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Ukrainian report: Russia shipped military equipment to Libya

Russia has reportedly moved military equipment from its naval base in Tartus, Syria, to the port of Tobruk in eastern Libya, according to the Ukrainian website "Express Defence".

The outlet, citing intelligence sources, disclosed that the operations occurred from April 4th to 8th. The equipment was transported by two landing ships from the Russian Northern Fleet, which had entered the Mediterranean Sea two weeks prior.

Economy

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

Minister of Education: I expect Libya to rank well in international index of educational quality

The Minister of Education of the Government of National Unity, Musa Al-Magarif, has expected that Libya would rank well in the international classification “Davos” for the quality of education.

Al-Magarif said, in a statement to Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper, that he understands the popular anger after Libya dropped out of the international classification in 2022, attributing this to the failure of those responsible for the Statistics Center at the International Forum to receive data and statistics of the educational process in Libya in a timely manner, and not for any other reason.

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

On the anniversary of the aggression on Tripoli

Falls on these days, the 5th anniversary of the aggression by gangs and mercenaries of the war criminal, the naturalized US citizen, and former US intelligence agent, Khalifa Haftar, on the capital, Tripoli. The aggression began on April 4, 2019, with secret and declared international support, and for which the criminal mobilized his barbaric forces and gangs that are void of any national or moral instinct, together with African and Russian mercenaries.

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Weather conditions to remain volatile

The National Center of Meteorology reported that the weather conditions will continue to be volatile over the next 48 hours in most areas of the west of the country, with

New Benghazi Airport project launched

The Municipality of Benghazi has announced the launch of the new Benghazi International Airport project in the Teka area, west of the city.

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