World Bulletin / News Desk
Libyan border crossings with Egypt will be opened on Sunday, said Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan on Friday. Zeidan who has been in Egypt on an official visit for two days met the mayors and the sect leaders in Mersa Matruh city in the north of Egypt.
"We had to close the border crossings with Libya due to border security, weapons and illicit drugs smuggling. Border crossings will be reopened after ensuring border safety," said Zeidan.
Libya had closed all the border gates with Egypt and introduced visa requirements to the Egyptians. Closing the border crossings had caused serious tension at the Es-Sellum border gate on the Libya-Egpyt border. Stopping of the cargo trucks from Egypt to Libya had caused the region's economy to suffer a loss of 74 million dollars.
Local armed group are struggling to stop ISIL from advancing across Libya
Sympathy for the Palestinians among key US sectors has seen a dramatic rise over the past 10 years, a poll published on Thursday revealed.
Israeli air raids against Gaza continue for the third consecutive day
Disagreement over deployment of rebel forces could see renewed fighting, leader says
The refugee crisis has sparked a rift between some western European countries, with the Bulgarian PM urging Eastern EU countries to end opposition to the refugee quots
The Djamaa El Djazair mosque will include a one-million book library, accommodate up to 120,000 worshippers and boast a 265m-high minaret
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the EU risks sliding into “nationalism” if it cannot secure its external borders against an immense wave of refugees. Merkel’s call coincides with reports that Berlin is pushing to establish a Germany-led EU army.
'We've had uniform people providing guidance to the State Department and they're in negotiations,' Pentagon says
'These individuals are in the most desperate situation imaginable,' White House says
Spokesman questioned about US lack of support for safe zone in northern Syria
'We are seeing aggression by one state against another, as well as an occupation,' Macierewicz says
London appears set to elect its first Muslim mayor Thursda with polls showing in Sadiq Khan's favor.
Federica Mogherini praises recommendation to abolish visas for citizens of Kosovo
Merkel says countries located on EU border should be supported more