June 2022

German NOG ship rescues over 80 people in Libya's rescue zone

June 09, 2022 - 11:01
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The German NGO, Sea-Watch, says it has rescued 356 people from the Mediterranean during the past few days, 85 of whom were picked up near the Libyan coast.

Sea-Watch said that on May 29, it received a report regarding a boat in distress within Libya's search and rescue zone, with over 80 people onboard.

Libya signs Cooperation Framework with UN in sustainable development

June 09, 2022 - 10:59
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Minister of Planning Mohamed Al-Zaydani has signed a framework convention with the United Nations Resident Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs, Georgette Gagnon, for cooperation in promoting sustainable development.

The UN Office in Libya said the agreement aims to advance the sustainable development agenda in Libya and invest it in people.

"The UN aims to support a more peaceful and stable Libya where people and planet can thrive," the UN stated.

Dbeibah in Turkey to attend military exercises

June 08, 2022 - 20:49
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, Minister of Defense, Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, met with Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, in Izmir.

The meeting came on the sidelines of Dbeibah’s visit to Turkey to attend the military exercises in the country, where 25 other nations, including Libya, are participating, according to a statement by the media office of the Government of National Unity on its Facebook page on Wednesday.

Libyan 5+5 JMC holds meeting in Tunisia in presence of international stakeholders

June 08, 2022 - 20:11
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC) members attended a meeting Tuesday held by the security working group on Libya in the presence of co-chairs of the group from the UK, Turkey, Italy, France and African Union.

The meeting discussed monitoring the ceasefire, disarmament, demobilization and ways to move forward with the work of the JMC.

The UN Advisor on Libya, Stephanie Williams, stressed on Twitter the importance of ensuring that stability is maintained and that calm is preserved on the ground.