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Archive for March, 2014

Posted by admin On Mar - 31 - 2014 0 Comment

French bank Societe Generale paid a middleman $58 million in alleged bribes to secure almost $2 billion in business from Libya’s main sovereign-wealth fund during the final years of dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s rule, according to a lawsuit filed by the fund, the Libyan Investment Authority. The fund is suing Societe Generale in London for restitution of money lost in deals  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Mar - 31 - 2014 0 Comment

Victims’ spokesman Willie Frazer is tomorrow expected to meet with a delegation of Libyan victims’ groups in London. The spokesman for Families Acting for Innocent Relatives [FAIR] said he will meet the delegation in the Foreign Office, and again in Belfast in the Victims Commission office on Wednesday. He said compensation for victims of terror will be discussed. Last week  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Mar - 28 - 2014 0 Comment

Libya Herald Tripoli, 26 March 2014: Organizers of the Libya Build 2014 exhibition, ATEX, report that they have sold a record 10,000 square metres of outdoor exhibition space, selling out their availability two months prior to the event. “We are trying to accommodate further companies on our waiting list for over 500 square metres”, they report. Moreover, they report that  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Mar - 28 - 2014 0 Comment

Libya Herald Benghazi, 27 March 2014: A member of military intelligence was seriously injured today when a gang armed with knives attacked him this afternoon outside Hawari cemetery. Ramadan Suwaisi, who works in the Benghazi unit’s finance department, was stabbed several times by the group who appear to have followed him to the cemetery. Last night, just before midnight, another  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Mar - 28 - 2014 0 Comment

(Reuters) – Pakistani sea captain Mirza Noman Baig knew he was trapped when dozens of fighters armed with rifles boarded his tanker just off a rebel-held port on Libya‘s coast. A militia from the country’s restive east forced his crew to load oil onto Baig’s vessel, the Morning Glory, and demanded they escape the navy before the ship was stormed by  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Mar - 27 - 2014 0 Comment

Tripoli, 26 March 2014 – The United Nations Support Mission in Libya welcomes the decision of Libya’s General National Congress to commission the High National Elections Commission to hold supplementary elections for the Constitution-Drafting Assembly. The Mission hopes that this will be an adequate opportunity to bypass all the obstacles that have prevented holding the elections in several constituencies. UNSMIL believes  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Mar - 27 - 2014 0 Comment

Tripoli, 26 March 2014: The National Dialogue Preparatory Committee (NDPC), continuing its tour of Libyan cities, has announced further meetings in four towns in the Fezzan region. The Engagement and Participation Tour will kick off its southern tour in Sebha on 27 March and plans to then be in Obari on 29 March, Murzuk on 30 March and Ghat on  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Mar - 27 - 2014 0 Comment

Tripoli, 26 March 2014: The High National Election Commission will be instructed by the General National Congress (GNC) before the end of the month to hold elections for its proposed successor, the House of Representatives, Congress President Nuri Abu Sahmain has again pledged. Speaking at the two-day Arab Summit in Kuwait yesterday, he said that the House of Representatives would  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Mar - 26 - 2014 0 Comment

Tripoli Mr Abdulla Althni acting prime minister met on Tuesday 25th March 2014 with Mr Michael Aron the British ambassador to Libya. The meeting focused on discussing areas of cooperation between the two friendly countries and the best way to develop the cooperation.

Posted by admin On Mar - 25 - 2014 0 Comment

Libya’s third largest city has begun rebuilding itself as a secure place with a booming economy despite the lawlessness still affecting the country. Local investment in businesses and in huge construction projects like a shopping centre and new airport terminal have generated optimism. Misrata saw some of the fiercest fighting during the civil war. BBC