Al Jabal Al Akhdar, Libya

Al Jabal Al Akhdar, Libya Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Al Jabal Al Akhdar, Libya.

Results 1 - 20 of 23 in Al Jabal Al Akhdar, Libya

  1. Human Rights Watch Calls on EU; Don't Endanger Lives at Sea or Deny ProtectionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    The EU should assess carefully the short- and long-term human rights implications of this military operation, including the risk that it will increase the dangers of boat migration in the Mediterranean, Human Rights Watch said. The EU should also assess the risk of trapping migrants and asylum seekers in Libya, where they are often subjected to violence and abuse and have no possibility of lodging asylum claims.

    Comment?

  2. EU: Don't Endanger Lives at Sea or Deny ProtectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Humans Rights Watch

    Saving lives at sea and bringing people at risk in the Mediterranean safely to EU shores should be the top priority. European Union military action against human smuggling networks should not put the lives and rights of migrants and asylum seekers in jeopardy, Human Rights Watch said.

    Comment?

  3. Oman in Cond Nast Traveler Hot List for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Times of Oman

    Among the list of 60 hotels under eight different categories, Oman's Alila Jabal Akhdar has been included in the Remote and Wild category. - Times photo Muscat: Conde Nast Traveler, a luxury and lifestyle travel magazine published by Conde Nast, has included Oman in its Travel Awards Hot List for 2015.

    Comment?

  4. Kidnapped Libyan TV crew found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Newsday

    A government spokesman said the bodies were found near the city of Al Bayda, close to the site of the kidnapping. Libya has been in turmoil since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 and now has two competing governments and numerous militia groups.

    Comment?

  5. Libya's biggest oil port may reopen as groups vie for buyersRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | World Oil

    Libya's biggest oil port may reopen in two weeks as fighting in the area recedes amid increasing competition between the divided North African nation's rival governments for the control of crude exports. Al Mabrook Bu Seif, the chairman of state-run National Oil Corp. appointed by the elected government in the east of the country, said his team will start contacting existing clients to coordinate crude loadings at oil ports, replacing the company's rival management in the capital, Tripoli, where a cabinet backed by Islamist militias is ruling over most of the western region.

    Comment?

  6. As war grows, Libya's official government in new bid for oil cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    Libya's Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni has said his government would run its own oil sales and deposit revenues abroad in a bid to divert proceeds away from a rival self-declared administration in Tripoli. Crude revenues are at the heart of a battle for control of the North African OPEC producer that has pitted the two rival governments against each other in a growing conflict, four years after the civil war ousted strongman Muammar Gaddafi.

    Comment?

  7. Libya's Biggest Oil Port May Reopen as Groups Vie for BuyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Al-Thinni's administration is preparing for the reopening of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf oil ports, even if the emergence of a militant armed group affiliated with Islamic State derails operations at the terminals, Al-Thinni said at a news conference in Al-Bayda on Saturday.

    Comment?

  8. Libya's Biggest Oil Port May Reopen as Groups Vye for BuyersRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Libya's biggest oil port may reopen in two weeks as fighting in the area recedes amid increasing competition between the divided North African nation's rival governments for the control of crude exports. Al Mabrook Bu Seif, the chairman of state-run National Oil Corp. appointed by the elected government in the east of the country, said his team will start contacting existing clients to coordinate crude loadings at oil ports, replacing the company's rival management in the capital, Tripoli, where a cabinet backed by Islamist militias is ruling over most of the western region.

    Comment?

  9. Oman the world's best tourist destination for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Times of Oman

    The increasing number of tourists is attributed to a number of factors, such as Oman's strategic geographical location on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula, its natural diversity, and mountain ranges with their valleys and unique caves with a diversity of rocks.-ONA Muscat: An international website, ' Skift ', which is affiliated to a major American company, has chosen the Sultanate as the world's best tourist destination for 2015, according to the latest report from the website, which is the largest global provider of information and data relating to the travel and tourism sector.

    Comment?

  10. Projects worth OMR97 million awarded by Tender BoardRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Tenders worth OMR96.68 million were awarded by the Tender Board on Wednesday. The decision was taken at the Tender Board meeting, which met under the chairmanship of Dr Rasheed bin Al Safi Al Hraibi.

