News Roundup - Wed, Mar 29, 2017

News In Brief

News Roundup - Wed, Mar 29, 2017

March 29, 2017 - 16:06
Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

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The National Oil Corporation (NOC) announced force majeure at Al-Sharara and Al-Wafaa oilfields after they had been under attacks leading to the suspension of production entirely. Reuters said Tuesday that Libya's oil production dropped by over 250.000 bpd.

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German News Agency reported that the EU Justice Court had lifted the travel ban and freezing of assets on Aisha Moamar Gaddafi, the late Libyan dictator's daughter. The sanctions were placed on Aisha and other members of Gaddafi's family in February 2011, disallowing them to enter the EU and freezing their assets.

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Nafousa Mountain Military Zone denied joining Dignity Operation forces, as was rumored on the pro-Haftar media, saying it won't be responsible for any statement that won't be handed by the zone's commander. It added that it is only loyal to the legitimate government that all people in Libya approve.

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The Audit Bureau has urged the Presidential Council to form a new board for the administration of Zakat Fund of the Awqaf Authority due to the violations committed by the current Chairman, Rida Al-Gaddafi Al-Asmar, leading to bad performance by the Fund.

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The Vaccination Administration at the National Center for Disease Control said it is preparing for kicking off a vaccination campaign for Measles in children between one and six years using MMR injections in a period of one week.

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Teaching Staff Department at Sirte University urged the teaching staff to start showing up for work in the faculties they teach in at the Sirte University headquarters starting April 30, which will be the kick off of study after the maintenance works would have been done. 

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Benghazi Criminal Investigation personnel arrested the France Press cameraman, Abdullah Doma, because he shot Earth Hour celebration at Benghazi-based Arab Medicine College two days ago. He was arrested with two organizers of the celebration, Anwar Al-Kadiki and Abdullah Al-Tarbi and will be investigated by the Military Prosecution over charges of organizing a celebration without a permit from the security departments and the eastern military governor.

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Man-Made River administration said vandals damaged water well number 214 in the eastern field of the Hasawna system in Jafara. It added that the same vandals also damaged the water well number 248, stealing all that can be beneficial to them. They stole all the control equipment like the cables and other things, leading to the breaking down of the water system in those wells.