News Roundup - Tue, Nov 29, 2016

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News Roundup - Tue, Nov 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 - 16:33
Written by: Abed

Last Updated: 9:35pm

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Al-Zueitina oil terminal said an oil vessel, Natokit, docked in it Tuesday to be laden with 1 million oil barrels. The media office of the terminal said the oil shipment will head toward China aboard the Greek-flagged tanker. Al-Zueitina terminal has been active lately as regards to the arrival of oil vessels since the resumption of exportation following the lift of the force majeure.  

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A number of the Libyan community in Britain organized a sit-in in front of the Saudi Arabian embassy in London calling for putting an end to those who encourage for more bloodshed in Libya in Saudi Arabia, urging the ones who use their fatwas to trigger murders of the innocent in the country, pointing out that the last of those fatwas was on that killed cleric Nader Al-Omrani.

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Al-Hilal beat Benghazi Stars 7-0 at Benina Martyrs stadium, while Al-Akhdar beat Dernas 2-1 as part of the second round of Libya’s Soccer Cup. Al-Hilal and Al-Akhdar have therefore made it through to the quarterfinals.  

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The Defense Ministry of the UN-proposed government said on Facebook that a number of the injured fighters from Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos arrived Monday in Tunisia for treatment, adding that some of them have partial paralysis and others have amputated limbs as well as serious and medium injuries due to the clashes they went through against IS terrorists in Sirte.

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Al-Madar Al-Jadeed mobile phone company said the connection failure in the eastern region was due to a technical fault in Benghazi’s division and apologized for the issue, which it said is out of hand, adding that overhaul works are underway to retrieve the network to Ajdabiya, Benghazi and Al-Marij.

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The spokesman of the media office of the Air Force Emergency Chamber at Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos military operation, Mohammed Ganunu, said the Libyan air force has flown 2.230 times over the skies of Sirte from the time IS militants first appeared on March 14, 2014 to November 25, 2016. He added that they included airstrikes and reconnaissance, while the international support airstrikes on Is in Sirte reached 420.