Weekly Security Report by Janus Global Operations 30 August 2016

After last week’s rejection by the House of Representatives (HoR) of the second Government of National Accord (GNA) line-up, this week has seen the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom and the United States welcome the statement of the Presidency Council (PC) and the announcement of its intention to submit a revised list […]

Sanalla: Delays to NOC Funding Costing Libya Billions

The Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanalla, said on Monday that delays by The Financial Arrangements Committee of the Presidency Council in making budget funds available to the corporation are costing Libya billions of dollars in lost revenue and that these delays need to be explained to the Libyan people. “The Financial […]

Egypt eases visa restrictions for Libyans

Egypt has reportedly agreed to ease visa restrictions for Libyans entering the country. According to Libya Herald, the age range for which Libyan males require a visa has been reduced from between 15 and 60 years to 18-50 years. Visas will now be valid for six months rather than one month. Libyan women do not […]

Libyan former PM Lashes out at Int’l Community

By Ahmad Rahim for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Mahmoud Jibril, the former Libyan prime minister and head of the National Forces Alliance, places a great deal of the blame on the international community and the major powers for what is […]

Mellitah Extends Tender for Air Transport Services

The Mellitah Oil & Gas Company (Oil Division) intends to issue the below tender and wishes to invite for pre-qualification interested, experienced and reputable Companies specialized in providing similar services stated below to submit all requirements for inclusion in the bidders list to be invited to participate in the following tender: Tender No. (795) Provision […]

Airstrikes Continue against IS positions

At the request of, and in coordination with, the Libyan Government of National Accord, U.S. Africa Command conducted precision air strikes against Daesh targets in Sirte, Libya. As a result, the following targets were struck by U.S. forces: Aug. 26: Two enemy fighting positions Aug. 27 One Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device One Improvised Explosive Device […]

Video: Sirte Fighters treated at Misrata Hospital

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya’s pro-government forces corner Islamic State group jihadists in their last holdouts in the coastal city of Sirte, after heavy fighting that left dozens of dead and wounded. At least 38 pro-GNA fighters have been […]

EU to train Libyan Coast Guard and Navy

A Memorandum of Understanding on the training of the Libyan Coast Guard and Navy was signed yesterday in Rome between EUNAVFOR Med Operation Sophia and the Libyan Coast Guard. The Operation will conduct a training programme of Libyan Coast Guards and Navy, in coordination with other EU agencies and international actors, in three consecutive phases […]