)" from its duties and its interference in politics, calling on the Presidential Council (Chief Commander of the Libyan Army) and the Prime Minister (Defense Minister) to stop these violations.

Security Council warns of Libyan conflict repercussions for neighboring countries

August 18, 2021 - 20:05
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The UN Security Council expressed grave concern over the impact of the Libyan conflict on neighboring countries, particularly in the Sahel.

In a presidential statement on Tuesday, the Security Council encouraged further international support and regional cooperation to tackle the illicit transfer, accumulation and misuse of weapons and the flow of armed groups and mercenaries.

On taking up office, NCDC head reviews strategy for Covid-19

August 18, 2021 - 15:32
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Director of the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Haider Al Sayeh, has convened a top-level meeting shortly after taking office Tuesday to review the NCDC strategy to control the pandemic.

According to a statement by the NCDC, Al-Sayeh took stock of the problems facing the workflow of the centre's branches, as the country comes under strain by a new Covid outbreak, while officials fear the case is the fast-spreading Delta variant.

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