CAIRO (AP) — Security authorities in eastern Libya freed at least 385 Pakistani migrants who were held in trafficking warehouses…
Security forces in eastern Libya have detained 237 migrants hiding in a farm on the outskirts of the city of Tobruk in eastern Libya, reports Al-Wasat on Sunday.
The Undersecretary of the Interior Ministry of the Libyan government assigned by the Parliament, Faraj Aqaim, said that 18 tons of hashish, kilograms of cocaine and thousands of narcotic pills had been seized in Tobruk.
Libya’s Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Menfi, arrived on Monday in the eastern city of Tobruk where he held meeting with representatives of Al-Qat’an tribe on national reconciliation.
Fury at Libya’s feuding leaders boiled over on Friday as protesters stormed the parliament building in the eastern city of Tobruk and staged the biggest demonstration for years in the capital Tripoli, in the west.
Controller of Hariga Oil Port in Tobruk, Rajab Sahnoon, said protesters gathered outside the port and fired shots because they were prevented from entering the port in protest against the export of crude oil.
Masoud Wahrani, Undersecretary of the Tobruk Municipal Office, confirmed that he held a meeting with officials of the Italian company Enrico Ravanelli on Friday after its return to Tobruk to complete the infrastructure projects, suspended since 2014.
The Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) has launched in Tobruk its session for questioning the Government of National Unity (GNU), which was postponed from Tuesday to Wednesday.
Mohammed al-Menfi, chairman of the Presidential Council, arrived in Tobruk on Saturday where he will meet with municipal officials and civil society representatives to discuss national reconciliation, according to a brief statement by the Council.
An electricity cut on Saturday evening forced doctors at Belkhather Hospital in Tobruk to conduct caesarean section using phone lights, Mustafa Al-Jahani, a media official at the hospital, told reporters on Sunday.