Libya

Volume of trade exchange bet. Egypt, Libya reaches $1.7B in 2023

Mon, 05 Feb 2024 - 03:12 GMT

During the first 11 months of 2023, the value of Egyptian exports to Libya increased to record $1.6 billion, compared to $1.1 billion during the same period in 2022, an increase of 48 percent

Egyptian FM heads to Brussels to discuss with EU joint cooperation, regional crises

Sun, 21 Jan 2024 - 01:14 GMT

The minister will discuss Gaza War, armed conflict in Sudan, civil war in Libya, sovereignty breach in Somalia, and security in the Red Sea.

Libyan Parliament criminalizes travel of Israeli aircraft, ships through its territory

Mon, 01 Jan 2024 - 06:56 GMT

The new amendments criminalize the travel to and from the Palestinian territories occupied by the Israeli entity or establish any contacts or relations with persons affiliated with the Israeli entity.

Egypt honors volunteers in crises of Gaza, Libya, Sudan

Sun, 24 Dec 2023 - 02:02 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabbaj honored Sunday the Egyptian Red Crescent's volunteers.

Libya’s House speaker meets head of Supreme Council of State in Cairo

Thu, 09 Nov 2023 - 05:54 GMT

Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, meet on Wednesday with the President of the Libyan Supreme Council of State in Cairo.

Former Libyan PM lauds Egypt's support in wake of Derna's flood catastrophe

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 - 12:59 GMT

Natural disasters often not only bring out the immediate challenges of relief and rehabilitation but also highlight pre-existing governance issues.

Egypt, Libya discuss reconstruction of Derna city

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 - 09:05 GMT

Prime Minister Dr. Osama Hammad meets with representatives of Egyptian firms in Libya to deliberate on the reconstruction plans for the eastern city of Derna.

Egypt participates in rescue, relief operations in disaster-hit Libya

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 - 10:05 GMT

As per directives issued by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to immediately provide support and humanitarian aid to the Libyan people, Egypt is taking part in the rescue and relief operations and efforts to recover bodies in flood-hit areas where thousands of people died.

Egyptian, Albanian FMs confer over economic cooperation, regional issues

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 - 01:19 GMT

On the sidelines of the UNGA, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met his Albanian counterpart Igli Hasani, expressing hope to build upon the outcomes of the Albanian prime minister's visit to Egypt in 2021.

Confirmed figures: 87 killed by Libya's Storm Daniel, 291 missing

Mon, 18 Sep 2023 - 11:31 GMT

The minister confirmed that the bodies of the dead had been retrieved by Egypt in collaboration with Libyan authorities.

Egyptian students returning from flood-stricken Libya exempted from tuition fees

Sat, 16 Sep 2023 - 01:33 GMT

The Ministry extended sincere condolences to the families of the Egyptian victims who died as a result of floods that struck the Libyan state.

Egypt continues offering humanitarian assistance to storm-hit Libya

Fri, 15 Sep 2023 - 10:12 GMT

The General Command of the Armed Forces issued directives to load tons of humanitarian aid, subsistence materials, relief crews, as well as ambulances and large numbers of engineering equipment on a Mistral helicopter carrier to be sent by sea to storm-hit Libya.

Egypt calls citizens to stay away from flood-stricken Derna to avoid spread of epidemics

Fri, 15 Sep 2023 - 09:58 GMT

Due to the increasing death toll, the Libyan morgues were overwhelmed to the extent that some social media users posted video footage for dead bodies lying on the streets. Meanwhile, some mass graves were dug to bury other victims.

Libya asks for Egypt’s help to prevent spread of disease resulting from decomposition of corpses

Fri, 15 Sep 2023 - 09:40 GMT

In comments to “Cairo News” on Thursday evening, Abdel Jalil said: “We want to benefit from the experience of the Egyptian Ministry of Health regarding the measures taken to prevent the rapid spread of epidemics. Egypt is one of the closest countries to us. If experts in the field of [preventing] the spread of infection are available, they can visit the city of Derna.”

Egyptians perform absentee funeral prayer for victims of Moroccan, Libyan disasters

Fri, 15 Sep 2023 - 09:18 GMT

The official page of Al-Azhar Institution, the top Sunni Islamic body in Egypt, changed the official cover photo and profile picture on its official Facebook page in solidarity with the victims of the Moroccan earthquake and Libyan flood disaster.

Egypt’s FM Shoukry receives phone call from Blinken

Thu, 14 Sep 2023 - 09:38 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received on Thursday a phone call from his US counterpart Antony Blinken, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said.

Egyptian government details assistance provided to Egyptian victims of Libya's Storm Daniel

Thu, 14 Sep 2023 - 11:59 GMT

The Tobruk Coastal Security Administration announced, Tuesday, the arrival of the bodies of 145 Egyptians to the Tobruk morgue.

UK to offer £1 mln. initial package of aid to Libya in response to devastating floods

Thu, 14 Sep 2023 - 11:44 GMT

British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly has announced an initial package worth up to £1 million to provide life-saving assistance to meet the immediate needs of those most affected by the floods.

Evacuation process for Egyptian expats from Libya is ongoing: Immigration min.

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 - 09:48 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Immigration Soha Gendi, affirmed on Wednesday that the evacuation process for Egyptian expats from Libya will be continuing until ensuring that all Egyptians have returned.

President Sisi orders Mistral helicopter carrier to serve as field hospital for Libya’s storm victims

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 - 09:39 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed the military, Wednesday to prepare a Mistral aircraft carrier to serve as a field hospital for the victims of Daniel storm that struck Libya.

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