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Archive for December, 2014

Posted by admin On Dec - 30 - 2014 0 Comment

TRIPOLI Mon Dec 29, 2014 Libya’s recognised government has contracted a U.S. firefighter firm to help extinguish fires at storage tanks at the Es Sider oil port, a spokesman said on Monday. Work would start within five days, government spokesman Mohamed Bazaza said, confirming a statement on a government website. The value of the contract was $6 million, the statement  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Dec - 30 - 2014 0 Comment

BY AYMAN AL-WARFALLI BENGHAZI, Libya Mon Dec 29, 2014 Libya’s oil output has shrunk further after blazing oil tanks at a major terminal helped push world oil prices higher and put a strain on the country’s dollar currency reserves. Libya is surviving on a mere 128,000 barrels per day from fields connected to the eastern port of Hariga, an oil  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Dec - 23 - 2014 0 Comment

London – Press Office 23/12/2014 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II sent a congratulatory message to the Libyan people on the occasion of their celebration of Independence Day. In Her message the HM the Queen said: “It gives me great pleasure to send the people of Libya my congratulations and warmest greetings on the celebration of their National Day, together with  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Dec - 19 - 2014 0 Comment

  London – Press Office 19/12/2014 Cultural Mission at the Libyan Embassy in the United Kingdom organized on Thursday, 18.12.2014 a ceremony to honour 125 MA and PHD’s Libyan students graduating from British universities for the academic year 2013-2014 in all disciplines. The ceremony was at the Royal Geographical Society in London, and was attended by HE ambassador Mahmoud Nacua,  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Dec - 18 - 2014 0 Comment

17 Dec 2014 ‘Move from Reaction to Action’ with Practical Measures That Help Restore Order, Country’s Permanent Representative Urges 15-Nation Body The Security Council today heard a briefing by the Chair of its Libya Sanctions Committee, detailing steps taken to prevent the illegal diversion of arms, adjust its sanctions list and facilitate access to the strife-ridden North African country by  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Dec - 17 - 2014 0 Comment

17 December 2014 – The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is encouraged by the positive response to its invitation for a UN-convened Libyan political dialogue. The move by the parties to identify their respective delegations to the talks is a step in the right direction, reflecting their commitment to find a peaceful solution to the current political and  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Dec - 17 - 2014 0 Comment

BRUSSELS Tue Dec 16, 2014 The European Union is ready to consider sanctions, if necessary, on people obstructing a political solution in Libya, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Tuesday. The EU is backing attempts by the United Nations to bring rival parties in Libya together for talks. On Monday, the world body said the dialogue had been  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Dec - 17 - 2014 0 Comment

Tue Dec 16, 2014 African leaders on Tuesday urged western nations to act to resolve the crisis in Libya which has sent shock waves across the vast arid Sahel band and threatened to destabilise fragile regional governments. More than three years after a French-led NATO military action helped oust Libya’s longtime leader Muammar Gaddafi, two rival governments are competing for  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Dec - 17 - 2014 0 Comment

TRIPOLI Tue Dec 16, 2014 Libya’s oil production has fallen “significantly” this week after the two biggest oil ports, Es Sider and Ras Lanuf, halted operations due to fighting nearby, a spokesman for state National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Tuesday. Only Brega and Hariga oil ports, also located in the east, and offshore fields were still operating, NOC spokesman  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Dec - 16 - 2014 0 Comment

15 December 2014 The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL ) today condemned the sharp escalation in violence in the country and called on both sides to cease military operations immediately and give political dialogue a chance. “We consider the military escalation as a direct attempt to undermine the political dialogue efforts,” UNSMIL said in a statement on the  [ Read More ]