Libya Newswire

Libya Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Libya.

Results 1 - 20 of 1,151 in Libya

  1. UN condemns attack on senior security official in TripoliRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    UN Support Mission in Libya on Saturday condemned the attack on the home of Salah Marghani, a senior security official here in the Libyan capital. In a statement, the mission also condemned the attack which killed the official's wife and wounded him in the presence of their children.


  2. Libya: Libyan Women Lose Hope in the RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... of expression, either for women or for anyone else," the 28-year-old tells DW in Zuwara, a coastal town in western Libya, near the border to Tunisia. Paradoxically, the civil war offered her an unexpected chance to work in the media. Born and raised ...


  3. 23 graduate at the Islamic Call UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    ... for the University's operations," said Kiggundu. ICU was established as a branch of the Islamic Call University of Libya with the blessing of the former Libyan leader Col. Muammar Gaddafi who had pledged to support the university in most of its ...


  4. Libya's Grand Mufti demands lawsuit over promotion of gender equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    Libya's Grand Mufti, Sadiq Al-Ghariani, has called for a lawsuit against the British embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli in the wake of the embassy's promotion of gender equality. The embassy is under attack from Al-Ghariani for allegedly "sponsoring activities that violate Libya's sacred norms and for motivating anti-religion and sedition activities", the Libyan Observer reported.


  5. New White House strategy in Africa focuses on countering Chinese, Russian influencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Stars and Stripes

    ... role in funding road projects. Russia also has become more active in Africa, but on a much smaller scale. In oil-rich Libya, Moscow has courted Libyan strongman Kalifa Haftar, a high-powered militia leader and key political and military rival to the ...


  6. UN confirms Islamic State killing of 6 hostages in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 |

    Tripoli, Dec 12 : The UN Support Mission in Libya has confirmed that the Islamic State militant group killed six hostages taken during its attack on Al-Foqua town in October, calling the assault "particularly abhorrent". "The murder of six hostages taken during ISIL's attack on the town of Al-Foqha on October 28 is particularly abhorrent," the mission said in a statement on Tuesday.


  7. Conte likely to meet Haftar, Sarraj in BrusselsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 |

    Rome, Dec 13 : Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will likely meet Libya's powerful eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar and its UN-backed premier Fayez al-Sarraj on Thursday in Brussels, Adnkronos has learned from unnamed Libyan sources. The talks are expected to take place on the sidelines of a European Union summit of heads of state and government, according to the sources.


  8. INSIGHT-Militia leader's bravado shows limits of Libya reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Reuters

    ... the power accumulated by men whose armed followers dominate the city of three million, blocking efforts to end Libya's post-revolution turmoil. Curbing the militias is crucial to plans, guided by the United Nations, to stabilise the oil-rich North ...


  9. Soccer Match Set for Saudi Arabia Puts Its Organizers on the DefensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | The New York Times

    The Italian Super Cup final has been played on foreign soil nine times, including once in Tripoli at the invitation of the former Libyan dictator Muammar el-Qaddafi. But the site for this season's match is drawing a whole new level of criticism.


  10. LAFC acquires Mohamed El-Munir from Orlando City in exchange for Joao MoutinhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Premier League. Internationally, El-Munir took part in the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying cycles for Libya. "Mohamed showed a great deal of potential and performed very well in his first season in MLS," John Thorrington, LAFC's general ...


  11. Briton arrested in Egypt on spying charges says he is freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Tripoli. He was arrested on Nov. 21, shortly after arriving in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria from neighboring Libya. His cousin, Shareen Nawaz, said at the time of his arrest that he was being held "on suspicion of collecting information ...


  12. Italy May Bridge Libyan Divide Between Al-Sarraj and HaftarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Al Bawaba

    Italian PM Giuseppe Conte posing with head of Libya's GNA Fayez Al- Sarraj and commander of LNA Khalifa Haftar in Palermo. Italy revealed on Monday a new initiative aimed at holding a meeting between head of the Government of National Accord Fayez al-Sarraj and commander of the Libyan National Army Khalifa Haftar.


  13. UPDATE 3-Militia forces Libya's NOC to declare force majeure on biggest oilfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Reuters

    Libya's National Oil Company on Monday declared force majeure on exports from the El Sharara oilfield, which was seized at the weekend by a local militia group. NOC said the shutdown would result in a production loss of 315,000 barrels per day at its biggest oilfield, and an additional loss of 73,000 bpd at the El Feel oilfield.


  14. Libya's biggest oil field halts just as OPEC opts to cut outputRead the original story

    Monday Dec 10 | World Oil

    Libya declared a state of force majeure at its largest oil field after an armed group forced a production halt, just days after OPEC exempted the country from global crude output cuts. The shutdown at the Sharara field will result in a production loss of 315,000 bpd, the state energy producer National Oil Corp. said on its website.


  15. Protest action closes Libyan oilfields, oil production dropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 |

    Protesters in Libya have shut down the El Feel oilfield in south-western Libya, only a day after also closing the Sharara oilfield in Ubari, resulting in a dramatic reduction in oil production. Libya's National Oil Corporation warned that the forced closure of Sharara oilfield would result in a production loss of 315,000 barrels per day, with a knock-on effect of 73,000 barrels at El Feel due to its dependence on Sharara electricity supply, the Libya Observer reported.


  16. UPDATE 3-Libya is shutting down El Sharara after field seized by tribesmen-sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Reuters

    Libya is shutting down production at its biggest oilfield after tribesmen and state security guards seized the El Sharara facility, field engineers and protesters said on Sunday, but there was no confirmation from state oil firm NOC. If true, the shutdown at the 315,000 barrel-per-day field would also force the closure of the El-Feel oilfield, located in the same remote and lawless southern desert.


  17. Libyan oil corporation condemns security guards' threats to close oil fieldRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 9 | Xinhuanet

    Libya's state-owned National Oil Corporation on Sunday condemned security guards' threats to forcefully shut down a southern oil field. "A group of so-called 'civilians' attached to the Petroleum Facilities Guard have physically threatened Al-Sharara oil field's employees to force them to halt operations," NOC said in a statement.


  18. Three lives who still suffer the nightmares of hatred and repressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Sunday Herald

    ... Ten short minutes that would turn into 12 years of living hell inside The Hotel, otherwise known as Abu Salim prison, Libya's most dreaded jail under the dictatorship of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Abu Salim is to Libya what Abu Ghraib was to Iraq. ...


  19. Libya's state-run oil company warns against major oil field closureRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 8 | Xinhuanet

    Libya's state-owned National Oil Corporation on Saturday warned against the closure of Sharara oil field forced by protesters, saying it will harm economy. "National Oil Corporation condemns the actions of the Al-Sharara oil field Petroleum Facilities Guard , which this morning facilitated a protest at the field and threatened employees to shut down production.


  20. .com | Libya could vote on constitution in February: electoral commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | News24

    Libya's electoral commission could organise a referendum on a new constitution for the strife-torn country in February if it gets security guarantees and funds, its head said on Thursday. "It is possible to organise a referendum on the constitution... towards the end of February," commission chief Imed al-Sayeh told a news conference.