Libya gunmen surround Tripoli foreign ministry

Monday, 29 April 2013 - 8:04

Libya+gunmen+surround+Tripoli+foreign+ministry

Men in pick-up trucks bristling with anti-aircraft guns have blocked off Libya's foreign ministry, demanding a jobs ban on Gaddafi-era officials.

 

According to witnesses, dozens of armed men stopped workers entering the building and moved traffic away from the area.

 

Libyan officials have been unable to agree the terms of a law barring figures from the late Col Gaddafi's government from entering politics.

 

Armed groups have responded by storming the Congress on several occasions.

 

Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, at a news conference, urged Libyans to back their government in the face of "people who want to destabilise the country".



Special Investigations Unit halts investigations into 2011 WC final match-fixing allegations
Friday, 03 July 2020 - 15:54

Special Investigations Unit halts investigations into 2011 WC final match-fixing allegations due to insufficient evidence Read More

Information of an account worth over 140 million belonging to Mervin Jana
Friday, 03 July 2020 - 15:59

Police have recovered an account belonging to Janith Hashan Wimalaweera alias Mervin Jana, a drug dealer in remand, which had deposits of over 140 million. Senior... Read More

the present government is incapable - Sujeewa Senasinghe (Video)
Friday, 03 July 2020 - 15:08

Former MP Sujeewa Senasinghe says that the present government has been incapable of providing solutions which has made it difficult for the people... Read More