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Archive for May, 2015

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 26 - 2015 0 Comment

Hundreds of Libyan tribal leaders met in Cairo on Monday with Egyptian authorities hoping to enlist their help in preventing Islamist violence from spilling over their shared border. Islamist militants have thrived in the chaos of Libya, a North African oil producer that now has two competing governments backed by armed factions that four years earlier joined in an uprising  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 26 - 2015 0 Comment

Tunis, Tunisia – 25 May 2015 – As part of UNESCO’s regional projects that promote and support freedom of expression, a three-day practical training on basic standards of reporting was organized for eighteen (18) Libyan journalists from different media backgrounds. The training took place at the Centre d’Apprentissage et de Perfectionnement des Journalistes et Communicateurs (CAPJC) in Tunis from 20-22  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 15 - 2015 0 Comment

Tripoli, 14 May 2015: The Libyan government has published its version of the events that led Sunday’s attacks on the Turkish freighter Tuna-1,  which led to the death of one crew member and the injury of others. The government is insisting that contrary to Turkish claims, the master of the Tuna-1 was given four separate warnings before his ship was  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 12 - 2015 0 Comment

The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States of America reaffirm their strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and national unity of Libya, and to ensuring that Libyan economic, financial, and energy resources are used for the benefit of all Libyan people. A Foreign Office Spokeswoman said: “At a time when the  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 11 - 2015 0 Comment

Tunis, Tunisia – 07 May 2015 – Marking World Press Freedom Day for Libya, UNESCO Tripoli Project Office in partnership with the Women’s Empowerment Section of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), organized a roundtable discussion on Women, Media and Peace. Celebrating the fundamental principles of press freedom, the event highlighted the interplay between these different issues in  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 11 - 2015 0 Comment

The tragic loss of hundreds of lives in the Mediterranean since-mid April highlights the critical importance and urgency of addressing the issue of migrants in transit through Libya en route to Europe, as unseaworthy boats carrying migrants, asylum-seekers and refugees continue to leave the Libyan coast. Despite the escalation of conflict in Libya, migration flows into the country continue amid  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 7 - 2015 0 Comment

TRIPOLI – (Reuters) Libya has persuaded a foreign shipper to send a tanker to the eastern port of Derna for the first time since a warplane belonging to the official government bombed a Greek-operated tanker there in January, its state oil firm (NOC) said. Foreigner shippers have generally stayed away from Derna, a hotbed for Islamist militants, since a jet  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 7 - 2015 0 Comment

May 6, 2015 – Bloomberg The European Union is seeking authorization from the United Nations Security Council to take military action against boats used by human traffickers in the Mediterranean Sea, Libyan territorial waters and on Libya’s shores, UN diplomats said. The U.K., France and Spain, members of the 15-seat Security Council, are drafting a resolution that would give international  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 6 - 2015 0 Comment

06/05/2015 – Algiers Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Theni visited on Tuesday neighboring country Algeria with the aim to improve bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries in all fields and most so in bilateral security. The visit comes at a time when the Libyan army is making advances against anti-government and pro-terrorist militias that have controlled the capital Tripoli  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 6 - 2015 0 Comment

By Feras Bosalum and Ayman al-Warfalli – May 5 (Reuters) All crude flows to Libya’s Zueitina port have stopped after protesters demanding jobs blocked a pipeline, forcing the closure of several eastern oilfields, oil officials said on Tuesday. State oil firm NOC confirmed the port closure, reported by Reuters on Monday, but did not specify the impact on production. The  [ Read More ]