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Can Libya’s New President Rise to the Challenges?

The new President of Libya’s national assembly, Mohammed Magarief [Magariaf], faces many challenges as the country continues to adapt to the post-revolution reality, and top of the list must be improving security and establishing the rule of law throughout the whole country. Events in recent days have brought this into focus, with two car bombs […]

Weekly Security Update

By Gary Sandiford, Olive Group’s Dubai based assessments manager.  Olive Group is a leading provider of security and technology solutions and has been operating in Libya since mid 2011.   Overview Little political activity has been reported in Libya this week as the newly elected assembly begins the task of establishing its infrastructure.  Mohammed Magarief’s […]

Weekly Security Update

 By Gary Sandiford, Olive Group’s Dubai based assessments manager.  Olive Group is a leading provider of security and technology solutions and has been operating in Libya since mid 2011.    Overview On the 8 August the National Transitional Council (NTC) handed over power to the new 200-member General National Congress (GNC).  The National Front Party […]

UK Security Firm Temporarily Suspends Libya Operations

SNE Special Projects, the British risk-management firm, has suspended its security operations in Libya due to the restrictions in place under Decree 248, which requires all foreign security companies to be licensed and significantly strengthens entry criteria, reports the Libya Herald. The company’s Managing Director, Jason Woods, told the Libya Herald that the company had […]

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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 […]

Weekly Security Update

By Gary Sandiford, Olive Group’s Dubai based assessments manager.  Olive Group is a leading provider of security and technology solutions and has been operating in Libya since mid 2011.   Overview The outgoing National Transitional Council (NTC) announced that it would formally hand over power to the new elected assembly on 8 August, amid apparently […]

Libya-Tunisia Border Crossing Closed

The Libyan-Tunisian border crossing between Dahiba [Dehiba, Dhiba] and Wazin [Wazen, Wazn, Wazzen, Wazzin] was closed by the Libyan authorities on Sunday following angry clashes between Libyans and Tunisians over the weekend. According to the Libya Helrald, the dispute started on Friday between when a Libyan and a Tunisian, both unnamed, were involved in an […]