UN Mission Encouraged By 'Step in the Right Direction' Towards Dialogue
[UN News]The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said today that it is encouraged by the positive response it has received to its invitation for a UN-convened Libyan political dialogue.
'125 Nationals Died in Libya This Year' - Sudan's FA Minister
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported that 125 Sudanese nationals have died in Libya this year.
Iran Supports Algeria's Efforts to Restore Peace in Mali, Libya, Stresses Ambassador
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Ambassador of Iran to Algiers Reda Amiri reiterated Wednesday in Algiers, his country's support to the efforts of Algeria for restoration of security and stability in Mali and reconciliation in Libya.
Passenger and Goods Traffic Declines in Ras Jedir Amid Tension in Nearby Libyan Cities
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Medenine -Passenger and goods traffic declined on both sides of Ras Jedir border crossing amid rising tension in the Libyan cities of Boukamech, Regdaline and Jamil located close to the checkpoint.
Benghazi Strives for Normalcy
[Magharebia]Benghazi -Benghazi residents are trying to restore normal life to their city in the areas liberated by the Libyan army.
Ras Jedir and Dehiba Border Crossings to Be Closed From Thursday At Midnight Until Next Wednesday
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The border crossings of Ras Jedir and Dehiba will be closed from this Thursday at midnight until next Wednesday, except for urgent and humanitarian cases.
Sadomba's Million-Dollar Deal
[The Herald]EDWARD Sadomba's latest transfer from Al Ahli Benghazi to Ahli Tripoli in the Libyan league has made him the highest earning Zimbabwe international footballer at the moment. But the former Dynamos talisman remains humble and has instead set his sights on succeeding in the 2015 Champions League campaign. Sadomba last week inked a $1 million deal to cross the floor from Benghazi to the Libyan capital and with a chance to return to the Champions League.
Strikes Against Libyan Cities Close to Borders - No Activity in Ras Jedir Border Crossing
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Ras Jedir -There was almost no activity in the border crossing of Ras Jedir on Tuesday afternoon after bombings against the Libyan cities of Boukamech and Ajilet located few kilometres from the border with Tunisia, National Army General Mourad Mahjoubi told TAP.
Tunisian Nationals Advised to Defer Travel to Libya Except in Case of Extreme Urgency - FM
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The Crisis Unit in charge of monitoring the developments in Libya has advised Tunisian nationals to differ travel to this country, except in case of extreme urgency.
Libya Activists Weigh in As Disorder Continues
[Magharebia]Benghazi -As the UN mission in Libya prepares to jumpstart a national dialogue this week, intellectuals and civil society groups are making their views heard.
UN Mission Calls On All Parties to Join Dialogue
[UN News]The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) today condemned the sharp escalation in violence in the country and called on both sides to cease military operations immediately and give political dialogue a chance.
French Defence Minister Urges Countries to Combine Efforts Against Jihadist Threat
[RFI]French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian made the appeal at a security conference in Senegal on Monday.
Foreign Ministry Calls for Caution Following Death of Two Egyptians in Libya
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Egypt's foreign ministry renewed on Monday its warning to all Egyptians residing in Libya, calling on them to avoid any conflict areas, a day after two Egyptians were killed in western Libya.
Stability of Mali, Libya Will Strengthen Fight Against Terrorism, Says Messahel
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -The stability of Mali and Libya will strengthen the fields of counter-terrorism action, said Sunday in Algiers Minister for Maghreb and African Affairs Abdelkader Messahel.
Kenyan Woman Stranded in Libya Dies
[Capital FM]Nairobi -One the 16 Kenyan women who have been stranded in Libya since November has died.
Weekly Summary - ICC Refers Libya to UN, BlĂ© GoudĂ© to Be Tried
[Hirondelle]Arusha -The International Criminal Court (ICC) this week referred Libya to the UN Security Council for lack of cooperation, and committed former Ivorian Youth Minister Charles BlĂ© GoudĂ© to trial.
Algeria Presses for Libya Dialogue
[Magharebia]Algeria is heightening diplomatic efforts to rally international support for a dialogue between warring parties in Libya.
Libya - Tens of Thousands Affected By Fighting
[PR Newswire]Geneva -Prolonged conflicts in Benghazi and the west of Libya have displaced tens of thousands of people inside the country. The ICRC has distributed emergency medical supplies to more than 20 hospitals and assistance to more than 22,000 displaced people since mid-July, either directly or through the Libyan Red Crescent and other local partners.
The Forgotten Displaced 'Just Want to Go Home'
[IRIN]Tripoli -"I am tired. I want to go back to my homeland in Tawergha [town in northern Libya]. Everything is bad: my room is full of water when it is raining and I don't have money... I just want to go home," Hamama Said told IRIN.
Libyan Crisis - Africa Has Not Failed in Its Responsibility, Says Lamamra
[Algerie Presse Service]Oran -Africa "has not failed" in its responsibility as regards the crisis in Libya, said Thursday in Oran Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra.