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Approach to Refugees and Migrants “Must Change”

UNHCR and IOM joint statement: International approach to refugees and migrants in Libya must change On 3 July, more than 50 refugees and migrants lost their lives in an airstrike on the Tajoura Detention Centre in the east of Libya’s Tripoli. This week, we appealed to the European Union and African Union to prevent such […]

EU calls for an end to Fighting in Libya

Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the latest developments in Libya The shocking attack on the Tajoura detention centre that caused the death of dozens of refugees and migrants and injured many more, including children and women, is a stark reminder of how the war in Libya is […]

Dozens Killed in Attack on Detention Centre

By John Lee. An apparent air strike has killed up to 40 migrants at the Tajoura Detention Centre on the outskirts of Tripoli, and left some 80 people injured. According to BBC News, most of the dead are believed to be Africans attempting to reach Europe. The UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) has accused […]

Work Starts on New Soccer Stadium

A new football stadium for Tripoli: the groundbreaking ceremony for the National Stadium in the new sports park, which was designed by the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) took place on Wednesday 26 February 2014. The ceremony took place in the presence of the Libyan Prime Minister, Ali Seidan, the German Ambassador, Christian […]

Tajoura Road Blocked By Protesters

According to the Libya Herald, a road between Tajoura and the Suq Al-Juma district of Tripoli was closed two nights ago by people protesting the disappearance of a local man under mysterious circumstances. It remains unclear whether the man has been kidnapped or arrested, according to a local resident. The Libya Herald’s source added that […]

Zulal Provides Water System for Hospital

Zulal Water Technology (“ZWT”) has announced it has successfully commissioned an urgently required 300 m3/day seawater reverse osmosis water plant at the Tajura Cardiac Hospital (“Hospital RO Plant”) for the Libyan Ministry of Health. The Cardiac Hospital, which plays a critical role within the local healthcare infrastructure, found itself in an emergency situation when one […]

Tender to Upgrade Libyan Nuclear Facility

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) — No: TC-2013-4424-PM — to upgrade the nuclear research reactor at the Tajoura Nuclear Research Centre [Tajura]. There is an initial deadline of 30th June 2013 for expressing interest in this RFP. Please click here for further details.