News Roundup - Sat, Aug 12, 2017

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News Roundup - Sat, Aug 12, 2017

August 12, 2017 - 15:02
Written by: HousamNajjair

The deputy Minister of Education, Adel Jumaa, stated that the date for the announcement of results of the first round of exams for primary education pupils will be next Monday at 1:00 pm. Juma added in a statement published on the official website of the ministry on Friday that students can obtain results online by following the link  as soon as it is activated and placed on the Ministry's official website The Libyan Ministry of Education or on Facebook. The person can obtain their results by entering their registration number in the box allocated, then follow instructions on screen.

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Oil field workers at the Sharara base have warned that the level of oil production at the field is declining gradually due to a lack of security and repeated armed robberies on workers during the past week. Workers said in a statement on Friday, that production at the field was at a steady 290 thousand barrels per day but that number is steadily declining and the oil field workers have called on officials from the company's management and the National Oil Corporation to intervene quickly to extend security in and around the Sharara field so that work can continue at full capacity.

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The head of the Administrative Control Authority have requested from the Ministry of Economy and Industry of the UN proposed government, to implement procedures concerning the importation of livestock to ensure that the goods reach the citizens of Libya at the right price. The request by the control authority comes in light of high prices of livestock and meat especially during the period of Eid al-Adha.

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The Illegal Immigration Agency deported 127 illegal immigrants from Nigeria on Thursday. The immigrants were deported to their country from Matiga International Airport after the Libyan Navy seized them as they began to migrate to Europe. The head of the Deportation Office confirmed that the deportation is part of a voluntary flights system where the agency periodically operates flights in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration.

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Libyan traveler Busiri Khamis arrived in the city of Qatrun at the end of the first phase of his peace journey which started from the village of Targhi in the very far south after traveling more than seventy km on foot. Busairi will continue his journey to Sabha through Um Alaranib, Taraghan and Ghudwa, covering an amazing 432 kilometres.

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The Educational Facilities Authority announced the start of maintenance projects in more than 1000 schools in all educational districts in Libya. The Director General of the Department, Samir Coco, explained that they are in communication with a number of local companies to start maintenance work in accordance with established regulations, stressing that these projects will be completed before the start of the new school year. Coco also pointed out that priority will be given to the most dilapidated schools within municipalities under their scope.

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Social networking sites reported that citizens found three illegal immigrants on the side of the road near Nesma, 150 kilometers south-west of Tripoli. One of them was in critical condition and was taken by ambulance to Bani Walid Hospital. The hospital refused to admit him so the person was transferred by ambulance to Gharyan hospital which also refused to admit him. The person was returned to Nesma and died from his wounds, while the other two suffered fractures and minor wounds. The injured men apparently fell from one of the many smugglers trucks.

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The Committee formed by the Municipal Council of Sirte and charged with searching for bodies inside the city as a result of the war against ISIS; have extracted more than 25 unidentified bodies in different areas in Sirte. The committee chairman, Khalifa Ghaith, said that they have handed over the bodies to the crime team in Misrata and added that the committee are continuing their work through cooperation with the Libyan Red Crescent in the city by extracting any remaining bodies.

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Libya's national football team has been ranked 83rd in the world rankings, which is an improvement of four places when compared with the last results. FIFA posted on their official website, showing the Libyan team ahead of its previous ranking of 87th.