August 2016

Agreement between Misrata and Tawergha can end bulky somber chapter of Libyan-Libyan conflict

August 31, 2016 - 23:13
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After long negotiations, Misrata and Tawergha signed in Tunisia Wednesday an agreement that will see the return of the displaced from Tawergha to their houses and the compensation for the damage done to both parties.

The agreement was signed by the heads of the dialogue committees of the two cities on behalf of Misrata and Tawergha municipalities.

Southern Petroleum Facilities Guard says will conditionally allow oil to pump

August 31, 2016 - 21:02
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Oil won’t be pumped out of the oil fields we control until the workers get paid the three-year-delayed salaries and until the health and housing facilities of the workers get improved, the commander of the Petroleum Facilities Guard in the south, Mohammed Khabasha said.

Khabasha told the press that they informed all the relevant authorities as well as the Presidential Council of the UN-proposed government about their demands, yet none replied.

Afriqiyah Airways plane vandalized in Mitiga airport

August 30, 2016 - 20:47
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The Afriqiyah Airways said one of its planes was vandalized in Mitiga Airport in Tripoli when it was preparing to transport 250 injured fighters of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos forces on Tuesday.

On Facebook, the airliner company said a group of people was seen vandalizing the plane in the Tripoli-based Mitiga airport by deflating the tires of the Airbus A330-300 on purpose, pointing out that the group’s aims were merely sabotage-oriented and against humanitarianism.

Al-Ghasri: Battle for sea district Jiza paves way for Sirte liberation

August 30, 2016 - 20:39
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The spokesman of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos military operation, Mohammed Al-Ghasri, said the end of the war on IS militants in Sirte is looming as the Misrata-led forces are now battling IS in a 2 km area, pinpointing that they seized the entire residential area (1) on Monday.

Al-Ghasri added in a statement on Tuesday that all the clashes are now taking place in some parts of the residential area (3) and the military-sea district, Jiza, which lies to the north of the residential area (1) and next to the residential area (3).

Sanallah: Presidential Council’s delay of NOC’s budget costs Libya an arm and a leg

August 29, 2016 - 23:25
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The Chief of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanallah, said Monday that he needs to receive explanation from the financial preparations committee of the Presidential Council of the UN-proposed government about the tardiness of providing the NOC’s budget, warning that their delay is harmful to the country’s economy with losses worth billions of dollars – over 10 million dollars a day.

Benghazi IDPs Association denounces silence of Presidential Council, UNSMIL regarding atrocities in Ganfouda

August 29, 2016 - 20:38
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The Benghazi IDPs Association has decried the silence of the Presidential Council of the UN-proposed government and the UNSMIL regarding the airstrikes and bombardment on Ganfouda district in particular, and Benghazi in general.

How to distinguish Muslim Brotherhood followers in Libya according to Dignity Operation's latest bizarre criteria

August 29, 2016 - 12:47
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According to Dignity Operation fans, opponents to Khalifa Haftar are ISIS supporters, Al-Qaida members and Muslim Brotherhood affiliates. In addition, western countries which refuse to support Dignity Operation and its leader Khalifa Haftar, as Egypt and the UAE are doing now, are members of the international network of Muslim Brotherhood.