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A staffer of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) was released in southern Libya on Tuesday, according to a Libyan security official. ... Libya has been dogged by chaos since 2011, when a bloody uprising led to the ouster and death of longtime leader Muammar Gaddafi after more than four ...
TRIPOLI, Jan.16 (Xinhua) -- Libyan Coast Guards on Monday rescued 360 illegal immigrants off Libya's western coast, according to a Coast Guards official. "Patrol members received a distress call off the coast of Garrabulli city, some 60 km east of the capital Tripoli. Upon arrival, we found a boat with ...
During an Oval Office meeting on immigration on 11 January 2018, President Donald Trump reportedly used the term "shit hole" in reference to African countries and said that he'd rather take immigrants from places like Norway. The comment was widely condemned in the media (several news anchors ...
14 (Xinhua) -- Libya's eastern-based army spokesman on Sunday slammed Turkey as the sponsor of terrorism in Libya. ... Its contracts in Libya are invalid now," said Mismari, pointing out that there is an intelligence network between Turkey and Sudan following Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ...

The delegation will also review with Libyan officials the security preparedness and the international support for the evacuation of the migrants from Libya. CISSA is made up of 54 African countries and was founded in 2005. One of its goals is striking cooperation among African security and intelligence ...
Nasir SHAGLAN, Libyan Minister of economy, Bettina Muscheidt, the Head of the EU Delegation to Libya, Mohamed RAED, Chairman of the General Libyan Union of Chambers, the Directors of the Chambers of Commerce of Benghazi, Misrata, Sebha and Tripoli, and the project team met and discussed ...
Since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, many armed entities have fought to gain control over Libya. The country is currently in a power struggle between the internationally recognized government of Al-Wefaq (Political Party) in Tripoli and the "interim government", supported by Haftar's forces.
TRIPOLI, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Libyan security on Saturday rescued two out of three International Organization for Migration (IOM) officials who were kidnapped in southern Libya, according to a security official. Rescuing work is still undergoing for the third official, Rania Kharma, according to the security, and ...
Turkish officials are investigating a report that a Libyan-bound vessel which departed from Turkey was seized by the Greek Coast Guard due to it allegedly carrying explosives to Libya, Turkey's Embassy in Tripoli announced on Jan. 12. The embassy also stressed that the ship had permission to transport ...
Unknown armed individuals attacked the home of Libyan government of National Accord Defence Minister, Al-Mahdi Al-Barghathi, in Tripoli today. A source in the ministry said: "The Defence Minister's home located in Janzur, Tripoli, was subjected to an armed attack early this morning by unknown ...
Unknown gunmen on Friday attacked the home of Al-Mahdi al-Barghathi, defense minister in Libya's UN-backed unity government, in Tripoli, according to a government official. "The minister's home in Tripoli's western Janzour district was attacked by gunmen at dawn today," Defense Ministry ...
Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman arrived in Libya on 10 January to discuss with Libyan leaders the implementation of the United Nations Action Plan for the country and ways to bolster international support for Libya. Today we look, along with our colleagues in the United Nations ...
Haftar was also welcomed in Rome in September, where he was received by Italian officials. Haftar has also been hosted by the French President, Emmanuel Macron, in Paris, in peace talks between himself and the leader of the GNA. While the country remains split, with rival governments claiming ...
Isaac Adewole, has warned the general public against stigmatizing the returnees who are arriving Nigeria from Libya to reunite with their families in various states ... Speaking on the hospitalized returnees for various medical problems he said, "these are President Muhammadu Buhari's children thus the ...
"They did exactly what we would have done in this situation," the second senior State Department official said. Although the US doesn't believe the Cuban government directed the attacks, the officials said there is a strong suspicion some rogue elements of the Cuban security apparatus must have been ...

