Tag Archives | Sebha

Thieves Target Sebha Airport

By John Lee. Libya Herald reports that a large generator has been stolen from outside the main building at Sebha [Sabha] Airport. Computers and printers were also taken last week. The airport has been closed for more than 18 months because clashes in nearby areas, with the military airbase at Tamenhint being used instead. (Source: […]

Libya Farmers Face Major Losses

Farmers in Libya’s south are reportedly suffering from major losses as a result of the continuing violence in Tripoli. An official at the Libyan Ministry of Agriculture in the southern city of Sabha [Sebha] told Anadolu news agency that farmers in the south usually transfer their produce to Tripoli, but the closure of Tripoli’s key […]

UN on the Situation in the South

The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Libya, Mr. Georg Charpentier (pictured), has expressed his concern about the effects of the clashes in the South which have led to the displacement of hundreds of families mainly within the Sabha area. Displaced families have been hosted by local communities which has added additional burden to households and […]

Radar Project Agreed

The head of the Libyan army’s air defences, Brigadier-General Juma Hussein El-Abani, has told the Libya Herald that the Ministry of Transport plans to implement a major radar project to monitor Libyan airspace. The project will begin with work at the radar station at Tripoli International Airport. In addition, a civil aviation information centre would […]

Conflicting Reports of Attack on Magarief

The head of Libya’s parliament, Mohamed Magarief [Magariaf] (pictured), was reportedly unharmed following an assassination attempt in Sabha [Sebha], 800km south of Tripoli. Libya Herald reports that gunmen fired at a hotel, understood to be the Fezzan, on Friday evening, injuring three of his guards. The President and members of a GNC delegation were present […]

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 […]

Turkish Airlines Launches Flights to Sebha

Turkish Airlines has launched its first flights to the Libyan city of Sebha. The flights will run three times per week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, in both directions. The airline already serves Benghazi, Misurata and Tripoli. (Source: Turkish Airlines)

Turkish Airlines Adds to Libyan Service

Turkish Airlines has added three flights per week to the Libyan airport of Sebha, starting from 7th October. Introductory round trip tickets from Istanbul to Sebha will be available from 249 Euros, including taxes and fees. Details of flights and times are shown below: