News Roundup - Sun, Nov 20, 2016

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News Roundup - Sun, Nov 20, 2016

November 20, 2016 - 16:58
Written by: Abed

Last Updated : 10:00pm

Al-Ahli Tripoli tied the match with Al-Sweihli 0-0 in the fourth round of the Libyan Soccer League’s five-team round and the title winner will thus be revealed in the fifth and last round.

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The UN-proposed government’s Defense Ministry said Saturday that three of its personnel were kidnapped in Tripoli. The three men were identified as Mousa Amroni, Fadlallah Al-Shahibi, and Ali Al-Agouri.

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The Sabha Medical Center said in a statement on Saturday that it would go on providing its health care services and receiving patients and injuries as well as carrying out surgeries despite the shaky security situation in the city.

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Gunmen targeted the Hay Al-Andalaus branch of the National Commerce and Development Bank with an explosive device, which led to the shattering of the front glass doors and caused only material damage to the building.

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Sabha Education Bureau announced the cessation of study at the city’s schools in order to keep the students safe and away from the tribal clashes that are going on between Al-Gadadfa and Awlad Sulaiman tribes. The bureau added that the resumption of study will only take place once the city is stable and secure.
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Samah and Waha oilfields’ production has hit 75 barrels per day through the pipeline that connects them to the Harouj Company, said Waha Oil Company. It also added that the two oilfields’ output is likely to increase with the goods signs of production in Jalu oilfield that is pumping oil through Sidra oil terminal after the oil pipelines there were serviced.
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$1 has hit LYD5.960 at the black market in Tripoli today after hitting a record high on Saturday when 1 dollar was sold for 6 Libyan dinars and above. This unprecedented hike in the exchange rates is considered shocking for Libya’s currency value.
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The head of the humanitarian portfolio at the Derna municipality, Abdelsalam Al-Daryawi, said Dignity Operation forces stopped an ambulance car transporting a patient, Abdelsatar Al-Tarabelsi, to Tobruk Hospital and then sent the driver to infamous Garnada prison after taking the patient to Al-Bayda hospital.