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Video: Libya, The Aftermath of War

Libya is contaminated with hundreds of thousands of explosive remnants of war that threaten the safety of civilians and aid workers. If these bombs are not properly managed, they could end up in the wrong hands, jeopardizing Libya’s recovery and international security. The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) is currently on the ground to […]

OMV Libyan Output Close to pre-Revolution Levels

Austrian energy group OMV said it will take most of the rest of this year to restore its Libyan production to levels of reliability seen before the revolution. Jaap Huijskes, head of exploration and production, told a news conference: “There’s work ongoing. It will take most of the rest of this year to get back […]

Libyan PM calls for Revival of Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)

Libyan Prime Minister Abdel Rahim al-Kib [Al-Keeb, Al-Keib] (pictured) has called for an “active and serious” Arab Maghreb Union (AMU), during a visit to Morocco, the first such visit since Moammar Qaddafi’s ouster. Visiting Morocco, Kib told reporters in Rabat: “The Maghreb Union is a vessel that contains many of our dreams… [But these] will […]

RWE: Pre-Qual for Provision of Casing Supply in Libya

RWE Dea Cyrenaica GmbH – Libya Branch (Company) intend to issue the tender described below and wish to invite for pre-qualification, interested, experienced and reputable companies (contractor) specialized in providing Casing Supply Services. SCOPE OF WORK SUMMARY: The Area 58 (Cyrenaica) work program consists drilling of two exploration vertical wells until 31 May, 2013. Maximum […]

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Afriqiyah Airways Doubles Orders for Airbus

Airbus said on Tuesday that Libya’s Afriqiyah Airways has converted an order for three Airbus A321 narrow-bodied passenger jets into orders for twin-aisle, larger-capacity A330-200 aircraft. According to a report from Dow Jones, the conversion doubles the value of Afriqiyah’s three-plane Airbus order to $625.8 million, based on list prices. (Source: Dow Jones) (Picture: Afriqiyah […]

UK Visa Procedures will be Simplified “When Feasible”

The British government has said that it is prepared to simplify the visa process for Libyan citizens wishing to travel to the UK, when it is feasible. The statement from London made today to Libya Herald followed reports that Prime Minister Abdurrahim Al-Kib [Al-Keeb, Al-Keib] had reportedly approached the British Foreign Office, requesting simplification of […]

Video: Olympics Usher in New Era for Libyan Sport

Libya have sent just five athletes to the Olympics, but having a team in London at all is an achievement in itself. Under the rule of Muammar Gaddafi little was done to back sport and the country has never won an olympic medal. Just weeks before these games, the head of the Libyan Olympic Committee […]