June 2019

Saudi Crown Prince says ready to support national initiative away from military solution in Libya

June 01, 2019 - 17:43
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj said he was looking forward to having a Saudi Arabian stance that doesn't make attackers and defenders equal and does help end bloodshed in Libya.

Al- Sarraj's media office said Saturday that Al- Sarraj met with the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) on the margins of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit on Friday/Saturday.

Al-Juwaili: Forces attacking Tripoli are gangs

June 01, 2019 - 16:54
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The commander of the western military zone of the Presidential Council's government Osama Al-Juwaili said Friday that the forces attacking Tripoli are gangs with different goals set by a myriad of parties.

Al-Juwaili told Al-Bayan newspaper - local media outlet - that what Khalifa Haftar and his gangs are doing to Tripoli is a barbaric act that aims at destroying political process.

Two people killed in cash-in-transit heist in southern Libya

June 01, 2019 - 16:28
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Armed robbers have killed two bank coordinators and made off with a large sum of cash in the southern city of Sabha on Saturday.

The two persons, who coordinate money withdrawal between the branch of National Commercial Bank and Sabha tribesmen, were murdered while en route to hand over the money to its owners.

Due to the liquidity crisis, Sabha tribesmen have adopted a system of cash withdrawal from the city’s banks through social coordinators to avoid bank congestion and fighting.