Tag Archives | Marj

UAE sets up Military Base in Eastern Libya

By John Lee. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has established a military base in eastern Libya, according to IHS Jane's 360. Satellite imagery reportedly shows AT-802 light attack aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at Al-Khadim Airport in Marj province, around 100 km from Benghazi, where the UAE aircraft are supporting the eastern-based Libyan National Army […]

Liquidity Crisis: Bank Manager kills Customer

By John Lee. The acting manager of the North Africa Bank in the eastern city of Al-Marj (pictured) has reportedly killed a customer following a violent brawl inside the bank. The Libya Observer quotes local sources as saying that the customer argued with the manager about lack of cash in the bank. Bank guards intervened […]

New International Airport Planned

According to a report from Libya Herald, the government in Beida [Baida] has announced that an airbase south of Marj is to become an international airport. Using the facility at Kheroba would be expected to ease congestion at Labraq, which now serves as the main international airport for much of Libya. However, with a runway […]