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News Headlines, Friday, March 01, 2024

Libyan PM meets with RSF commander Hemedti in Tripoli http://lyo.ly/5in7

 

Parallel government makes Benghazi port available for trade shipments to Niger http://lyo.ly/5in6

 

Guinea-Bissau President supports African efforts backing up holding elections in Libya http://lyo.ly/5in4

 

French military medical delegation visits Libya to discuss cooperation http://lyo.ly/5ims

 

Russia suspends gasoline exports to several countries including Libya http://lyo.ly/5imr

 

Economy

ConocoPhillips presents work program for Waha Oil Company

The US oil and gas company ConocoPhillips has presented an "ambitious and implementable work program" to increase production at Waha Oil Company during the current year.

According to a statement on the Ministry of Oil's Facebook account on Wednesday, the initiative was put forward by the company's delegation during a meeting with the Minister of Oil and Gas, Mohamed Aoun.

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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Oil spill at Zueitina Port contained

The Zueitina Oil Company announced on Monday that it had contained an oil spill at the Zueitina port on the Gulf of Sirte, 180 kilometers southwest of Benghazi.

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