News

UNSMIL urges for investigating death of Libyan political activist in a Benghazi prison

The United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL) said it was deeply saddened by the death of Libyan activist Siraj Dughman while in custody at Rajma military camp – which is in eastern Libya under the control of Khalifa Haftar’s forces. UNSMIL urged authorities to conduct a transparent and independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death.

Economy

Minister of Economy invites French firms to invest in Libyan energy, oil and gas sectors

The Minister of Economy and Trade, Mohammed Al-Huweij, discussed with the French ambassador to Libya, Mostafa Mihraje, aspects of economic and trade cooperation between the two countries, discussing in a meeting held in Tripoli establishing and rebuilding the role of the joint Libyan-French Chamber of Commerce to facilitate trade exchange and overcome all difficulties facing business owners in both countries.

Sports

North Africa Classic Car Show

The first show for classic car owners in North Africa was held in Tripoli by Tripoli Classic Car Club, in the presence of the mayor of the central municipality of Tripoli, the ambassadors of Algeria and Mexico in Libya, and classic cars fans.

 More than 50 cars and motorcycles from Libya, Tunisia and Algeria participated in the show.

Variety

Authorities raid a Benghazi cryptocurrency hub

The Security Directorates Support Apparatus in eastern Libya announced the seizure of more than 1,000 Bitcoin mining devices in Benghazi, saying that the mining hub that was located in eastern Al-Salmani area contained more than 1000 devices for mining cryptocurrencies, which were earning approximately $45,000 per month.

The Apparatus indicated that the raid on the place resulted in the confiscation of all existing devices, internet and electricity equipment that were damaging the electrical network, stressing that efforts were ongoing to find those responsible for this illegal activity to bring them to justice.

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

State of emergency declared in Kufra as displaced population brings disease outbreak

The Director of Kufra Teaching Hospital, Ismail Al-Ayda, has expressed concern about the spread of infectious diseases among displaced individuals arriving from Sudan to Kufra. He noted that the Ministry of Health has declared a state of emergency in response to this situation.

Al-Ayda described the health situation in the city as extremely critical, highlighting that a significant number of displaced individuals are suffering from infectious and potentially life-threatening diseases such as tuberculosis, AIDS, viral hepatitis, malaria, and various skin conditions.

Opinions

Six months have passed with advent of Eid al-Fitr, yet Gaza is in distress

Six full months have passed since the aggression on Gaza, half a year of genocide, killing, continuous fear and kidnapping of lives in unbearable horror. The Zionists, have treated the people of Gaza throughout this period with unspeakable brutality, so much so that they [Zionists] said one to another: Do not consider them human beings!

They left no mortal old man, no infant, no pregnant woman, no shelter, no relief convoys, no medical teams, no hospitals, and no patients in intensive care rooms.

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