The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that Storm Daniel, which hit Libya’s northeast on September 11 left 40,000 displaced people and at least 30,000 buildings damaged in Derna, the city hit the hardest by the rainwater and floods, adding that basic services such as …
Eastern Libyan government tours Derna’s Storm Daniel destroyed areas with Turkish construction companies
The Prime Minister of the internationally unrecognised eastern-based Libyan government, Osama Hamad, conducted a tour of the Storm Daniel destroyed areas of Derna on Monday with the chairmen of two Turkish construction companies.
The United Nations’ top official in divided Libya on Monday called for a unified mechanism to lead the reconstruction of a coastal city that was wrecked by devastating floods last month.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, (HoR) Aqila Saleh, sent a letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations (UNSG), Antonio Guterres, in which he requested to mobilize international support to form a unified government whose mission is to hold presidential and parliamentary elections.
Libya’s Attorney General Al-Siddiq Al-Sour said Tuesday there is no need for an international investigation into last month’s flood disaster in the eastern city of Derna.
Saif Gaddafi thanked, Monday, Parliament Speaker Agila Saleh and members of the 6+6 Committee for what they did in drafting the electoral laws that “do not exclude anyone,” as he put it.
The Libya Center for Strategic and Future Studies said that the Internal Security Apparatus had detained university professor Fathi Al-Baja, the director of the center’s branch in Benghazi, Siraj Daghman, and political activist Tariq Al-Bashari last Sunday, after asking them to go to one of its offices for investigation.
Local sources reported that Benghazi Internal Security Service detained former member of the Transitional Council and former Libyan ambassador to Canada, Fathi Al-Baja.
Libya’s House of Representatives (Parliament), on Monday, approved election laws drawn up by the 6+6 Joint Committee, Anadolu Agency reports.
Rescue group Sea-Watch International has condemned the European Union’s migration policy after posting a video showing a migrant and refugee boat in the Mediterranean coming under attack by the Libyan coastguard.