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Libya Looks to Russia for Arms New Report on Freedom of Expression in Libya Liability for Collisions under Libyan Maritime Law Libya: Whose Land Is It?
 
Libya Looks to Russia for Arms

Libya Looks to Russia for Arms

By Mustafa Fetouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni has confirmed the widely held belief among Libyans that Turkey and Qatar are the main supporters of the militias in control of Tripoli since August, after overrunning […]

New Report on Freedom of Expression in Libya

New Report on Freedom of Expression in Libya

Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) has launched the first of a series of three monthly reports on freedom of expression in Libya. The Sawti reports are based on LFJL’s ongoing research and monitoring of the freedom of expression situation in Libya. The reports examine the development of this fundamental right throughout Libya’s modern history, […]

Liability for Collisions under Libyan Maritime Law

Liability for Collisions under Libyan Maritime Law

By Dr. Mohamed Karbal,  Managing Partner at Karbal & Co. It is a known fact that the Libyan people are still struggling to establish a strong central government in order to fulfill the hopes and aspirations that inspired the revolution of February 17, 2011. At present, there are two parliaments and two governments claiming to […]

Libya: Whose Land Is It?

Libya: Whose Land Is It?

Mary Fitzgerald and Tarek Megerisi are the authors of a new Transitions Forum paper by the Legatum Institute that looks at Libya’s transition through the question of property rights. In the paper, the authors take a step back from the current fighting and explore some of the deep-rooted reasons why the past four years have been […]

Libya Looks to Russia for Arms

Libya Looks to Russia for Arms

22 April 2015

By Mustafa Fetouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni has confirmed the widely held belief among Libyans that Turkey and Qatar are the main supporters of the militias in control of Tripoli since August, after overrunning […]

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New Report on Freedom of Expression in Libya

New Report on Freedom of Expression in Libya

22 April 2015

Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) has launched the first of a series of three monthly reports on freedom of expression in Libya. The Sawti reports are based on LFJL’s ongoing research and monitoring of the freedom of expression situation in Libya. The reports examine the development of this fundamental right throughout Libya’s modern history, […]

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Liability for Collisions under Libyan Maritime Law

Liability for Collisions under Libyan Maritime Law

21 April 2015

By Dr. Mohamed Karbal,  Managing Partner at Karbal & Co. It is a known fact that the Libyan people are still struggling to establish a strong central government in order to fulfill the hopes and aspirations that inspired the revolution of February 17, 2011. At present, there are two parliaments and two governments claiming to […]

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Libya: Whose Land Is It?

Libya: Whose Land Is It?

21 April 2015

Mary Fitzgerald and Tarek Megerisi are the authors of a new Transitions Forum paper by the Legatum Institute that looks at Libya’s transition through the question of property rights. In the paper, the authors take a step back from the current fighting and explore some of the deep-rooted reasons why the past four years have been […]

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Russian-Libyan Rail Project may be Resumed

Russian-Libyan Rail Project may be Resumed

21 April 2015

Libya is set to resume a joint project with Russia to build a $2.4-billion high-speed rail link between Sirte and Benghazi. During a visit to Moscow last week, Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni told RIA Novosti: “The head of the transport committee met with his counterpart and they agreed to set up a commission to review […]

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Yara Books $112m Libya Impairment

Yara Books $112m Libya Impairment

21 April 2015

Norwegian fertiliser producer Yara International is to write down the value of its Libyan plant by $112 million, due to the deteriorating security situation. In a statement, the company said: “Due to the worsening security outlook in Libya, Yara sees a high likelihood of a further deterioration in 2015 of the operating ability of the […]

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Mario Mehren to Head Wintershall

Mario Mehren to Head Wintershall

21 April 2015

Mario Mehren (pictured), currently a member of the Board of Executive Directors of Wintershall responsible for Exploration & Production Russia, North Africa and South America, has been named President of BASF’s Oil & Gas division effective July 1, 2015, and in this function will be head of BASF’s subsidiary Wintershall. He succeeds Dr. Rainer Seele, […]

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MIH Lowers Value of Palm City

MIH Lowers Value of Palm City

21 April 2015

Mediterranean Investments Holding (MIH) has lowered the value of its Palm City development in Libya by nearly 20 percent. In a statement on the Malta Stock Exchange, the directors made reference to an appraisal report submitted by PricewaterhouseCoopers for 2013, which valued the Palm City property at €315 million, against a reported value of €310 […]

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New Gas Discovery near Libyan Border

New Gas Discovery near Libyan Border

20 April 2015

Spanish company Repsol has made its third gas discovery in the Illizi basin, in the southeast of Algeria, in an area bordering Libya. The discovery in Tan Emellel Sud-Ouest-2 (TESO-2) exploration well in the Sud-Est Illizi block is the continuation of an already very successful exploration campaign in the high-potential area. Repsol is the operator of […]

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Talks “Very Close to Final Agreement”

Talks “Very Close to Final Agreement”

20 April 2015

Excerpts from SRSG for Libya Bernardino Leon’s Press Conference in Skhirat Morocco, 19 April 2015 Good morning to everybody. We have just finished a new round of talks. And I can tell you that we have now a draft which looks like something very close to a final agreement. Eighty percent of the text in […]

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Video: Hundreds Feared Dead as Boat Capsizes

Video: Hundreds Feared Dead as Boat Capsizes

20 April 2015

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. UN refugee agency says only 28 rescued after vessel reportedly carrying 700 migrants goes down in Mediterranean Sea:

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Meeting of Libyan Women’s Groups

Meeting of Libyan Women’s Groups

20 April 2015

A meeting of representatives of Libyan women groups and women activists facilitated by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), with the support of the European Union, will convene in Tunis, Tunisia, on 21-22 April 2015 in the framework of the political dialogue. The women’s track will include briefings by women participants in the […]

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