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Sudan Summons Libyan Envoy

Sudan has summoned Libya’s chargé d’affaires to protest against claims made by a Libyan army official that Khartoum was supporting militias in Libya, reports Worldbulletin. A statement from the Sudanese ministry said: “Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Abdullah al-Azraq summoned the Libyan chargé d’affaires to officially deliver Sudan’s objection on media remarks made by a Libyan army […]

Libya Accuses Sudan of Arming Rebels

Libya has asked the Sudanese military attache to leave the country, following the interception of a Sudanese military plane loaded with ammunition at Kufra airport. The government said the plane made a refuelling stop in Kufra, and was bound for the Tripoli-Matiga airport, currently under Islamist rebel control. Amid accusations Khartoum was supporting Islamist rebels […]

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Sudan-Libya Agree Cooperation on Zakat

The Sudan and Libya have agreed to cooperate and exchange information on ‘zakat’, the practice of charitable giving by Muslims. Following talks on Sunday at the Zakat Chamber in Khartoum, the Libyian representatives said they were keen to benefit from the experiences of the Sudanese in this area. (Source: Sudan News Agency) (Zakat image via […]

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Agreement on Use of Nubian Aquifer

Libya, Egypt, Chad and Sudan have signed a strategic action plan to improve their management of water resources, and in particular of the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer. The aquifer, which lies below the four countries, is the largest fossil aquifer in the world. It covers 772,000 square miles at a depth of 1,600-2,500 feet under the […]

Sudan, Egypt, Libya Agree on Mining Cooperation

Sudan, Egypt and Libya have agreed to cooperate in the mineral resources sector, according to a report from China’s Xinhua. The agreement followed a meeting in Khartoum attended by the Sudanese Minerals Minister, Kamal Abdullatif; the Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Osama Kamal; and the Libyan Minister of Industry, Suleiman Ali Al-Fitory [Sulaiman […]

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 […]

Sudan, Libya to Cooperate on Mining

The Libyan Minister of Industry, Dr. Mahmoud Al-Fetaisi [Mahmoud Fetais, Al-Fteissi, Muhammad al-Futaysi] (pictured), has met with Sudan’s Minister of Minerals, Kamal Abdal-Latif, and the Chairperson of the Libyan Foundation for Mining, Ibrahim Obeid, to discuss ways of developing relations between the two countries in the field of mining. The two sides agreed to plan […]

North Darfur to Export 10,000 Heads of Cattle to Libya

The government of North Darfur will launch on Thursday the first operation to export cattle from El-Fashir Airport to Kufra Airport, Libya.  The North Darfur minister of finance Dr. Abu Daoud Suleiman said in statements that the state would see the beginning of sheep exporting operations to Libya an estimated 10,000 heads to be exported […]