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2015-11-24 Messahel Reiterates Algeria's Support for Formation of National Unity Government in Libya
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel reiterated Monday Algeria's support "for the formation of a national unity government in Libya able to assume the missions assigned to it.

2015-11-24 Benevolent Libyan Offers to Bring 46 Gambians Back Home Publication of Ordeals of Gambians in Libya Bears Fruit
[Foroyaa] Foroyaa has been informed that its publication of the plight of Gambians in Libya who want to come back home has not been in vain. We have been reliably informed that long before the publication, a former Libyan Ambassador, who still considers himself a friend of the Gambia, Dr Ibrahim Abushariah, had gone about the detention centres in Libya and has facilitated the release 46 Gambians. He has taken them to a school where they are being looked after in preparation for repatriation to the Gambia, free of ch

2015-11-24 Messahel Receives Fayez Al-Sarraj, Candidate for Heading Libya's National Unity Government
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister for Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel received on Monday at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Fayez Al-Sarraj, candidate for the position of Head of Libya's national unity government.

2015-11-23 French Minister of Defence Exhorts Tunisia and Neighbouring Countries to Hold Summit On Libya
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Paris -French Minister of Defence Jean-Yves Le Drian urged, on Sunday, Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria, Niger and Chad, countries directly concerned by the situation in Libya, to hold an extraordinary summit on this country with the support of the international organisations and the United Nations.

2015-11-20 Cloud-Based News Agency Launched for Libya
[News24Wire] The Libyan Cloud News Agency (LCNA) - the country's self-proclaimed first independent newswire service - went online on Thursday following a launch event in Brussels.

2015-11-19 Rwanda Eliminated From World Cup Qualifiers by Libya
[Focus] Libya defeated Rwanda 3-1 to qualify for the next round of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. In a packed Nyamirambo stadium, the first 30 minutes of the game saw both sides attacking evenly

2015-11-19 Peace Agreement Proposed By UN, 'Foundation' to Resolve Libyan Crisis
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Maltese Foreign Minister William George Vella said Wednesday in Algiers that the peace agreement proposed by the United Nations to resolve the crisis in Libya is "a foundation" for the return of peace and security in the country.

2015-11-18 Photojournalist Goes Missing
[CPJ] New York -The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned for the safety of Mohamed Neili, a Libyan photojournalist missing since October 29.

2015-11-19 Libya's Neighbouring Countries to Meet in Algiers Early December
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria's neighbouring countries will meet in Algiers on 1 December to discuss the recent developments in the process for the political settlement of the Libyan crisis, announced Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel on Wednesday.

2015-11-18 Malta Hails Algeria's Role for Peaceful Solution in Libya
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Maltese prime Minister, Joseph Muscat hailed Wednesday, in Algiers, Algeria's role in the quest for a peaceful solution to the Libyan crisis.

2015-11-18 Messahel Extends Congratulations to UN Secretary General New Representative for Libya
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of Maghreb Affairs, the African Union and the Arab League Abdelkader Messahel sent a congratulatory message to the new Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Libya, Martin Kobler following his appointment, the Foreign Ministry announced in a statement.

2015-11-18 Dialogue, Only Solution to Achieve National Reconciliation in Libya (Taieb Baccouche)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Minister of Foreign Affairs Taieb Baccouche said, Tuesday, dialogue is the only solution to overcome the internal disputes in Libya, achieve national reconciliation and respect the will of the Libyan people.

2015-11-17 Warring Factions in Libya Show Little Regard for Civilian Life, Says UN, Reporting 'Gross' Rights Abuses
[UN News] Libya continues to be embroiled in political strife and deadly violence - with all parties committing possible war crimes amid multiple armed conflicts affecting several regions and contributing to a general breakdown of law and order, according to a new United Nations human rights report released today.

2015-11-16 Situation in Libya - Series of Meetings in Neighbouring Countries, Announces Messahel
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Several meetings on the situation in Libya are due to take place in neighbouring countries, including one in Algiers in the "few coming days," announced Monday Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel.

2015-11-16 Situation in Libya - Algeria Doesn't Support Any Side to the Detriment of Another
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra said Friday that Algeria doesn't support any side to the detriment of another."

2015-11-16 We Will Eliminate Libya, Vows Mckinstry
[New Times] Johnny McKinstry is hopeful that Amavubi will overturn the first leg deficit suffered against Libya on Friday when the two teams meet in the second leg of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifiers on Tuesday at Kigali Regional Stadium.

2015-11-13 Electronic Surveillance System to Be Installed Along Tunisian-Libyan Border - Defence Minister
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Berlin -"An electronic surveillance system will be installed along the Tunisian-Libyan border between Ras Jedir and Borj El-Khadhra," Minister of National Defence Farhat Horchani announced Friday in Berlin.

2015-11-13 Top UN Relief Official Welcomes Release of Aid Workers Held Captive for Months
[UN News] Two Libyan humanitarian workers affiliated with aid agencies were released on 7 November after being held captive for five months, the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the country, Ali Al-Za'tari, said today, welcoming their release.

2015-11-12 Leaders Divided at Europe-Africa Talks On Migrants
[Deutsche Welle] Political leaders at an EU-Africa summit in Malta remain divided over conditions for curbing a mass influx of migrants. Merkel said that a relationship with Africa includes aid but also 'clear demands and expectations.'

2015-11-13 IFJ Welcomes Unesco's Roundtable On Ethical Standards in Libya and Calls Media to Protect Journalists
[IFJ] The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has welcomed the four-day roundtable to enhance professional and ethical standards in Libyan media management organized by UNESCO in Casa Arabe Cultural Centre in Madrid from 26 to 29 October.

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