Reader’s Guide to Libya

By John Lee. Conflict analyst and risk management consultant Frank Talbot has compiled a collection of reports, studies and papers examining issues relating to developments in Libya dating back to 2011. The reader’s guide, which does not include news articles, testimonies, or blog posts, is based on the belief that the community of “Libya watchers” […]

Libya wants to join China’s Belt and Road Initiative

By John Lee. Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeg has reportedly said that Libya wants to develop its economy by joining in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Following a meeting with Wang Qimin, Charge d’affaires of the Chinese Embassy to Libya, he stressed the importance of developing Libyan-Chinese relations and working on the return of […]

Libyan Investment Authority sues JPMorgan Chase

By John Lee. The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) has reportedly filed a lawsuit in London against JPMorgan Chase and businessman Walid Al-Giahmi for what it says is “commercial fraud”. While the details of the case have not been disclosed, Bloomberg suggests that the case probably relates to transactions with Bear Stearns, which JPMorgan bought in […]

New Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Replacement of two desalters and two oil heater at Nafoora CPS(non-unit), Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Study for water disposal system for the Hamada oil field, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Hamada Electrical power system study project No O-73, Arabian Gulf Oil Company […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Supply Associate, UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund Procurement and Logistics Officer, IOM – International Organization for Migration Security and Access Coordinator, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Finance Contoller, International Rescue Committee (IRC) (Source: UN) (Picture: Success, growth, career, development signpost from 3D_Creation/Shutterstock)

Families of Missing Persons: Between Hope and Despair

Families of missing in Libya continue to suffer after many years hoping to know about the fate of their beloved ones. “I miss my son’s smile, his voice and his presence in the house,” says one of the participants at the two-day workshop organized by the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations […]