Libya’s GECOL demands protection of nation’s grid amid frequent attacks

2018/15/11 – The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) urged the Ministry of Interior and all security authorities to protect the electrical network, which is being exposed daily to looting and theft.

« The hands of evil are using all means to inflict harm and damage to the nation’s electrical grid, and this time they have hit the distribution lines of Jafara in Sawani district, » GECOL clarified on Facebook, adding that an unknown group has looted over eighty-three thousand meters of power lines.

The company explained that this has led to frequent power outages to large parts of Wirshiffana town.

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France ‘deeply concerned’ over health of Mali hostage

2018/15/11 – The French government said Wednesday that it was « deeply concerned » over Sophie Petronin, a 73-year-old hostage in Mali, after a new video in which her kidnappers say her health has deteriorated. Continuer à lire … « France ‘deeply concerned’ over health of Mali hostage »

Sudan says to soon form joint border forces with Libya, Egypt and Eritrea

2018/12/11 – The Sudanese Minister of Defence Awad Ibn Ouf said arrangements are underway to establish joint border protection forces with Egypt, Libya and Ethiopia. Continuer à lire … « Sudan says to soon form joint border forces with Libya, Egypt and Eritrea »

France hits out at Putin over NEW plot – ‘Africa does NOT belong to Russia’ #Uranium

2018/06/11 – France on Monday expressed concern about the ongoing instability in its former colony the Central African Republic, warning in particular against an increased Russian military presence there that Paris says could undermine peace efforts. Continuer à lire … « France hits out at Putin over NEW plot – ‘Africa does NOT belong to Russia’ #Uranium »

Libya – US Embassy holds training course for protection of critical infrastructure of Libya

2018/05/11 – The United States Embassy in Libya said it had organized a course in Tunisia in partnership with the Libyan Airports Authority and the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority for the protection of airports and critical infrastructure and facilities. Continuer à lire … « Libya – US Embassy holds training course for protection of critical infrastructure of Libya »

Libya – New spy chief in appointed

2018/04/11 – Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) appointed on Thursday Abdullah A-Dersi as the new intelligence chief, replacing Abdul Qader al-Tuhami, according to a statement released late Wednesday by the head of the government’s Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj.

Following his appointment, Al-Dresi told a local television channel that he would take action to unify the Libyan intelligence apparatus.

He said that Libya’s intelligence services safeguard the country’s security and should be kept out of political disputes.

Libyan Expres /Sahel-Elite Image: Abdullah Al-Dresi (Photo: Internet)

Britain to open embassy in Djibouti in diplomatic shake-up

2018/04/11 – Britain’s foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt is preparing for a massive expansion of the country’s diplomatic network, with more than 1,000 extra staff at home and abroad, as part of a review of its global ambitions for the post-Brexit era. The plans include a new embassy in Djibouti. Continuer à lire … « Britain to open embassy in Djibouti in diplomatic shake-up »