"Feltman would discuss with Libyan leaders the implementation of the UN Action Plan for the country," the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said on twitter. It said the UN official ... In Tunisia, Feltman held talks with Tunisian Foreign Minister Khamis al-Jahnawi on developments in Libya. UN envoy to ...
According to her, 485 returnees were evacuated on Sunday and another 487 were also received in Port Harcourt on Monday. The Nigerian government on Monday said it evacuated 1,030 stranded Nigerian migrants from Libya between Jan. 7 and 8. Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has approved ...
Although they no longer control significant territory in Libya, the Islamic State affiliate has staged suicide bombings and attacked pro-government checkpoints this year. American and Libyan intelligence officials say the group, also known as ISIS or ISIL, is seeking to regroup in areas south of Sirte.
He stated that a reception centre approved by President Muhammadu Buhari had been set up in Port Harcourt, Rivers for the returnees. ... The Foreign Affairs Minister also said the delegation was in Libya to engage with Libyan government at the highest level to facilitate the evacuation of the stranded ...
TRIPOLI, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj stressed Monday his support for the action plan proposed by the Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya, Ghassan Salame. Serraj made his remarks during a meeting with Salame in the capital Tripoli, where the two officials ...
A French businessman has been arrested in London as part of a probe into whether the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi illegally funded Nicolas ... The warrant was issued after Mr Djouhri, who is a close friend of former prime minister Dominique de Villepin, repeatedly failed to respond to the judges' ...
Separately, at least 64 people, including at least five children, drowned after their overcrowded rubber dinghy sank off the Libyan coast. ... Meanwhile, the country's top nuclear official said Iran might rethink its cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency if President Trump left the 2015 nuclear ...
The self-styled Libyan National army has arrested a number of suspects accused of murdering an Abyar education official last week. Last week, the head of the education office in Abyar, Salah Al-Qatrani, was shot by unknown gunmen in the town near the city of Benghazi. He was taken to the Al-Jalaa ...
"I agreed," he added, "to talk to President Marcos and his officials on the issues in Mindanao. ... He sounded very efficient and a very strong leader. ... It was Defense Undersecretary Carmelo Z. Barbero who handed my request to Libyan Foreign Minister Ali Treki for an interview with President Qaddafi on ...
Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, reportedly is running for president. ... The fugitive son and onetime heir apparent of Libya's late Moammar Gadhafi is planning a comeback. ... On the street, it is local militia leaders, smugglers and black-market kingpins who hold sway.
That was French President Emmanuel Macron's description of the grainy video footage of a modern-day slave auction in Libya broadcast by CNN last month. European and African leaders echoed his sentiment at a summit in Burkina Faso in November, demanding an end to the auctions. Nigeria and ...
A spokesperson for the Gadaffi family has said that Saif al-Islam Gadaffi, the son of the former Libyan leader will contest in the upcoming presidential ... "We believe that presidential elections will be held in the middle of 2018," Mohamed Siala, GNA foreign minister, speaking to foreign reporters at the Valdai ...
Moscow, December 12. /TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold talks on Tuesday with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Libya in the government of National Accord Mohamed Taher Siala. The main topic of the meeting will be the prospects for an intra-Libyan settlement, especially in the ...
The foreign minister of the government of National Accord (GNA), Taher Al-Sayala, began a visit to Moscow on Monday, during which he will discuss with Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, the path of political agreement in Libya and bilateral cooperation between the two countries. In a meeting ...
Haftar is the commander of Operation dignity and the self-proclaimed Libyan army in eastern Libya. He is allied with the ... Posters were seen on social media with the face of Haftar on them and the words "Haftar is Libya's Military Leader and President" written on them. This comes as Haftar visited Cairo ...
European leaders stand accused by Amnesty International of being knowingly complicit in the torture and exploitation of thousands of migrants and refugees by the EU-financed Libyan coastguard and officials running the country's detention camps. In an attempt to stem the flow of people across the ...
The US Supreme Court has ruled President Donald Trump's travel ban on six mainly Muslim countries can go into full effect, pending legal challenges. The decision is a boost for Mr Trump's policy against travellers from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. The ruling covers the third version of the ...
Monrovia - The Libyan ambassador to Liberia, Mr. Mohamed Omar Mohamed Talbi, is calling on Africans, including their leaders, to jointly tackle the migrant crises in his country and on the continent. "We have tried over the years to unite our country; unfortunately for us, there are people in Libya, who are ...
Minister of information has called on the youth of Ghana to persevere if they wish to remain successful in the country. Mustapha Hamid, reacting to the ongoing slave trade in Libya, says the youth in Ghana can succeed "even if the devil is President of Ghana." According to him, the Ghanaian youth need to ...
Videos of men and women being sold in Libya have led experts to question the role the Obama administration played in the Northern African country's instability six years after the president ordered an intervention there. Obama has called the aftermath of the 2011 intervention, where Libyan leader ...
... Libya, again emerged Thursday as prosecutors and defense their ... President Barack Obama's administration of intentionally misleading the public and stonewalling congressional investigators, though officials denied any wrongdoing. ... America's side in the war against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
Italy has defended its policy on blocking migrants in Libya, saying the deal, ... to European democracies," Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti said on Wednesday. ... the EU's policy - led by Italy - of helping the Libyan authorities intercept ... READ MORE: Italy launches first official migrant integration plan: ...
TRIPOLI, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- Libya's UN-backed prime minister, Fayez Serraj, on Thursday called for more cooperation with Indonesia in the ...
The foreign ministers of Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria issued a joint statement on the ... 1- Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with counterparts of Tunisia ... of the situation in Libya and efforts to support inter-Libyan dialogue to ...
The U.N. envoy for Libya said Thursday he is confident that competing ... Libya fell into chaos after the ouster and killing of longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi in 2011. ... But in late July, President Fayez Sarraj of Libya's internationally ... abuses inside and outside official places of detention," Salame said.
The leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood movement, Mohamed Badie, ... toppled President Mohamed Mursi, a member of the Brotherhood, ...
Malta is ready to once again have a resident ambassador in Libya, Foreign Minister Carmelo Abela said when visiting the country. Abela visited ...
Malta to reopen embassy in Libya soon, deputy PM says ... According to the media office of the Libyan Prime Minister, the meeting discussed ...
Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano, right, and his German ... for Libyan Coast Guard patrols returning migrants to Libya, after the U.N. ...
Zimbabwe's military seized power on Wednesday saying it was holding President Robert Mugabe and his family safe while targeting "criminals" ...
Foreign ministers of Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria renew support to Libya's stability ... and Algeria renewed their countries' support to Libya's stability and unity during ... Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shourky and his two North African ... UN-backed Skhirat agreement that was signed by Libyan political rivals ...
The latest verbal prodding came from President Trump during his joint press ... North Korean leaders simply do not trust the United States to honor any ... Baghdad's "Weapons of Mass Destruction," Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi seemed to ... Even some U.S. officials concede [11] that the Libya episode ...
In July, Fayez Sarraj, the designated Prime Minister of Libya's internationally recognized government in the west, met Hifter in Paris and both ...


 

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