GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Libya Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in the country, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of […]

Rada arrests Mellitah Execs in Fraud Probe

Libya Herald reports that four senior executives from Mellitah Oil and Gas have been detained in Tripoli over an alleged fraud involving the new $425-million GAZA Floating, Storage, Offloading Marine Terminal (FSO) (pictured) at Bouri Offshore Field. They were detained by the Rada Deterrence Force, which alleges that they abused their authority and wasted public […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The UN has advertised new career opportunities in Libya: Senior Advisor, American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA-ROLI) Program Manager, American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA-ROLI) (Source: UN)

New Community Stabilization Committees in Southern Libya

IOM Libya’s community stabilization programme, Together We Build, has convened Community Management Committees (CMC) in Sabha and Al Qatrun, southern Libya, to discuss the programme’s achievements and challenges in 2016, and to plan for 2017. During the two two-day meetings (30-31/01 and 06-07/02), IOM and CMCs addressed challenges encountered in 2016 and the importance of […]

First Tanker Loads at GAZA Marine Terminal (FSO)

On Saturday 11 February 2017, the first crude oil vessel was loaded at GAZA Floating, Storage, Offloading Marine Terminal (FSO) in Bouri Offshore Field, which was launched to replace Sloug Floating Storage Offloading (FSO) and to be included within the oil operations system of Mellitah Oil and Gas Company. The floating Storage was manufactured by […]

US Blocks New UNSMIL Appointment

The United States has blocked the appointment of former Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad (pictured) to lead the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL). In a statement, Ambassador Nikki Haley, the US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, said: “The United States was disappointed to see a letter indicating the intention to appoint the former […]

Libyan National Guard declared “Illegal”

The Presidency Council (PC) of the GNA has declared that the Libyan National Guard (LNG), launched last week as the Libyan radicals’ answer to Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA), is illegal. The LNG supports the administration of Khalifa Ghwell in Tripoli. The United States has also expressed “serious concern” about reports that numerous tactical […]

GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Libya Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in the country, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of […]