The Ministry of Health of the Government of National Accord (GNA), announced its intention to set up strict precautionary measures to monitor citizens returning from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, even after initial laboratory testing is complete. The Director of the Crisis Committee for COVID-19, at the Ministry of Health, Fawzi Onis, explained on Sunday, that all returnees from Saudi Arabia will be subject to, not only testing and quarantine, but monitoring by relevant follow-up teams, to protect the health and safety of all citizens, by ensuring that strict adherence to quarantine procedures is followed.
June 01, 2020 09:45 UTC
TRIPOLI: Rocket fire on the Libyan capital killed at least five civilians on Sunday, the UN-recognised government said, blaming rival forces of strongman Khalifa Haftar for the attack. “Five civilians were killed and 12 wounded” when five rockets crashed into residential sectors of Tripoli, said Amine al-Hachemi, spokesman for the Government of National Accord’s health ministry. He said forces of strongman Haftar, who controls much of eastern and southern Libya, targeted the Soug el-Tlath roundabout and Gharbi street in the centre of Tripoli. Haftar launched an offensive in April last year to seize control of capital, where the GNA is based. During the first week of May, at least 15 civilians were killed and 50 others wounded in rocket and drone attacks on Tripoli.
May 31, 2020 22:29 UTC
Nurses wearing protective suits, prepare a patient with coronavirus to be transferred to Masih Daneshvari Hospital in Tehran. Iran’s 2,987 new coronavirus cases brought the total to 47,593. (West Asia News Agency/Reuters)CAIRO – 31 May 2020: The number of university hospitals ready to provide medical care to COVID-19 patients is 113 having 35,000 beds, said Egyptian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar. That is in addition to securing 1,000 mobile medical clinics to provide care for cases quarantined at home.To date, 65 mobile clinics were operated to distribute such doses. Currently, there are 32 PCR labs affiliated to the former and 17 affiliated to the latter.Minister Zayed revealed that the 7 governorates with top infections are Cairo, Giza, Qalyoubiyah, Monofeya, Fayoum, Alexandria and Beheira.
May 31, 2020 17:48 UTC
Libyan federal government pressures battered settings of warlord Khalifa Haftar’s militias at Tripoli airport, south of the Libyan funding, according to the army on today, records AnadoluAgencyThree armored cars coming from Haftar were ruined in the weapons strikes, the government-led Operation Volcano of Rage stated in a declaration. Meanwhile, army representative Mohammed Gununu gotten in touch with participants of Haftar’s militias to set arms, promising a reasonable test for those that give up. The phone call came eventually after federal government pressures stated they were progressing in a number of locations near Tripoli airport. The worldwide identified Libyan federal government has actually been under fire by Haftar’s pressures given that April2019 The federal government released Operation Peace Storm on March 26 to respond to strikes on the funding. Haftar’s unlawful pressures in eastern Libya have actually released countless strikes to record Tripoli, the country’s funding.
May 31, 2020 17:03 UTC
That is in addition to securing 1,000 mobile medical clinics to provide care for cases quarantined at home.Until present, 8 million medicine doses were offered to individuals in the surroundings of positive cases, 2 million doses were given to patients receiving treatment at home, and half a million doses were secured to in-patients.To date, 65 mobile clinics were operated to distribute such doses. The clinics reached the farthest point in Egyptian territories, which is Bahi El Din village located near the borders with Libya western the country.By the end of this week, 57 PCR labs affiliated to the Ministry of Health and Population and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research will be in place after adding 8 labs. Currently, there are 32 PCR labs affiliated to the former and 17 affiliated to the latter.Minister Zayed revealed that the 7 governorates with top infections are Cairo, Giza, Qalyoubiyah, Monofeya, Fayoum, Alexandria and Beheira. The total figure in those governorates until May 30 is 15,415.Minister Abdel Ghaffar stated that the number of university hospitals ready to provide medical care to COVID-19 patients is 113 having 35,000 beds. At present, 23 of those treat coronavirus patients.Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli instructed concerned cabinet members to designate a maximum price for COVID-19 medical services at private hospitals as exaggerated amounts have been set.
May 31, 2020 14:48 UTC
Libyan government forces pounded positions of warlord Khalifa Haftar’s militias at Tripoli airport, south of the Libyan capital, according to the military on today, reports Anadolu Agency. Meanwhile, military spokesman Mohammed Gununu called on members of Haftar’s militias to lay down arms, pledging a fair trial for those who surrender. The internationally recognized Libyan government has been under attack by Haftar’s forces since April 2019. The government launched Operation Peace Storm on March 26 to counter attacks on the capital. Haftar’s illegal forces in eastern Libya have launched numerous attacks to capture Tripoli, the nation’s capital.
May 31, 2020 14:48 UTC
File Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron (R) and Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi during a press conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris (Photo: Reuters)CAIRO - 31 May 2020: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received Saturday a phone call from his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, where they discussed the latest international and regional developments, topped by the Libyan crisis.During the call, Macron stressed the importance of exchanging views with Sisi on the Libyan file, due to Egypt's vital regional role, presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement.For his side, Sisi reiterated Egypt's unshakable stance towards the Libyan crisis, stating the importance of restoring the Libyan national institutions, ending the widespread chaos caused by militias and terror gangs, and making the fight against terrorism a top priority.He also called for stopping the foreign interference into the Libyan affairs, which led to the destabilization of the war-torn country.The both leaders agreed on boosting coordination in this regard in the coming period, and the significance of reaching a political settlement, paving the way for restoring peace and security.Meanwhile, both leaders also discussed boosting the bilateral ties between the two countries in several fields.Libya has drawn in regional and global powers with what the United Nations has called a huge influx of weapons and fighters in violation of an arms embargo.Recently, according to Reuters, the GNA has with extensive Turkish backing pushed Haftar back from his foothold in southern Tripoli and from some other parts of the northwest.However, on 23 May, Haftar announced in a two-minute speech that his forces will continue fighting forces loosely allied with the GNA in Tripoli, saying they "will fight and fight'' against what he called "Turkish colonialism.''
May 31, 2020 13:30 UTC
Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia has called out government over its insensitivity towards 11,000 unemployed people who have no job to return to. Speaking in an interview on part station NET TV, the opposition leader said government is not being truthful and transparent when speaking of the country’s unemployment. “Where was government help for these people?” Delia said, urging for a way forward on the loss of employment. He also called out Abela’s statement, with the PN leader saying that the PM’s messages always contrast with those of health authorities. Speaking on the PM’s visit to Libya, Delia said the PN has not been briefed on what unfolded.
May 31, 2020 11:37 UTC
Repubblika’s complaint alleged that the government and the army were responsible for the deaths of five migrants who did not reach Libya. It is only a request for an investigation,” the NGO said, defending its right to file its criminal complaint after the Labour government politicised the action as an attack on the prime minister. Repubblika filed the complaint because the government refused for 10 days to give information about what happened out at sea. The inquiry was launched after NGO Repubblika filed a criminal complaint after a boat was taken back to Libya by a commercial vessel, with five migrants confirmed dead and seven others missing. Repubblika’s complaint alleged that the government and the army were responsible for the deaths of five migrants who did not reach Libya.
May 31, 2020 07:18 UTC
America’s Afghan war is now its longest ever, part of the open-ended US “global war on terror” launched after the 2001 al-Qaida attacks. Otherwise, his administration has shown zero interest in global conflict resolution. LibyaFacebook Twitter Pinterest A Libyan migrant is helped disembark in the Sicilian harbour of Pozzallo, Italy in April 2015. YemenFacebook Twitter Pinterest Security men wearing protective masks stand on a street during a 24-hour curfew, in Sanaa, Yemen. Democratic Republic of CongoFacebook Twitter Pinterest Moroccan soldiers from the UN mission in DRC patrol in the violence-torn Djugu territory.
May 31, 2020 06:56 UTC
The counterfeit cash was seized by Maltese Customs in November 2019 but the cargo has remained under lock and key since then. Russia has been supporting Haftar’s incursions against the United Nations recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli, with weapons and mercenaries. This newspaper understands Russia is seeking the release of the currency, but the United Kingdom has told Malta it should destroy the cargo. The United States, on the other hand, has told Malta to hold on to the cargo as evidence of Russia’s backing of Haftar and the Libyan National Army (LNA). MaltaToday’s source said the statement was a reminder from United States of its interest in stifling Russian influence in the Libyan conflict.
May 31, 2020 05:37 UTC
A mass grave was found south of Tripoli, the Libyan Interior Ministry said today, reports Anadolu Agency. The grave was discovered in Sadiyah area which was recaptured from forces loyal to eastern warlord Khalifa Haftar, the ministry said in a statement. A mother, father and two children were buried inside the grave. Haftar’s illegal forces in eastern Libya have launched numerous attacks to capture Tripoli, the nation’s capital, with more than 1,000 killed in the violence. READ: Libyan army takes district in Tripoli
May 31, 2020 02:26 UTC
Over 1,600 private schools are operating in Lebanon, including free schools and those affiliated to various religion societies, Azar said. This development will also have an impact on private universities, whose number has increased to 50 in the past 20 years. Dr. Tarek Majzoub, the minister of education and higher education, ended the academic year in public schools and gave private schools the right to take a call on this issue. “Lebanese people chose private schools for their children because they trusted them for their quality — 70 percent of Lebanese children go to private schools. Many Arab students from the Gulf states receive their education in the most prestigious Lebanese schools,” he added.
May 31, 2020 00:56 UTC
Thank you for reading the news about WEEKLY ENERGY RECAP: Calm after the storm and now with the detailsJeddah - Yasmine El Tohamy - VALLETTA: Maltese authorities have seized counterfeit Libyan money worth $1.1 billion that was printed by a Russian firm and worsen the north African country’s economic problems, the US State Department said. There was no official statement on Saturday from Valletta although Malta Today newspaper had published a report about $1.1 billion in counterfeit money seized in Malta on its Facebook site that was no longer available. “The central bank of Libya headquartered in Tripoli is Libya’s only legitimate central bank,” the US diplomatic arm said in a statement. “The influx of counterfeit, Russian-printed Libyan currency in recent years has exacerbated Libya’s economic challenges,” it added. The US military has also said that Russia recently sent warplanes to Libya to support mercenaries on the ground fighting beside Haftar’s forces.
May 30, 2020 22:41 UTC