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Libyan Pilots, Scientists, to Train in US

The US Office of Management and Budget has reportedly approved a controversial Dept of Homeland Security (DHS) rule to ease the way for Libyans to attend U.S. flight schools. It was put in place in the 1980s after a wave of Libyan terrorism and House Republicans say the ban should stay in place. Republican Congressman […]

Libyan Cadets in UK for Training

The British Army are to train more than 300 members of the Libyan security forces who arrived in the UK yesterday. The Libyan forces are set to learn basic infantry skills and military leadership at Bassingbourn Camp in Cambridgeshire. They will be put through their paces on a course developed by the British Army and […]

Libya seeks Diplomatic Training from India

A four-member Libyan delegation, which returned from India, has shown interest in technical assistance and capacity building projects as well as training of Libyan diplomats in India, reports IANS. The delegation, led by Ambassador Mohamed Ali Zenati, visited India for the first director general-level foreign office consultations covering a wide range of issues. (Source: IANS)

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US to Provide $600m of Military Training

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Libya for General Purpose Force Training and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $600 million. The Government of Libya has requested a sale of training for a 6,000 to 8,000 person General Purpose […]

Turkey Boosts Role in Libya by Training Police

Turkey is training Libyan law enforcement to help establish security and promote a peaceful transition to democracy in a united Libya. 817 Libyan police academy students arrived in Istanbul last week to train at the Adile Sadullah Mermerci Police Centre, where they will spend seven and a half months before returning to home to take […]

8,000 Libyans enlist to protect borders, oil

The Libyan ministry of defence on Saturday enlisted more than 8,000 former rebels who will be trained in the protection of borders and strategic sites including the nation's vital oil installations. "The 8,000 who joined are from all over Libya," said the deputy defence minister, Sadiq al-Obeidi, at the signing of an agreement to bring […]

Libya seeks Jordan help in fighting ex-regime officials

Libya wants Amman to help fight remnants of slain dictator Muammar Qaddafi’s regime if found in Jordan, a government statement said on Wednesday as the two nations vowed to boost their ties. Libya is “looking forward for Jordanian help in fighting remnants of the old regime if they are found in Jordan,” the statement quoted […]