On Friday, the Speaker of the east-based House of Representatives (HoR) Aqilah Saleh met with the Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Abdelrahman Al-Sweihli for the first time since the passing of the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) in Skhirat, Morocco on December 17, 2015. The meeting took place in Rome under the supervision of the Italian government. The two men, who have definitely exceeded their fifties in age, have been each on a different stream regarding the current political and military hustle and bustle in Libya. Please follow…Read More
More bad news coming out of Libya state that bodies of 16 migrants yet to be identified, have been found on a beach near the western Libyan town of Zwara, the Libyan Red Crescent said on Sunday. The migrants had been attempting to reach Europe, Khames el-Boussefi, a spokesman for the Libyan Red Crescent, told International Media outlets. “We have not been able to verify their nationalities, but they are presumed drowned after their boat sank,” he said, adding that none of the migrants had identity documents. Please follow and…Read More
As the world grapples to handle Europe’s worst migrant crisis, over 3,500 have died attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea in 2016. While headlines report on the statistics of migrants who sentence themselves to death in search of better economic opportunities in Europe, the personal and distressing narratives of those who make these journeys often remain untold. Please follow and like us:Read More
(KHARTOUM) – The Libyan government ordered the Sudanese military attaché to leave the country, amid accusations by Tripoli about the involvement of Khartoum in supporting some of the Libyan warring factions.
A statement by the Libyan government on Saturday night claimed that a Sudanese military transport plane bound for Tripoli airport, that is currently under the control of an Islamist armed group, entered its airspace.Read More
Reports of 11 planes missing from a Libya airport are raising fears that militants who stole the jetliners could use them in terror attacks to mark the 9/11 anniversary.
Intelligence agencies have warned the jets could be used in attacks in North Africa, and said one or more of the planes may be used to strike targets on Sept. 11 to mark the anniversary of terrorist attacks on the USA, the Washington Free Beacon reported.Read More
NATO claimed that its intervention in Libya was a historic success. But three years later, Libya is in complete chaos. Some 1700 militias have a combined total of 250,000 men under arms. Another external intervention seems necessary to stabilize the country. But the US and NATO must never be involvedRead More
The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said. About 150 personnel, including 80 U.S. Marines, were evacuated early Saturday and were driven across the border into Tunisia, U.S. officials confirm to CNN. U.S. officials stress operations have been “temporarily suspended” until “the security situation on the ground improves.” The embassy will continue to operate from other locations. U.S. embassy in Libya evacuated A senior State Department official said some of the staff will be…Read More
Libyan authorities were forced to close the Tripoli airport on Friday after rebel rockets hit a runway.
According to eyewitnesses “Flights were halted but the airport has been reopened using a second runway,” a spokesman for the transport ministry told news reporters visiting the airport. So far no planes have been seen taking off.Read More
Rebels in the east of the country are demanding a larger share of the income generated from Libya’s oil reserves considered by many to be the largest known in Africa.
The ousting of Libya’s prime minister who came to power from NATO;s war , was said to have fled to Europe earlier in the week, has triggered fighting between eastern and western regions that threatens to divide the country.Read More
BLANTYRE(MaraPost)—Malawi’s Minister of Information and Civic Education, Evangelist Brown Mpinganjira, has accused some foreign envoys in the country of being behind the planning of the anti Joyce Banda administration mass protests slated for Thursday 27 February 2014.
Minister Brown Mpinganjira told ZBS on Tuesday that s the reasons cited for the demonstrations scheduled for February 27 are not valid but are meant to achieve hidden motives by some western countries.Read More