    Comment?

  11. Libya Government Planning Oil Export Program to Weaken RivalRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Al Mabrook Bu Seif, the chairman of National Oil Corp. appointed by the elected government, said his management team is drafting a loading program that is separate from the one implemented so far, which was designed by another management team of the state-run company based in the capital, Tripoli. "We will ask in a week or two the NOC clients to apply for the new loading program that covers the ports under control of the legal government," he said in a telephone interview late Tuesday from the eastern export terminal of Ras Lanuf.

    Comment?

  12. ISIS affiliate takes credit for killing 10 in chaotic LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Libyan branch of ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly gun and bomb attack on a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital in which five foreigners, including an American security contractor, died. Five Libyans were also killed in Tuesday's attack on the Corinthia Hotel, taking the toll to at least 10 people, said a spokesman for a security division of the Ministry of Interior in Tripoli, Essam al-Naas.

    Comment?

  13. Father of American killed in Libya says son was a patriotRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | WICU12 Erie

    David Berry, one of 10 people killed during an attack on a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital, loved to live -- in the words of this father -- "on the tip of the spear." "David was a patriot.

    Comment?

  14. Libyan ISIS branch claims Tripoli hotel attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | CNN

    The Libyan branch of ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly gun and bomb attack on a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital in which five foreigners, including an American security contractor, died. Five Libyans were also killed in Tuesday's attack on the Corinthia Hotel, taking the toll to at least 10 people, said a spokesman for a security division of the Ministry of Interior in Tripoli, Essam al-Naas.

    Comment?

  15. Libyan minister freed after brief kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    Libya plunged into chaos following the 2011 uprising against the dictatorship of Muammar Gaddafi. The ouster of Gaddafi gave rise to a patchwork of heavily-armed militias and deep political divisions.

    Comment?

  16. Libya's deputy foreign minister kidnapped by gunmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    According to the Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday, gunmen entered the residency of Hassan al-Saghir under the guise of security forces and took him away in a car. Al-Bayda is located 1,200 kilometers from the Libyan capital city of Tripoli and has hosted the country's internationally-recognized government since August 2014 after Fajr Libya militant group, which is based in the northwestern city of Misrata, seized Tripoli and most government institutions.

    Comment?

  17. Mozayix Expanding Capabilities in LibyaRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | PRWeb

    Mozayix Middle East announced plans to expand its operations and enhance its online intelligence service for the country of Libya. Mozayix's current capabilities inside Libya include on-sight security management, security consulting, secure ground transportation, as well as the gathering and analysis of security intelligence.

    Comment?

  18. The Sultanate celebrates Omani Environment Day 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Omani Environment Day which falls on January 8 every year is a national occasion that pays attention to the diverse environment of Oman, including the conducting of several events that aim at raising community awareness of the importance of the environment which is a healthy lung. In this context, the Government of the Sultanate is making great efforts represented in many public institutions, such as the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs and the National Field Research Centre for Environmental Conservation of the Diwan of Royal Court with a view to the advancement of the numerous and diverse environment.

    Comment?

  19. Libya: Amid Surging Violence, UN Warns of Potential Displacement CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    In the wake of car bombings in Tripoli and deadly clashes between rival armed groups across the long-troubled Libya, the United Nations human rights office today voiced alarm over escalating violence in the long-troubled country, while the Organization's refugee agency warned that mounting insecurity is taking a toll on humanitarian operations. The wider United Nations again today turned the international spotlight on the deteriorating situation following statements from the Security Council and UN Support Mission in the country strongly condemning the car bombings yesterday morning in Tripoli of the embassies of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates.

    Comment?

  20. Amid surging violence in Libya, UN warns of potential displacement crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    The wider United Nations again today turned the international spotlight on the deteriorating situation, following statements from the Security Council and UN Support Mission in the country strongly condemning the car bombings yesterday morning in Tripoli of the embassies of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates. In a press briefing in Geneva earlier today, a spokesperson for the UN Human Rights Office said the Office is alarmed by reports of increased human rights abuses, beheadings of activists and the recent closure of Libya"s national human rights institution in Tripoli.

    Comment?