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Flights Resume at Sabha Airport

Flights to and from the southern city of Sabha have resumed, with the first journey carrying pilgrims back from Saudi Arabia. All security measures are said to be in place at the airport, supported by the Libyan army to prioritise the safety of travellers and staff. Transport Minister, Abdel-Qader Mohamed Ahmed Al-Ayib (pictured), told Marcopolis that […]

Al-Arusi Announces New Refinery

By John Lee. Libya plans to increase its oil refining capacity and to develop petrochemical industries that generate jobs, according to a report from AFP. Minister of Oil and Gas, Dr. Abdulbari Alarusi [Al Arusi] told the agency: "Libya imports 70 percent of its fuel needs, something which is not normal for a country which […]

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 […]