Human Rights Watch called on Wednesday for an independent inquiry to review failings in Libyan authorities’ management of catastrophic flooding in eastern Libya in September 2023, saying the floods caused widespread destruction, with whole neighborhoods flushed away and thousands of people killed.
The associate Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch, Hanan Salah, said there is a good reason to believe that the storm would have been far less deadly had the authorities responded to the danger signs by evacuating people living in the flood zone.
The Minister of Economy and Trade of the Government of National Unity, Mohammed Al-Hawij, has participated in the 39th meeting of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Co-operation of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC), in Istanbul, headed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in the presence of the Ministers of Economy, Trade and Industry, and representatives of member states.
The meeting touched on the developments of the global economic situation, in addition to a number of topics and files of common interest, and strongly condemned the terrorist attack against the Palestinian people.
Abu Salim football team won 1-0 against the Angolan Sagrada Esperança team at 19 May 1956 Stadium in Algeria on Sunday evening in the second round of the second group of the CAF Confederation Cup.
The only goal of the match was scored by Abdelmonem Okasha. With this result, Abu Salim won its first match in the group stage, bringing the team’s tally to three points from two matches.
Head of the Authority for Search and Identification of Missing Persons, Kamal Al-Siwi, has cautioned that their operations may be jeopardized if they do not receive adequate funding to respond in the flood-affected regions.
In a press statement, Al-Siwi noted that despite the lack of financial resources, their teams are still providing services in Derna, which was severely impacted by the floods.
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Imran Al-Qaib met on Sunday with the Bosnian Ambassador to Liya, Nermin Misnovic, to discuss cooperation in the field of higher education between the two countries.
Al-Qaib presented during the meeting a draft memorandum of understanding for cooperation to be studied by the Bosnian side.
The proposal includes dispatching campus assistants, faculty members, outstanding students, and rare medical specialities students to universities of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah attended a ceremony on Saturday to mark the reopening of the Misrata Golden Clinic Complex after undergoing maintenance work.
In his address, the PM deemed the development a crucial step towards
reforming the "dilapidated" health sector, noting that 27 health facilities have been developed across various cities, including new sections and intensive care rooms.
The Misrata Golden Clinic Complex had been out of operation for over a decade, but now it has been restored with all its historical significance, the Dbeibah said.
Certainty and inevitability of the victory of the Palestinian resistance over the occupier is not a guesswork, a bet that has a share of chances of victory, or out of desire or wishes. Rather, it is a fact recorded by the experiences of the struggling peoples, who made sacrifices and presented their children on the altar of freedom, and history recorded this in the clearest way, on its pages and its most beautiful lines, its bravery, and heroism until it achieved glory and snatched its freedom and independence from the fangs and claws of the colonialists.
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