October 2020

Libya, Malta sign MoU in maritime, aviation transport cooperation

October 28, 2020 - 21:29
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Libyan airports authority of the Ministry of Transportation of the Government of National Accord said it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malta in maritime and aviation cooperation.

The MoU outlined Wednesday the resumption of flights between Libya and Malta via Mediava airliner with certain measures, especially amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. It also included the need to register one of Libya's airliners in Malta.

Panama-flagged ship runs aground in Tripoli port, Egyptian crew rescued

October 28, 2020 - 20:15
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Tripoli port management said Wednesday that Egyptian crewmembers of LADY HALOUM, a Panama-flagged ship, were rescued after the ship ran aground in the port Tuesday due to bad weather.

The manager of Tripoli port, Musbah Al-Habibi, told Libyan News Agency in the capital that the ship, which is operated by an Egyptian crew, was still stuck at port but maintained good conditions as the weather got better on Wednesday.

Libya to resume sports gradually amid spread of Covid-19

October 28, 2020 - 19:40
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Libya's Youth and Sports Authority has announced the gradual resumption of sports activities across the country.

In a presss conference on Tuesday, the Head of the authority's emergency committee Hussein Al-Busaifi and his deputy Al-Mabrouk Al-Musrati revealed a 19-article protocol for sports activities to limit the spread of Coronavirus.

Russian spies in Libya to be released after Moscow-Tripoli deal

October 28, 2020 - 18:58
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) has agreed to release two Russian political operatives who have been jailed for more than a year, officials said, according to Bloomberg.

The deal between Tripoli-based GNA and Moscow was reached last week, four officials with knowledge of the negotiations - speaking on condition of anonymity because the agreement isn’t yet public - told Bloomberg, adding that the prisoners could be sent to Moscow within days.

Libyan Fatwa House calls for boycott of French products

October 28, 2020 - 15:13
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Libyan Fatwa House has called for a boycott of French goods in protest over President Emmanuel Macron's insults against Islam and the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him.

The Research Council of the Fatwa House issued a statement on Thursday calling all Muslims, consumers, and traders to boycott all French goods, including food and others.