July 2021

EU: Libya is a high priority for the EU

July 25, 2021 - 21:57
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Written By: RabiaGolden

The spokesman for the European Union (EU) in the Middle East and North Africa, Luis Miguel Bueno, reiterated that Libya is a major priority for the EU, which is staunchly and actively involved in resolving the Libyan crisis.

Bueno added, in a press interview, that there cannot be any military solution to the Libyan crisis, stating that the only solution to overcoming the crisis is through the political process and not by any military means.

Haftar loyalists launch his Libya president elections campaign

July 25, 2021 - 20:34
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Loyalists of Khalifa Haftar in eastern Libya launched a campaign to collect names and national identification numbers as well as electoral centers, numbers of people to vote for Haftar in the upcoming presidential elections in Libya.

A paper being circulated in eastern Libya and posted on social media showed people's personal information, which was considered by observers as an early sham December elections campaign.

Libyan athletes suffer losses in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

July 25, 2021 - 15:01
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympics 2020 welcomed Friday the Libyan squad along with 205 other teams from all around the globe, to mark the start of the biggest sporting event in the world, after a one-year delay due to the coronavirus.

The national team marched into the stadium raising the Libyan flag, while the show began with a mourning dance and a minute of silence in honor of the Covid-19 victims.

Ferocious Covid-19 wave in Libya sparks fear of Delta strain outbreak

July 25, 2021 - 14:33
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Written By: SafaAlharathy
Director of the Center for Disease Control, Badr Al-Din Al-Najjar

The Indian Coronavirus Delta variant, a highly contagious strain of the virus that originated in India, is believed to be responsible for the rapid surge in Covid-19 cases in Libya and the infection of more younger people in the community, says Director of the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Badr Al-Din Al-Najjar.

In a press statement, the NCDC Head indicated a substantial increase in Covid-19 cases and highlighted that many patients are relatively young.

Al-Ittihad defeats Olympic Al-Zawia 2-0, tops group B of Libyan League

July 25, 2021 - 14:29
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Al-Ittihad team has topped group B of the Libyan Football League after defeating Olympic Al-Zawia team 2-0 at the Tripoli International Stadium on Saturday.

Al-Ittihad will meet Swehli on Tuesday, but the results are of far less significance to the team after gaining four points and expanding the difference between them and their traditional rival Al-Ahly. The two teams will play in the semi-finals scheduled to take place on August.1.