News In Brief
News Roundup - Tue, Oct 18, 2016
Last Updated: 9:30pm
Eight Eritrean women enslaved by IS have turned themselves in to the Misrata-led forces of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos in Sirte, sources reported. The sources indicated that the eight women were used as “sex slaves” by the terrorist IS leaders.
The Chairman of the Libyan National Oil Corporation, Mustafa Sanallah, said Libya’s oil output is still suffering from a group of problems, pointing out that shutting off the pipelines of Al-Feel and Al-Sharara oil fields is the gravest issue for now.
The FIFA has rejected the Libyan Football Federation’s request to hold their national team’s 2018 World Cup qualifier match against Tunisia at the Algerian Ahmed Zabala Stadium in Oran.
A shipment of newly printed banknotes worth LYD400 million has arrived in Tripoli-based Mitiga Airport coming from Britain in a bid to ease up the current cash shortage in the country.
Four Libyan academic students were rewarded on Monday by the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE), which stated that the Libyan students were awarded for their educational merit and support for their local communities in Libya and North America.
The Chief of UN Mission in Libya Martin Kobler has called Libyans to form a unified army under the command of Khalifa Haftar, a statement that would worsen the political situations in the country and deepen division among Libyans.
A news report by Dhaka Tribune newspaper cited Bangladeshi Foreign Minister, Shahriar Alam, as saying that Bangladeshi nationals will be banned from going to Libya over security and safety reasons.
The Chamber of Libya’s Revolutionaries, a coalition of several armed brigades from all over the country, said it backs the return of GNC and its government to the political scene to repel attempts of reinstating dictatorship and tyranny in the country.