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Ethnic Ties, Regional Alliances tested in S Libya

By Umberto Profazio, IISS Analyst for Libya. Push for southern Libya tests ethnic ties and regional alliances Recent efforts by Libya’s rival administrations to wrest control from militants in the south of the country risk reigniting ethnic tensions and jeopardising fragile reconciliation agreements. They have also exposed the fragile nature of their alliances with foreign […]

UN to Hold Libya Conference in April

The United Nations is to hold a national conference in Libya next month in an attempt to resolve the political stalemate in the country. The full text of Ghassan Salame’s statement to the UNSC is shown below: Remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Libya, 20 March […]

The Continuing Tragedy of Migrants in Libya

By The Brookings Institution. The Continuing Tragedy of Migrants in Libya Since 2017—when CNN released a groundbreaking report on migrant slave auctions in Libya, and Italy and Libya’s Government of National Accord reached a migration deal (one of two in the country)—migrants’ misery continues and may have intensified. That agreement was endorsed by European leaders […]

UN pressed on Human Rights Violations in Libya

From Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL): Urgent call to the UN Human Rights Council to take a strong commitment to address ongoing human rights violations in Libya With the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) due to discuss the human rights situation in Libya in view of the adoption of the annual Resolution on […]

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 […]

EUR200m Libyan Cement Company Investment

By John Lee. The Libyan Cement Company (LCC) held a major management meeting in Benghazi, with over 60 senior managers from across the LCC group were invited to hear about the latest progress and the Company’s plans for the future. According to a statement from the company: “LCC is back in business. Kilns are turning, […]

NOC gives New Equipment to Tripoli University Hospital

NOC inaugurates cutting-edge cardiovascular device at Tripoli University Hospital The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has unveiled a next-generation medical device at Tripoli University Hospital’s (TUH) cardiovascular catheterization unit, for use in complex interventional heart procedures. The cutting-edge image-guided medical device, donated and installed by NOC in accordance with the corporation’s sustainable development framework, will enable […]