News Roundup - Thu, Mar 16, 2017

News In Brief

News Roundup - Thu, Mar 16, 2017

March 16, 2017 - 16:04
Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

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The head of the media office of Tawergha municipality, Abdelrazzaq Qasim, denied that Tawergha IDPs camps in Fallah, Tripoli, were hit by random shelling, saying the news circulated on the media that a fire broke out in the camps due to random explosives is untrue. He also confirmed that a fire broke out in the buildings nearby the camps.

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Presidential Guard of the Salvation Government said it won't stand idly by watching the state sovereign institutions being taken over by armed groups, referring to the Guest Palaces in Bab Bin Ghashir, Tripoli. It urged the armed groups as well to depart those institutions without any preconditions or it would use force to recapture them and secure the properties of the Libyan state. It warned residents of coming nearby the clashes' areas for their own safety.

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Al-Ahli Tripoli is training in Morocco's capital today in preparation for its match against Fath Union Sport on next Saturday as part of the second leg matches of the round-of-32 of CAF Champions League. Al-Ahli will have its own major training on Friday at the match's stadium. The first leg game ended 2-0 for Al-Ahli Tripoli.

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The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) said it will do everything possible to end the suffering of the IS-family children who are held in Libyan prisons, saying we cannot blame the fathers' deeds on the kids. It added on Wednesday that it is working effortlessly with Libyan authorities and Tunisian observatory for human rights to settle the case down so that the children can go back to their relatives.

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Amal Thia, a Greece-flagged oil vessel, departed Brega oil terminal on Tuesday and headed to Italy with 600 thousand barrels of crude oil. On March 07, Brega oil terminal also said that a Norway-flagged oil tanker departed with 13 thousand tons of ammonia heading to France.

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Tripoli Attorney General's Office places the Chairman of the Afriqiyah Airways Company, Abu Bakir Forteya, on the no-travel list, demanding that he turns up at the investigation into the financial and administrative violations in the company.

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Italian Authorities have started to transport the inured fighters of Dignity Operation from Benina Airport in Benghazi for treatment in Italian hospitals, saying, "this is how Italy proves its actual support for Libya."