News

Libya, Chad discuss electronic link to facilitate labour movement

The Minister of Labour and Rehabilitation, Ali Al-Abed, met in Tripoli on Thursday, the Chadian Minister of Public Employment and Labour, Abdoulaye Ambadou Ambami, and his accompanying delegation.

During the meeting, Al-Abed reviewed the results of the conference of labour ministers of Cen-Sad Community member states, which was held in Tripoli last November, noting the importance of holding it periodically to ensure coordination between the countries of the Community in the fields of work, rehabilitation and vocational training.

Economy

Aoun calls for African unity on energy and infrastructure

Mohamed Aoun, the Minister of Oil and Gas, has called for African nations to come together and form a unified front in the areas of gas, electricity, water, roads, and railway networks.

In an interview with the Algerian News Agency, Aoun said that doing so would ensure the interests of the African countries, as well as the interests of other nations.

Sports

Libya qualifies for group stage in AfroBasket

Libyan national basketball team has qualified for the group stage of the African Championship qualifiers, as part of the second leg of the first round of the AfroBasket 2025 qualifiers in the Tunisian city of Monastir.

This came at the expense of the Moroccan team, as the two teams in Tunisia tied in the first leg with a score of (75-75) and the Libyan team won in the return match (71-63).

Thus, the Libyan national team returns to the African Elimination group stage after an absence of 4 years, ensuring a place in the second group along with Cape Verde, Nigeria and Uganda.

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

Education minister commits to educational reform, teacher skill development

Minister of Education Musa Al-Maqrif pledged to work on reforming educational programs and updating curricula in Libya, developing teachers, and enhancing their teaching and digital education skills. 

The Minister's remarks came during his address before the National Committee for Education, Culture, and Science at the Maghreb Regional Forum on Digital Transformation in Education in Tunisia.

The event convened under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Tunisian Ministry of Education.

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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Libyan-Saudi talks on media cooperation

The Minister of State for Communication and Political Affairs, Walid Al-Lafi, has discussed with the Saudi Minister of Information, Salman Al-Dosari, ways of cooperation

Egyptian medical recruits arrive in Libya

The Minister of Health, Ramadan Abu Jinnah, has received a team of 50 Egyptian medical professionals to provide healthcare services in the southern region. 

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