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Posted by admin On Apr - 17 - 2014 0 Comment
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Wed Apr 16, 2014 By Julia Payne and Lin Noueihed Libya’s oil minister said on Wednesday there was no clear timetable for the resumption of steady oil output as an end to the stand-off with rebels could still falter and the 9-month port shutdown may have damaged some facilities. A tanker started loading crude at Libya’s eastern port of Hariga  [ Read More ]

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By Muttaz Ali Tripoli, 16 April 2014 Ministers have approved plans to bolster security procedures for foreign diplomatic staff with yesterday’s kidnapping of the Jordanian Ambassador dominating today’s cabinet discussions. The cabinet collectively condemned the kidnapping of Ambassador Fawwaz Al-Eitan and charged all ministries to work together for his safe return. Minsters agreed that all security organisations across the country  [ Read More ]

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London – 16/04/2014 A Press Conference took place Tuesday the 15th of April 2014 at the Libyan Embassy where the Cultural Attaché, Dr Abdelbasit Gadour, has announced the launch of the ‘Libya Higher Education and Development Forum: A Vision of the Future’ taking place on 5th – 6th of June 2014, London. This was in the presence of a number  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Apr - 16 - 2014 0 Comment
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NEW YORK, April 15 (KUNA) The Security Council on Tuesday “condemned in the strongest terms” the attack against the Jordanian diplomatic convoy in Tripoli, Libya, earlier in the day which resulted in the abduction of the Jordanian Ambassador and injury of his driver. The Council expressed its “deep concern” at this attack, called for the immediate release of the Ambassador  [ Read More ]

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LONDON Tue Apr 15, 2014 A tanker is due to load 1 million barrels of crude on Tuesday from Libya’s reopened Hariga port, its first export shipment since a deal to end months of closures at its main oil terminals, the National Oil Corp. (NOC) said. The outages have raised supply concerns on global markets and helped support the price  [ Read More ]

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By Ashraf Abdul Wahab Tripoli, 15 April 2014 The Ministry of Interior has unveiled new plans to boost security in Benghazi, including the provision of CCTV cameras and equipment to detect explosives and weapons. Speaking at a press conference on Sunday, acting Interior Minister Saleh Maziq called on Ministry employees to use all resources at their disposal and redouble efforts  [ Read More ]

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By Muttaz Ali Tripoli, 15 April 2014 The General National Congress has accepted the resignation of Nuri Elabbar as chairman of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC). At its morning session today, it appointed the deputy chairman, Emad Al-Saih, as the organisation’s new head. Elabbar resigned as chairman at the beginning or March, refusing to give reasons, although at the  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Apr - 15 - 2014 0 Comment
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15 April 2014 The Jordanian ambassador to Libya has been kidnapped in the capital Tripoli, in an attack that left his driver wounded, officials say. Libya’s foreign ministry confirmed the kidnapping to the BBC, adding that the driver was in hospital. The Jordanian embassy in Tripoli also confirmed the attack, but it is unclear who was behind it. Libya has  [ Read More ]

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Mon Apr 14, 2014 By Julia Payne Libya opened the trial of deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi’s sons and dozens of his ex-officials on Monday in a test of its transition to democracy, but it was quickly adjourned as some of the investigations had not been completed. Neither son, Saadi Gaddafi and Saif al-Islam, was in court at Tripoli’s Al-Hadba prison,  [ Read More ]

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14 April 2014 Crude oil prices rose in early Monday trading amid tensions in Ukraine, but fell again after Libyan protesters ended their occupation of an oil port. The price of Brent crude futures briefly rose above $108 a barrel, but later fell back to $107.30. Libya’s state oil firm said the port of Zawiya and its refinery had reopened  [ Read More ]