Libya

Egypt’s FM receives UN Special envoy for Libya in Cairo

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 - 09:15 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will receive Abdoulaye Bathily, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya, on Monday at the headquarters of the Foreign Ministry downtown Cairo, announced the Egyptian Foreign Ministry in a statement.

EU committed to support enhancing Cross-border cooperation between Libya, Sahel

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 - 02:40 GMT

This is why a "Regional Conference on Cross-Border cooperation" conference was held on November 22-23 in Tunis, Tunisia.

Libya's Presidential Council head: COP27 held in safe and secure land of Egypt

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 - 02:26 GMT

Egypt hosts COP27 at a time when the world is increasingly moving towards division and conflict, "while the environmental danger reminds us that humanity faces common challenges that require the abandonment of differences, and unified and serious work to save the earth," Manfi said.

Egypt's FM, U.S. State Secretary confer over COP 27, regional issues

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 - 02:53 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry and U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken discussed in a phone call Thursday preparations for COP 27.

Egyptian, Algerian presidents agree on holding consultations on Libyan crisis

Wed, 02 Nov 2022 - 11:19 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met on Tuesday with his Algerian counterpart Abdel Meguid Taboun on the sidelines of the 31st Arab League Summit hosted by the North African state.

Arab FMs agree in Algeria on importance of holding Libya’s elections as soon as possible

Mon, 31 Oct 2022 - 04:03 GMT

During the awaited Arab League summit preparatory meetings in Algeria, officials agreed on the importance of holding Libya’s elections as soon as possible.

Egypt, Greece call on UN to reject energy exploration deal signed by Turkey, outgoing Libyan gov't

Sun, 09 Oct 2022 - 06:00 GMT

The agreement signed by the Libyan outgoing Government of National Unity and Turkey is null and void, the Egyptian and Greek foreign ministers said in a Sunday press conference, calling on the UN to take a “clear stance” on that cabinet.

UK amb. reviews with Libyan PM helping Libya with elections

Sun, 09 Oct 2022 - 12:10 GMT

Hurndall said last August in a meeting with the Head of Presidential Council Mohammed Menfi that working on a constitutional basis for elections was very important.

EgyptAir to re-open its office in Libya’s Tripoli

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 10:29 GMT

EgyptAir is completing the equipment of its office in Tripoli, in preparation for the return of its regular flights to the Libyan city of Benghazi, besides the operation of some internal special flights.

Libya announces eliminating terrorist Mahdi Dango who was involved in killing 21 Copts

Wed, 07 Sep 2022 - 08:05 GMT

Libya’s special operations force announced, on Wednesday killing the terrorist Mahdi Dango, who was involved in the Kidnapping and beheading of 21 Egyptian Christian workers that in the city of Sirte, in 2015.

Libya urges joint Arab stance in face of "exceptional" global circumstances

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 02:13 GMT

Libya’s permanent envoy to the Arab League Abdel Muteleb Edris has pressed for further action to reach a joint Arab stance toward what he calls “exceptional and difficult” global circumstances.

Libyan Crisis: UN chief deeply concerned over violence in Tripoli

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 02:26 GMT

Guterres, in the statement carried by Libya Al Ahrar, called for an immediate cessation of violence in Tripoli and urged the Libyan parties to engage in a genuine dialogue to address the ongoing political impasse and not to use force to resolve their differences.

32 dead, 159 injured in clashes between armed groups in Libyan capital

Sun, 28 Aug 2022 - 01:30 GMT

The Libyan Ministry of Health announced Sunday that the number of casualties caused by the clashes that broke out Saturday between armed groups in the capital, Tripoli, amounts to 32 deaths and 159 injuries.

Egypt calls upon all conflicting parties to end violence

Sat, 27 Aug 2022 - 10:56 GMT

Egypt also affirmed that there is a need to protect civilians and achieve calm in a way that preserves the Libyan people’s security, stability and capabilities and upholds the supreme interest, the statement said.

Egypt in contacts to reach urgent truce among clashing groups in Libya

Sat, 27 Aug 2022 - 05:30 GMT

Fierce fighting erupted in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, at the evening on Friday hours and lasted for several hours on the following day as the rival factions exchanged heavy fire and several big explosions occurred across the city.

Libya’s Presidential Council head affirms working with all political parties

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 - 04:40 GMT

Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Muhamad Al-Manfi, received, on Wednesday, the Acting Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, Rizdon Zeninga, to discuss developments in the political scene in Libya.

EgyptAir resumes flights to Libya's Mitiga airport after 8-year hiatus

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 05:43 GMT

However, the current flights are temporary.

Egypt transports on military jet Libyan blast patients to Cairo for treatment

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 04:16 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces declared Wednesday that a medically-equipped Lockheed C-130 Hercules jet had transported dozens of the injured in the fuel truck blast, that occurred on Monday in Libya's Bent Beih City.

US amb. to Libya thanks outgoing SASG Stephanie Williams for her efforts

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 01:52 GMT

The Libyan news agency quoted the US diplomat as saying that he thanked Williams for her efforts that pave the way for holding elections in Libya.

Egypt extends condolences to Libyan people over deadly fuel truck blast

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 11:32 GMT

Egypt has extended condolences to the Libyan people over a deadly fuel truck explosion in Libya that took place on Monday.

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