News Roundup - Sat, Mar 11, 2017

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News Roundup - Sat, Mar 11, 2017

March 11, 2017 - 14:35
Written by: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Zintan Military Council confirmed that Gaddafi son, Saif Al Islam, has been transferred to a new prison under the supervision of the city's Social Council.

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Libyan hiker, Al-Busairy Abdelsalam Al-Busairy, has arrived in Derna today as part of his trip around Libya advocating for peace and unity among Libyans under the slogan "Forgiveness and Reconciliation for Libya" Al-Busairy was received by the city's municipal and civil societies' officials and Derna residents. He and his companion were later invited to be honored at a small celebratory event in the city. 

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Illegal Immigration Fight Authority has announced opening a new migrants detention center in Sawani dsitrict, in the suburbs of Tripoli. 

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Benghazi Defense Brigades (BDB) has agreed to release captive fighters from Dignity Operation after Khalifa Haftar had agreed to allow water supplies to enter into the besieged area of Ganfouda. The deal was struck after Haftar had tasked the mayor of Benghazi with carrying out the negotiation with the BDB.

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Misrata Municipality and the city’s MPs said on Saturday that their city is not part of the conflict in the oil crescent region. 

In a statement, they called on the UN-proposed Presidency Council and Petroleum Facilities Guard to shoulder their responsibilities and protect Libya’s oil resources. They also confirmed the right for Benghazi IDPs to return to their city.

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Elders and revolutionary fighters of Tajoura district, Tripoli, said on Friday that the return of Benghazi IDPs to their city is a legitimate right. They also expressed support for Benghazi Defense Brigades and urged eastern residents to join them.

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Rival armed groups in Abu Salim district of Tripoli have reached a final agreement to settle their differences and establish peace and stability in their areas.

Burki and Ghaniewa brigades promised not to use force again in the district and to work together for the benefit of the locals.

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75 House of Representatives members have refused the voting of their fellow MPs in rejection of the Libyan political agreement.

The said in a letter to the envoys of UN, AU, EU and Arab League to Libya that the vote, held on March 07 by 38 members, is illegal.