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Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Apr - 13 - 2016 0 Comment

Tunis, 12 April 2016 – The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the UK co-chaired a meeting in Tunis to discuss how the international community can support the priorities set out by the new Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) to bring peace, security, stability and prosperity to the Libyan people. The meeting was attended by members of  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Feb - 23 - 2015 0 Comment

New York, 20 February 2015 – The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms today’s multiple bombing attacks in the eastern Libyan city of Qubbah, which reportedly left dozens dead. He expresses his deepest condolences to the families of the victims of these deplorable acts and to the Libyan people. These terrorist acts are an additional reminder that a political solution  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jan - 19 - 2015 0 Comment

“Some steps in the right direction have been taken during this week’s round of talks hosted by the UN in Geneva. This initial progress is a start and should be welcomed even if there’s still a long way to go. The participants have shown a constructive attitude and expressed commitment to finding, through dialogue, a peaceful solution to the crisisin  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Nov - 3 - 2014 0 Comment

Libya Herald Benghazi, 1 November 2014: The House of Representatives will move from its temporary home in Tobruk to Benghazi once the city has been secured by the military but not before, the spokesman for the house has said. Faraj Buhashem, the spokesman for the House of Representatives, told the Libya Herald that in accordance with the constitutional declarations made  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Apr - 7 - 2014 0 Comment

The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States welcome the agreement announced yesterday on the lifting of the blockade of oil exporting ports in the East of Libya. Our Governments congratulate Prime Minister Abdullah al Thinni and the Interim Government of Libya and their commitments to work together with the Libyan National Congress on these  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Aug - 29 - 2013 0 Comment

By Ahmed Elumami, Tripoli, 28 August 2013 The Presidency of General Staff has announced that it will send hundreds of soldiers for training abroad as part of plans to rebuild the Libyan armed forces. “It’s been agreed with Italy, Turkey and Britain to train ground army units for three months for each group,” spokesman of the Chief of Staff Colonel  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Aug - 7 - 2013 0 Comment

The Bride of the Mediterranean, and Her Groom By Deborah K. Jones, US Ambassador to Libya. US Ambassador Deborah K Jones As we approach the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan and the celebration of Eid Al-Fitr, I shall have been in Libya for just under seven weeks. During that brief period, I have had the opportunity to meet Libyans  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jun - 26 - 2013 0 Comment

25 June 2013 Libya’s national assembly has elected a man of Berber origin, Nouri Abusahmen, as its president. He won 96 votes out of the 184 cast in the second round of polling. His heritage is significant, says the BBC’s Rana Jawad in Tripoli, as Berber rights were denied during Col Muammar Gaddafi’s rule. The previous assembly president, Muhammad al-Magarief,  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Nov - 27 - 2012 0 Comment

November 2012  One of the images at the exhibition: Farshyia acrylic on canvas by Najla Shawket Fitouri During the 2011 uprising Libyans didn’t just fight with guns and risk their lives, they also expressed themselves through the arts. This art has been brought to London by two Libyan women Najlaa El-Ageli and Nessrin Gebreel whose mission is to bring it  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Oct - 29 - 2012 0 Comment

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