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Jordan to train 10,000 Libyan ex-rebels

Libya will send 10,000 former rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi’s regime to Jordan for training in order to integrate them into the interior ministry, a senior official told AFP. The two countries signed a memorandum of understanding for the training of 10,000 “thuwar” (revolutionaries), ministry spokesman General Abdelmonem al-Tunsi said. As per the text […]

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UAE ready to help Libya with skills and knowledge

The UAE is willing to help the Libyan government in anyway that it can, with skills or transfer of knowledge, as well as encouraging businesses from the UAE to invest in Libya. “Libya at this stage is in need of many things, and the UAE has specific skills we can offer,” Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash, […]

Libyan police forces to be trained in Turkish academies

Turkey has started negotiations with Libya to begin training the country’s police force, which is being rebuilt after Libya’s violent revolution that began in February 2011 and ended the 42-year dictatorship of Muammar Gaddafi. A delegation from the Turkish General Directorate of Security, headed by Deputy National Police Chief Ahmet Pek, traveled to the Libyan […]

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Libya’s government allocating $8 billion to reintegrate fighters into civil life

A Libyan government committee will help integrate former revolutionary fighters back into civilian life using $8 billion dollars allocated to it to get started, the committee head said Monday. Thousands of civilians took up arms against Moammar Gadhafi’s regime when protests took a violent turn in February. Disarming the militias have been a key struggle […]

Conflict over, 1.2million children to return to school in Libya

More than 1.2 million children return to school in Libya on Saturday, 10 months after evacuating classrooms because of the fighting during the country’s popular uprising. The conflict took a heavy toll on Libya’s education system, with schools closed, damaged and used for military and humanitarian purposes.Many children suffered deep scars from the violence and […]


EU helps to further stabilise Libya through support for education, administration and civil society

The European Commission has today adopted an assistance package for Libya to support the stabilisation and transition process of the country. The programme will strengthen civil society and public administration by providing training for experts and expertise through twinning with EU and Arab partners. It will also improve education in the country by supporting teacher […]


Libya: Over a 100 Surgeons to Hone Skills

More than 100 surgeons will enhance their skills treating gunshot- and blast-wounded patients in a seminar that will be held at the Abu Salim Hospital in Tripoli December 12 to 14. The training is being co-organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Libya’s Ministry of Health. Aziz El Bakush, the director […]