Libya's eastern authority bans women
BBC NewsLibya's eastern authority bans women travelling soloBBC NewsMilitary officials controlling eastern Libya have banned women under 60 from travelling abroad on their own. The ban is said to be for "national security reasons" and not driven by religious ideology. BBC North Africa correspondent Rana Jawad says it ...and more »
Posted on 20 February 2017 | 10:31 am
Eastern Libya ban women from traveling
Middle East EyeEastern Libya ban women from traveling without male guardianThe Daily ProgressBENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Eastern Libyan authorities have issued a ban forbidding women from traveling outside the country without a male guardian, sparking mockery. The decision was issued Thursday by the Libyan Chief of Staff Abdel-Razek al-Nadhouri, ...East Libya issues women travel ban over alleged spyingMiddle East EyeLibyan females barred from traveling abroad unguardedAl-ArabiyaImmobilized: Travel ban traps women in eastern LibyaAl-BawabaLibyan Expressall 5 news articles »
Posted on 20 February 2017 | 7:36 am
Libya PM convoy comes under fire, no
FRANCE 24Libya PM convoy comes under fire, no wounded: unity govtNews24Tripoli - The convoy of Libya's contested unity government chief, Fayez al-Sarraj, came under gunfire in Tripoli on Monday, without causing any casualties, his administration said. "The convoy of GNA (Government of National Accord) chief Fayez al-Sarraj...Convoy with head of Libyan UN-backed government shot at, no-one hurtReutersLibya PM convoy hit by 'intensive gunfire' in TripoliFRANCE 24Libya PM's convoy comes under fire in assassination attemptMiddle East EyeAljazeera.com -Scroll.inall 17 news articles »
Posted on 20 February 2017 | 7:30 am
Libya: Prime Minister Survives Assassination
Libya: Prime Minister Survives Assassination AttemptSTRATFORThe head of Libya's U.N.-backed Government of National Accord, Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, survived an assassination attempt in Tripoli on Feb. 20, the Libya Observer reported. Armed assailants opened fire on the prime minister's motorcade ...
Posted on 20 February 2017 | 6:21 am
Nigeria to evacuate 230 nationals from
Premium TimesNigeria to evacuate 230 nationals from Libya, EUPremium TimesWhile the Federal government has warned Nigerian about entering Libya illegally due to the persecution of black immigrants in the country, which is a popular transit point for many Africans seeking better lives in Europe, it has intensified efforts at ...More Nigerians to return from Libya on TuesdayGuardianall 6 news articles »
Posted on 20 February 2017 | 5:08 am
At least 30 die as boat with 200 migrants
At least 30 people died Thursday when a boat carrying around 200 migrants bound for Europe sank in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya, the country’s coast guard said. “We have recovered 30 bodies so far and rescued dozens of people, with dozens ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:21 am
Boat packed with migrants sinks off Libya;
TRIPOLI: A boat packed with mainly African migrants bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday and officials said up to 200 might have died. A security official in the western town of Zuwara, from where the overcrowded boat had set off, said ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:03 am
Scores dead after boat full of migrants
Around 40 bodies found on boat and another 160 floating in sea around a kilometre from Zuwara, a port in western Libya Up to 200 bodies have been discovered floating off the coast of one of Libya’s main people-smuggling hubs on Thursday, in the latest ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:46 am
Islamic State’ Pretense and the Upcoming
Regardless of whether Arabs bomb Libya, or Western powers do so, the crisis in that country is likely to escalate, if not worsen, as history has amply shown. Another war is in the making in Libya: the questions are ‘how’ and ‘when’? While the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:37 am
Migrant crisis: Libya boats capsize off
Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized off the Libyan city of Zuwara, residents and officials say. The first boat, which signalled for help early on Thursday, had nearly 50 people on board. The second ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:02 am