News Roundup - Mon, Feb 27, 2017

News In Brief

News Roundup - Mon, Feb 27, 2017

February 27, 2017 - 16:39
Written by: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Sabha Central Hospital has buried 20 unidentified bodies out of 50 that have been piling up at the hospital's morgue.

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Tobruk Central Hospital condemned today the physical assault on a Syrian doctor while on duty, demanding all the authorities to exert their efforts to protect the hospital and bring the perpetrator to justice.

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Libyan oil output has dropped to 630 thousand bpd this week after exceeding 750 thousand bpd last week, due to technical measures in some of oilfields.

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Jamal Al-Jaafari has been elected as Chairman of Libyan Football Federation.

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Libyan Airlines is due to resume flights from/to Taminhint Airport in Sabha as from March 1st.

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The Russian Foreign Ministry said the Head of UN-proposed Presidency Council Fayaz Sirraj is due to visit Russia in the coming days, in an effort to bridge the gap between him and rogue General Khalifa Haftar.

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President of the High Council of State Abdul-Rahman Al-Swaihli held talks on Sunday with the Italian Ambassador to Libya Giuseppe Perrone economic cooperation between the two countries and resumption of Italian companies to the stalled projects in Libya.

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Algerian authorities handed over 65 camels to Zintan on Monday after a camel herder stole them and fled to Algerian territories a month ago.

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The Renewable Energy Body of the Electricity Company started Sunday transporting 80-ton wind turbines from Al-Khums Port to Shaafeen Park Reserve in Msallata town where they would be installed for Libya’s first power farm with a capacity of 27 MW.

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The Libya Club for Tours has organized a trip for 35 families to the mountain town of Jadu in western Libya. The families toured the tourist attractions in the town and surrounding areas as part of the club’s efforts to boost domestic tourism. 

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Misrata Zakat (alms-giving) Office said it collected LYD 10,537,597.670 of Zakat in 2016 and distributed them to the poor and people in need.

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The Filipino nurses, who were rescued by Misrata-led forces during Sirte battle against ISIS, have been handed over to the envoy of the Government of the Philippines today.