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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 […]

UN Expresses Concern at Libyan Situation

The Members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern at the recent escalation of violence in Libya. The Members of the Security Council stressed the need for all parties urgently to de-escalate the situation and to commit to a ceasefire. The Members of the Security Council reaffirmed their full support for the leadership of […]

Celebrating Gender Equality in Libya

By IWPR. Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR)’s work with women-led NGOs highlighted at embassy event. The British government hosted seven Libyan partners working on IWPR’s UK-funded Antea Raeda (You Are A Pioneer) project at a reception to celebrate the month-long equality project #GenderNovember. Through Ante Raeda, IWPR is equipping women’s civil society groups […]

Security Alert: Heightened Risk to Civil Aviation

Security Alert: Heightened Risk to Civil Aviation in Libyan Airspace Continued fighting around Tripoli and the increased involvement of foreign forces and mercenaries has heightened the risk to civil aviation in Libyan airspace. On October 23, 2019, the Federal Aviation Administration prohibited U.S. civil flight operations at all altitudes in the territory and airspace of […]

Workshop on Combating Hate Speech in Libya

Libyan journalists, activists and social media influencers meet in Cairo and agree to combat hate speech A group of leading Libyan journalists, bloggers and social media influencers attended a workshop on “Combating Hate Speech and Ethics of Journalism”, held in Cairo last week. Participants, including eight women, who represent various Libyan media outlets that broadcast/publish […]

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 […]

US Delegation Meets with General Khalifa Haftar

Senior U.S. officials met with General Khalifa Haftar on November 24 to discuss steps to achieve a suspension of hostilities and a political resolution to the Libyan conflict. The delegation included Deputy National Security Advisor for Middle Eastern and North African Affairs Victoria Coates, Ambassador to Libya Richard Norland, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for International […]

Video: Foreigners caught in Tripoli Crossfire

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Foreign nationals living in the Libyan capital have been left with a stark choice. They can stay in Tripoli where they risk their lives because of the ongoing fighting, or they can head home […]