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Into the Libya Vortex

From the Carnegie Middle East Center. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. In an interview, Jalel Harchaoui, research fellow in the Conflict Research Unit of the Clingendael Institute based in The Hague, discusses the regional repercussions of the proxy war in North […]

Haftar Leaves Moscow Without Signing Ceasefire

By John Lee. The head of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar, has reportedly left Moscow without signing a ceasefire agreement drafted at talks in Russia on yesterday. According to Reuters, his failure to sign the agreement at talks mediated by Turkey and Russia may complicate a diplomatic effort to stabilise the situation in […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Upgrading of firefighting system of Alhani Depot, Brega Petroleum Marketing Company (BPMC) (Source: National Oil Corporation)

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Child Survival & Development Officer, UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund Programme Associate (Monitoring), UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund MHPSS Technical Advisor, Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) Municipal Liaison Officer, Committed To Good (CTG) CTG HR Admin – Intern, Committed To Good (CTG) […]

GNA and LNA to Halt Military Operations

The embassies of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States and the Delegation of the European Union join the UN Support Mission for Libya in welcoming the acceptance by parties in Libya of a ceasefire on January 12 and announcement that both the GNA and LNA will halt military operations. We urge the […]

New Network of Co-working Spaces in Tripoli

By John Lee. A growing network of co-working spaces has reportedly become available to entrepreneurs in Tripoli over the past few years, offering them a secure place to start and build up a business. Writing for Forbes, Dominic Dudley says it is a relatively low-cost option for a young business, in a city where office […]

Ceasefire or Escalation in Libya?

By Ben Fishman, for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Over the past week, regional and European actors have increased their diplomatic activity around Libya in response to intensifying violence in the nine-month-old civil war. […]