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Canada supports the outcome of Paris Agreement

The Director of the Maghreb Department of the Canadian Foreign Ministry, Troy Lulashnyk said on Tuesday that his country supports the outcome of the Paris meeting which brought together the Libyan parties. During his meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Mohamed Al-Sayala, …

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7 new ambassadors present credentials to head of GNA

The head of the Presidential Council (PC) of the Government of National Accord, Faiz Al-Sarraj received on Sunday, in Tripoli, seven new ambassadors to Libya, who presented him with their credentials in the presence of Foreign Minister, Mohamed Al-Sayala. According to the GNA media office, the ambassadors are of the …

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Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) Recognizes Libyan Students at its 50th Annual Conference

By: Ayman Hammamieh Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – November 21, 2016: Today, in honor of its 50th anniversary, CBIE recognized four Libyan students for their tremendous academic performance and for giving back to their communities in Libya and North America. Dr. Basel Alashi, CBIE Vice-President, International Partnerships and Ms. Debbie Grantham, …

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Canadians Say They Are Diligently Pursuing Kidnapping Case in Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Sunday, the Canadian government confirmed that one of its citizens was kidnapped and held hostage in Libya. The Canadian government said that they will be “diligently pursuing all appropriate channels to obtain more information”. According to Libyan authorities, the kidnappers were supposedly a criminal …

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Italy Launches Investigation in Libya for the Kidnapped Italians

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Five Italian investigators arrived in Ghat, a Libyan town close to the Algerian border, to investigate the abduction of two Italians and a Canadian who were kidnapped at gunpoint on Monday, said Libyan officials. Hassan Osman Eissa, a member of the southern Libyan city’s municipal …

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Libyan Mayor Rules Out Al-Qaeda as Possible Suspect of Kidnapping

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The Canadian ministry of global affairs stated it was aware that a Canadian was kidnapped in southern Libya earlier this week. “We are aware of the troubling, yet unconfirmed report of the abduction of a Canadian citizen in Libya,” said Michael O’Shaughnessy spokesperson for the …

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Two Italians and A Canadian Kidnapped in Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Two Italians and a Canadian have reportedly been kidnapped in Southern Libya, said the Italian foreign ministry on Monday. Italian media outlets first reported that the two Italians were abducted in the desert but no further information has yet been given. A spokeswoman for the …

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