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Stabilization Facility will reach Tawergha, Ghat and Ajdabiya

Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), international community, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) representatives, met today in Tripoli for the 6th Board meeting of the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL), a multi-country initiative led by GNA and managed by UNDP. The Facility provides rehabilitation of critical infrastructure and enhances the capacities of local authorities […]

3 Foreign Workers Kidnapped in Ghat

By John Lee. Two Italians and a Canadian are reported to have been kidnapped in southwestern Libya on Monday. The men, who were abducted on the road linking Tahala and Ghat, were working for the Italian construction company CON.I.COS (Contratti lnternazionali Costruzioni S.p.A). The company is currently working on a project to re-pave Ghat Airport […]

Turkish workers “trapped” in Ghat Airport

More than 450 Turkish workers have been stranded for five days at Ghat airport, apparently trapped by fighting between armed groups, according to a report from Libya Herald. Turkish broadcaster NTV said the 457 Turks were facing shortages of food and water, and it is claimed that armed men have seized the phones, cash and […]

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A Game-Changing Decision in Libya

By Padraig O’Hannelly. Libya has temporarily closed its borders with Niger, Chad, Sudan and Algeria, and has declared emergency law in the seven southern regions of Ghadames, Ghat, Obari, Al-Shati, Sebha, Murzuq and Kufra. As it attempts to exercise its authority over the whole country, the General National Congress has decreed that these areas are […]