Gulf Times - Libya
Qatar, Libya sign pact on military training

Qatar, Libya sign pact on military training

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah yesterday met with the Defence Minister of the Government of National Accord in Libya, Dr Salah Eddine al-Namrush, who is visiting Qatar.

UNICEF, WHO warn of vaccines shortage for children in Libya

UNICEF, WHO warn of vaccines shortage for children in Libya

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have warned of the acute shortage of vaccines for children in Libya, pointing out that many vaccination ...

Amir meets Libyan ministers

Amir meets Libyan ministers

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at his Amiri Diwan office on Monday with the visiting Minister of Foreign Affairs in Libya's Government of National Accord Mohamed al-Taher Siala ...

Pandemic threatens lives of millions of children: UN

Pandemic threatens lives of millions of children: UN

A report issued by the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef), UN World Health Organisation(WHO) and other UN bodies revealed that the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic threatens the progress that has been made over the past 30 years in the field of health services, which has become a major role...

Libya's UN-backed govt, rival announce ceasefire

Libya's UN-backed govt, rival announce ceasefire

Libya's warring rival administrations announced in separate statements yesterday that they would cease all hostilities and organise nationwide elections, a move widely welcomed by the UN and several countries.

Three migrants shot dead in Libya after failed crossing to Europe

Three migrants shot dead in Libya after failed crossing to Europe

Libyan authorities shot dead three Sudanese migrants trying to flee detention late on Monday, as they disembarked from a failed attempt to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, a UN agency said.

UN calls for comprehensive investigation in Libya mass graves

UN calls for comprehensive investigation in Libya mass graves

The Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres called for conducting a comprehensive and transparent investigation after finding mass graves in Libya ...

US considers sending `training' unit to Tunisia amid North Africa tensions

US considers sending `training' unit to Tunisia amid North Africa tensions

The United States said it is considering deploying a Security Force Assistance Brigade in Tunisia for training, as part of its assistance program with the North Africa country, amid concern over Russian activity in Libya.

Libyan forces aligned with Tripoli gov't capture key air base

Libyan forces aligned with Tripoli gov't capture key air base

Forces aligned with Libya's internationally recognised government took control of an air base south-west of Tripoli on Monday after a sustained assault, in what could be their most significant advance for nearly a year.

UN mission in Libya: 17 attacks on health centres this year

UN mission in Libya: 17 attacks on health centres this year

Seventeen attacks have been recorded since January against health facilities in Tripoli and its suburbs, the scene of deadly fighting for over a year, the UN mission in Libya said Friday.

Qatar condemns shelling Mitiga Airport, diplomatic headquarters in Tripoli

Qatar condemns shelling Mitiga Airport, diplomatic headquarters in Tripoli

Qatar has strongly condemned and denounced the retired Major General Khalifa Haftar militia's shelling of Mitiga airport in the Libyan capital

Libya says at least four killed in attacks on capital

Libya says at least four killed in attacks on capital

Libya's Government of National Accord said at least four civilians, including a child, were killed when rockets rained down on the capital Tripoli and its only working airport Saturday.