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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 […]

The Battle for Libya’s Southern Frontier

The battle for Libya’s southern frontier Gunmen have made a fortune there as mercenaries, smugglers and robbers The internecine fighting in Libya is often reduced to east versus west: Khalifa Haftar, the warlord who controls the former, against a United Nations-backed government in the latter. But this year’s most important fighting is some 600km south […]

Empowered Decentralization: A Strategy for Rebuilding Libya

By The Brookings Institution. Empowered decentralization: A city-based strategy for rebuilding Libya Libya has floundered since the overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi in 2011, and continues to struggle now. There are elements of a functional economy and governance, but otherwise only a hodgepodge of very weak central institutions and improvised local arrangements, as militias and other […]

African Union calls for Peace Conference on Libya

By John Lee. The African Union (AU) has reportedly proposed an international conference on reconciliation in Libya in July, to try to resolve the conflict continuing conflict in the country. According to Al Jazeera, the AU also wants the United Nations and the Libyan government to take “all the necessary measures” for presidential and legislative elections in October […]

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 […]

What’s next for Hafter after moving into S. Libya?

By Mustafa Fetouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. What’s next for Gen. Hifter after moving into southern Libya? I recently made the five-hour drive from Tripoli to the little town of Harawah, home to the Awlad Suleiman tribe, about 80 kilometers (50 […]

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 […]