SOS Humanity, a German non-governmental organization (NGO), has accused the Libyan Coast Guard of violating international law during a rescue operation in the Mediterranean Sea.
In a statement Monday, the organization said that a Libyan Coast Guard patrol fired shots at its ship while rescuing migrants from three overcrowded boats.
The Coast Guard allegedly interrupted the rescue operation and fired live ammunition into the water, causing panic among the migrants.
The Brega Oil and Gas Company has assured consumers that there will be no fuel shortages during the holy month of Ramadan.
According to a press statement by the company's spokesman, Ahmed Al-Maslati, supply operations from the Misrata and Zawiya warehouses to the capital and its suburbs are proceeding normally.
"Any interruption in distribution was due to bad weather conditions and the difficulty of entering and connecting some oil tankers," the company's official added.
The Libyan Al-Sweihli club won the title of the Arab Club Volleyball Championship, which ended on Wednesday in Jordan, after winning the final match against the Qatari club, Qatar. Al-Sweihli was able to defeat Qatar by three to one: “25-21, 25-22, 22-25, and 25-20”.
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.
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.
The Ministry of Health has confirmed the formation of a committee to identify Libyan cancer patients receiving treatment in Tunisia, with the aim of providing them with treatment services inside Libya.
In a statement Sunday, the ministry indicated that the National Institute for Cancer Treatment in the Municipality of Sabratha had received its allocation of medicines to treat cancer patients.
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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