August 2022

Fezzan municipalities council urges GNU to convene emergency meeting on south situation

August 21, 2022 - 20:28
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Fezzan municipalities council has called in a statement on the Government of National Unity (GNU) to hold an emergency meeting on the situation in the south, conveying after a meeting in Sabha on Saturday ten demands to the GNU and the House of Representatives (HoR) nearly two weeks after the Bent Bayah fuel tanker truck explosion that killed 23 and injured scores.

Final exams for SEC kicks off across Libya

August 21, 2022 - 13:49
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Written By: MohamedAhmed
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The final exams for the Secondary Education Certificate (SEC) kicked off Sunday across the country.

112,956 male and female students throughout Libya are setting their exams for all major disciplines, scientific, literary and religious studies.

Minister of Education, Musa Al-Maqrif, reassured the students taking the exams that the questions would take into account the different levels, and would cover what has been studied during the school year, and the curricula used.

A girl dies of scorpion sting in southern Libya, raising alarm of health service conditions there

August 21, 2022 - 12:34
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Written By: MohamedAhmed

 A three-year old girl has died after being stung by a scorpion, in Tahala, north of Ghat, south west of the country.

 Tahala Health Center, stated that the girl was transferred to Ghat General Hospital in a critical condition, before she was transferred to several other health centers due to lack of doctors and unpreparedness of intensive care units.

US Congress at odds over implementing Foreign Aid Pilot Program in Libya

August 21, 2022 - 12:31
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

US-based Foreign Policy magazine has reported that the landmark US Foreign Aid Pilot Program, which was passed nearly three years ago, has hit a roadblock amid an impasse between Congress and the Biden administration over where to start funding these foreign aid programs.

The Global Fragility Act, passed by Congress in December 2019, was rejected by Democratic Sen. Chris Coons and Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, who objected to the US administration’s plan to begin Global Fragility Act pilot programs in Libya and Haiti.

Minister of State for Economic Affairs:  International agreements in Libya cannot be activated

August 20, 2022 - 22:17
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Written By: MohamedAhmed

 The Government of National Unity’s State Minister for Economic Affairs, Salama Al-Ghwail, has said that the political and institutional divisions taking place in Libya directly affect the signed international agreements, rendering them ineffective, especially in light of the varied areas of control.

Al-Ghwail described all the signed agreements as mere ‘ashes in the eyes’ as he put it, and that they cannot be activated in the absence of a genuine project.

Dbeibah: Liberalization of economy after February revolution hasn't been rationalized

August 20, 2022 - 22:05
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah confirmed that the economy was liberalized in some aspects after the February 17, 2011 revolution, but this liberalization was not rationalized, reaffirming the need to regulate and rationalize the relationship between the private and public sectors.

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