Number of detained Refugees and Migrants Soars

From Amnesty International: A surge in migrants and refugees intercepted at sea by the Libyan authorities in the past two months has seen at least 2,600 people transferred to squalid detention centres where they face torture and extortion, Amnesty International said today. Last month alone, the Libyan Coast Guard intercepted 1,485 women, men and children […]

European Parliament carries out Mission to Libya

For the first time since 2012, an official delegation of the European Parliament carried out a mission to Libya. Led by Inés AYALA-SENDER (S&D, Spain), Chair of the Delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries (DMAG), and composed of Claude MORAES (S&D, UK), Chair of the Civil Liberties Committee (LIBE), and Fabio Massimo CASTALDO (EFDD, […]

New Initiative to Enhance Security in Libya’s Oil Sector

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) is implementing new measures to enhance industrial security in Libya’s oil sector, following a meeting between security directors from NOC and ten international oil companies (IOCs). Among those attending the meeting were directors of NOC industrial security departments, Zulaf Libya Company, and IOC’s including OMV, Schlumberger, Repsol, Wintershall, the Polish […]

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 […]

Oil Supply to Es Sider Threatened

By John Lee. A group of unemployed young Libyans has reportedly threatened to shut down oilfields in the Maradah area of eastern Libya unless”all problems are solved urgently“. According to Reuters, the group compained in a statement about an “absent state, lack of health care and other services, and Marada town’s lack of road links […]

New Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Replacement of motor speed control system for gas compressor Messla oil field, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Inspection Services Hor Onshore And Offshore Fields, Mellitah Oil & Gas Maintenance of 132kv Electrical Power Overhead Transmission Line (OHTH), Mellitah Oil & Gas Maintenance Services […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Sub-National Governance Advisor, Coffey International Development (Coffey) Head of Sub-Office, IOM – International Organization for Migration Education Specialist, UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund (Source: UN) (Picture: Finger pressing a new career start button from Olivier Le Moal/Shutterstock)