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Madagascar to Close Libyan Embassy

Madagascar is to tempoarily close its embassy in Tripoli due to lack of funds. The embassy was initially opened in 2005, but during revolution in 2011 most staff were evacuated to Tunisia; just the ambassador, an accountant and a translator stayed on until a year ago when the ambassador was appointed elsewhere. The accountant and […]

New UK Ambassador to Libya

Mr Michael Aron has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Libya in succession to Sir Dominic Anthony Gerard Asquith, KCMG, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Aron, who has been Acting Head of Mission in Tripoli since September, will take up his appointment in January 2013. Mr Aron joined the FCO […]

Taiwan May Re-Open Libya Office in 2013

Taiwan could reopen its representative office in Tripoli next year, reports CNA. But Lee Rem-loong, deputy director-general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Department of West Asian and African Affairs, also said that Taiwan has not yet formally contacted the Libyan government on the issue, due to the instability of Libya’s new government. (Source: CNA)

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Bomb explodes outside Tunisian consulate in Tripoli

A bomb exploded outside the Tunisian consulate in Tripoli on Tuesday, causing damage but no injuries, a Libyan security official said, the latest in a rash of attacks on foreign targets in the North African state. Resentment of Tunisia among remaining supporters of late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi may have been stirred by Tunisia’s extradition […]

Denmark Opens New Embassy in Tripoli

On Monday, Denmark’s foreign minister, Villy Søvndal inaugurated his country’s new embassy in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. It was his main activity during a brief 12-hour visit to the country where he also met with members of the Libyan interim government. In separate talks with the National Transitional Council chairman Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, and interim prime […]

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Ugandan Embassy in Libya to Re-open Soon

After the Ugandan embassy in Tripoli, Libya was temporarily closed due to the uprising that caused chaos in the country from mid February 2011, Ugandans in Libya as well as other people of different nationalities who may need to associate with Uganda have a reason to smile as the embassy is to be re-opened in […]

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Libya, Saudi Arabia to Restore Full Relations

Less than three months after the end of the conflict in Libya that ousted former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi after 42 years of rule, the Saudi Press Agency, ASP, has reported that Libya and Saudi Arabia have agreed to restore full diplomatic ties and exchange ambassadors. It follows a meeting on Sunday in the Saudi […]

Libya rejects reports of Israeli ties

Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs Ashour Bin Khayal has said his country will not allow the Israeli regime to open an embassy in the capital Tripoli. Rejecting recent reports over establishing an Israeli embassy in Libya, Ashour Bin Khayal on Saturday described the reports as sheer lies. Last week, Israeli-based daily Haaretz reported that the […]

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