News

Clashes in Libya's Al-Zawiya city leave deaths, injuries

Local sources from the city of Al-Zawiya reported that armed clashes occurred in which various types of weapons were used, leading to the closure of the coastal road near the Harsha Bridge.

According to the sources, the clashes broke out after two people affiliated to what is known as the “First Support Force of Al-Zawiya” were exposed to gunfire on the coastal road by a gunman belonging to an armed group affiliated with the Awlad Saqr tribe, one of the largest tribes of Al-Zawiya. As a result, one of them was killed directly, while the other died later in the hospital. 

Economy

Hawij discusses WTO membership and trade facilitation

Minister of Economy and Trade Mohamed Al-Hawij met with Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Tshung-Cheng Shin on the sidelines of the WTO Ministerial Conference in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

During the meeting, Al-Hawij discussed Libya's accession to the WTO and the potential benefits, particularly regarding trade facilitation. 

Al-Hawij highlighted the Ministry's ongoing efforts to develop trade policies in line with recent changes in international trade systems. 

Sports

Variety

Murder of several men takes place in Abu Salim in Tripoli

Identical sources from the Abu Salim area in Tripoli said that 11 people, including brothers, were killed on Saturday night, in what appeared to be a targeted killing operation, while the victims were present in a vacation house in the Al-Hadba Project area of the Abu Salim municipality.

Some sources described what happened as a "massacre," while they did not determine the reason for committing this crime, as it was not possible to obtain official information. Libyan social media circulated conflicting information about the incident since Sunday morning.

Education

Libya launches Full-Day School Project for first time

The Ministry of Education and Technical Education announced on Tuesday the launch of the Full-Day School Project, a first for Libya. 

In its first phase, the project will target 12 model schools in different parts of the country.

Education Minister Musa Al-Maqrif said at a press conference that the initiative aims to provide 800 hours of instruction per year to 3,300 elementary school students.

The project will commence by targeting a sample of schools in Benghazi and Derna and later expand to include all schools in the country.

Health

Minister of Health confirms availability of oncology treatment drugs inside Libya

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health Ramadan Abu Janah has confirmed the availability of oncology treatment drugs inside the country.

This came during a meeting of the security committee charged with monitoring the health sector, which was chaired by the Minister of Health to follow up and address the obstacles facing the file of oncology patients.

Opinions

Fragile Hopes in a Tumultuous Libya: From Abu Salim's Tragedy to a Nation on the Brink

Introduction: In the labyrinth of Libya's ongoing turmoil, the fragility of security and the volatility of political dynamics are starkly revealed. Recent events have cast a shadow over Tripoli, unveiling the depth of the nation's distress. This article delves into these critical issues, from the massacre in Abu Salim to the fluctuating regional alliances, the uncertain political horizon, and the crumbling economy, as Libya approaches the crucial juncture of Ramadan.

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