News In Brief
News Roundup - Thu, Oct 20, 2016
Last Updated: 5:40pm
The Libyan General Federation of Kickboxing has held a seminar in Al-Khoms city for the preparation of referees and coaches in the central region.
Sabha Mayor Hamed Al-Khayali said Libyan businessmen are smuggling the subsidized commodities outside Libya to Niger and Chad, adding that there are some brigades are doing the same on a regular basis.
Germany has sent special forces teams of navy frogmen into the Libyan coast in order to cut off the influx of arms to the IS militants in Libya. The Defense Ministry’s spokesman told the German News Agency Wednesday that the presence of the German frogmen is necessary to carry out compulsory inspection for ships that refuse to cooperate with EU’s Sophia Operation.
The Netherlands’’ ambassador to Libya Eric Strating said Wednesday that his country provided Libya with a million euros to assist in the demining works in Sirte so that the displaced families can go back to their houses safely.
The UN-installed Presidency Council has unilaterally rephrased the final statement of Libyan Army meeting and deleted classification of Khalifa Haftar as war criminal.