Libya Reopens Sebha Airport

By John Lee. Sebha [Sabha] airport (pictured) has reportedly reopened, having been closed since January 2014 due to security problems. According to Reuters, a commercial flight from Benghazi landed at the southern airport on Friday. (Source: Reuters)

New US Ambassador to Libya is Confirmed

By John Lee. U.S. Ambassador Richard Norland assumed his duties as U.S. Ambassador to Libya on August 14, following his nomination by the U.S. President and confirmation by the U.S. Senate. The Ambassador welcomes the opportunity for dialogue with all Libyans. So far, he has appreciated the opportunity to present himself to GNA Prime Minister […]

NOC, BPMC report Fuel Distribution Cos. to GNA

By John Lee. In a letter addressed to the Presidency Council (PC), National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Brega Petroleum Marketing Company (BPMC) have alerted authorities about the failure of fuel distribution companies to collect and distribute allocated fuel. According to government regulations, four companies – Highway Services Company, Sharara Oil Services, Alrahila Oil Services and […]

Italy and UNICEF support Children in Libya

The Italian Government contributes two million euros to UNICEF Libya programmes to enhance access to water, health and child-protection services for the most vulnerable and conflict-affected children in Libya. The two-years programme UNICEF will focus on 13 municipalities and will benefit some 5,000 children and 2,000 families. The programme will be implemented in partnership with […]

Czech Embassy in Tripoli to Close

By John Lee. The Czech Republic will reportedly close its embassy in Tripoli from 1st September. According to Radio Praha, the embassy has been operating from Tunis since April 2015, due to the security situation. It quotes the Czech Foreign Ministry as saying that it sees no immediate prospect of improvement in security. (Source: Radio […]

Weekly Security Report from Whispering Bell

Advertising Feature Whispering Bell produces a 7-10 page report that covers the past week of political, security, and economic events that occurred within Libya, comprehensive data/risk collection, maps for country-wide security events, and includes forward-looking analysis on the political and security situation over the coming weeks. Please click here to download an edited version of […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Electoral Security Facilitator, Creative Associates International Finance Assistant, Creative Associates International (Source: UN) (Picture: Finger pressing a new career start button from Olivier Le Moal/Shutterstock)

Abducted Politician Missing 4 Weeks

The Interim Government in eastern Libya should exert all possible efforts to ensure the safe return of Seham Sergewa, a member of parliament who was abducted from her home in the eastern city of Benghazi on July 17, 2019, Human Rights Watch said today. The Interim Government, which controls Benghazi and is one of two […]