News

Virginia Federal Court refuses to hear Haftar’s case

The Head of Libyan-American Alliance, Issam Omeish, has revealed that a decision had been issued by Virginia Federal Court, Judge Leonie Brinkema to refuse to continue hearing the cases filed against Khalifa Haftar.

In a statement on his official Facebook account, Omeish expressed his astonishment at this decision issued on Friday, describing it as surprising and unexpected.

According to Omeish, the judge refused the case considering that it does not fall under the scope of the Torture Victims’ Protection Act TVPA. 

Economy

Libya's economy sees hope as oil prices soar past $90

Optimism prevails in Libyan economic circles amid significant increases in Brent crude prices, surpassing $90 per barrel. These developments offer a glimmer of hope for the recovery of Libya's economy, stakeholders say.

In this context, economic expert Atiya Al-Fitouri told "Al-Araby Al-Jadeed" that Libya's oil production recovery is accompanied by a global rise in oil prices, reaching around $91 per barrel, emphasizing the importance of leveraging these revenues.

Sports

Libyan Premier League back in action, matches resume next Thursday

The Libyan Premier League is set to resume action next Thursday as it gears up for the sixth round of matches in both the first and second groups. 

In the first group, the key match pits traditional rivals Ahli Benghazi against Al-Nasr in Benghazi. 

Meanwhile, the clash between Al-Ittihad and Abouslim takes centre stage in the second group, with Al-Ittihad eyeing a third-place finish to secure their spot in the championship playoffs, while Abouslim aims to climb up the standings.

Variety

Ethiopian migrant tortured in Libya, mother's fundraising plea for $15,000 ransom

The "Refugees in Libya" Facebook page, dedicated to monitoring violations against migrants and refugees, has shared disturbing footage of torture and beating inflicted upon a migrant in the city of Bani Walid in order to force his family into paying a ransom for his release.

The promoters of the video clarified that the young man, named "Samuel Harrison," aged 29, hails from Ethiopia. His mother received a call in February from his captors informing her that he was being held in Bani Walid for a ransom of $15,000.

Education

42 new schools to be available across Libya in April May

The Head of the Administrative Centers Development Authority, Ibrahim Takita, announced the delivery of 207 schools as part of the project to complete the suspended projects, pointing out that 42 new schools will be delivered during the months of April and May: 18 schools in April, and 24 in May.

This came during a meeting held by Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah at the office of the Center for Educational Curricula and Educational Research with the Minister of Education, Musa Al-Magaryef, in the presence of the Undersecretary of the Ministry and the directors of the departments and centers affiliated with the Ministry.

Health

Tripoli to organize International Conference on ophthalmology next May

Tripoli Eye Hospital will organize a scientific conference next May with the participation of a number of specialists and doctors from Libya and a number of Arab and foreign countries.

The Director of the Eye Hospital in Tripoli, Rania Al-Khoja, said in a statement to the Libyan News Agency, that the scientific conference will be held on May 9-10, with the participation of a number of specialists and doctors from India, Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan, Algeria, and an elite group of Libyan ophthalmologists.

Opinions

Revolution’s Intruders (parasites)

“The outset is for all; resilience is for the truthful.”
                       Dostoevsky  

Not everyone who joined the revolution against the oppressive authority, supported it, and did what he could to end this tyranny, is truly rebelling against injustice, oppression, and the absence of justice, based on a firm belief and firm faith in the necessity of change, after despair of the feasibility of any reforms in power, and that all paths have become blocked. Hence, the revolution becomes inevitable.

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