News Roundup - Sun, Jul 23, 2017

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News Roundup - Sun, Jul 23, 2017

July 23, 2017 - 16:03
Written by: NewsDesk

The Libyan Beach Volleyball Championship concluded Libya tournament on Friday in the coastal city of Zuwara, west of the capital Tripoli. The tournament that took off on Thursday was organized and sponsored by Aljazeera Sport's Club and under the auspices of the Libyan General Beach Ball Union. 13 teams from Zuwarah, Tripoli, Sabha, Zliten and Misrata participated the first phase of the tournament with the system of point collecting, awaiting the second phase that will take place in Benghazi in the coming period, while the final phase will be held in Misrata.

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The "Tripoli Movement" organized a protest in the Algeria square in central Tripoli on Saturday to denounce the aggression of Zionists on the occupied holy city of Al-Quds in Palestine. The protesters held banners condemning the repeated attacks on the Al-Aqsa Mosque. They also declared their solidarity with the Palestinian people in the face of the brutal occupation and the Zionist assault on the holy mosque.

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Dignity Operation air force conducted Sunday fresh airstrikes on Derna for the third consecutive day, leaving material damage to civilians’ houses but no casualties.

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has mobilized forces in Sirte and is preparing to repel a large scale and imminent attack from ISIS militants, spokesman for the Ministry of Defense, Brigadier General Mohammed Al-Ghosari, has declared.

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The management of Tobruk Water Desalination Plant said in a statement on Saturday that the of the operating materials needed to keep it active, in addition to the growing age of the plant that has gone nearly 17 years without carrying out any large-scale refurbishment.

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The National Oil Corporation announced the successful export of its third shipment from the floating oil terminal of Gaza in the offshore Bori oil field. The terminal was operated during the first quarter of this year, according to the company's page on Facebook, which added that the export operation was carried out by Libyan crews without any presence of foreign engineers as in the previous two oil exports.

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The Etihad Handball Team is continuing its ongoing external training camp in Tunisia in preparation for the final match of the 2016-2017 Libyan League to be held in Gharyan later this month. The 10-day training in Sousse has seen most players selected to play in the squad this season under the supervision of Libyan coach Abdel Salam al-Ahmar.

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A meeting of the reconciliation committee between Zintan and Mashashiya was held on Saturday in the Municipality of Hawamad in the Nafusa Mountain. The meeting was attended by members of reconciliation committees from different cities and regions, in the hope to keep track of reconciliation progress and to form further sub-committees to deal with the problems and security breaches that occur from time to time in the region.

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Al-Kufra security forces have arrested 60 illegal immigrants trying to infiltrate into the city and cross the sand barrier to the north of Kufra at the tri-border crossing with Egypt and Sudan. The border areas adjacent to Kufra are a transit point hotbed for smuggling and illegal immigration to and from Libya via a three-way border which extends for hundreds of kilometers.

 

 

 

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