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GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Libya Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in the country, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of […]

Clashes Shut Mitiga Airport

By John Lee. In what has been described heaviest fighting in Tripoli for months, the city’s Mitiga Airport has been closed and at least 20 people have been killed. The clashes came following a failed attempt to release militants from a nearby jail. Several planes are reported to have been damaged. (Source: Reuters)

Millett: LPA Remains Only Viable Framework

By John Lee. The United Kingdom’s outgoing Ambassador to Libya has said that the Libya Political Agreement (LPA) “remains the only viable framework to solve the political crisis in Libya.” In his final missive before leaving the post after two-and-a-half years, Peter Millett (pictured) added: “Now I hear talk of early elections. Decisions on elections […]

Complete Destruction of Libya’s Chemical Weapons

The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, applauded the complete elimination of the Category 2 chemical materials removed from Libya and transported to Germany for destruction at ceremony hosted by the Government of Germany and held on 11 January at the chemical weapons destruction facility operated by […]

GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Libya Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in the country, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of […]

WHO provides Medical Supplies to Zintan Hospital

Thirty thousands (30,000) people in Zintan will benefit from the medical supplies provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) and funded by the European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO). In the context of ongoing response to the health needs in Libya, WHO has provided on 3rd January, thirty (30) Basic and three (3) […]

Video: Thousands of Trapped Nigerians Return Home

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Nigeria is in the process of flying thousands of its citizens home from Libya. Large numbers of Nigerians are trapped in Libya, where they were trying to cross to Italy by sea, but were […]

6 Civilian Casualties in Libya in December

From 1 December to 31 December 2017, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented six civilian casualties – five deaths and one injury – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya, a drop for a second consecutive month. Victims included three men killed and one injured, and two girls killed. This month also […]