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Video: Who can shape Libya’s future?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. For more than 40 years Libya was ruled with an iron-fist by dictator Muammar Gaddafi… until his reign came to a bloody end in 2011. But since then the country’s been torn by civil […]

Video: Palermo Talks – Commitments but no Joint Statement

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The United Nations Envoy for Libya says warlord Khalifa Haftar is committed to an action plan to end seven years of fighting. Haftar, his rival Fayez al-Sarraj, and other foreign powers endorsed the plan […]

Video: Haftar joins Libya Conference in Palermo

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Renegade General Khalifa Haftar has arrived in Palermo, Italy for an international conference – attended by Libya’s leaders and foreign powers – exploring a new United Nations peace plan for Libya. The summit aims […]

Video: Dynamite Fishing thrives in Libya’s Chaos

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libyan fishermen in Tripoli react to the increasing use of dynamite to catch fish. Dynamite or blast fishing has flourished in Libya since the 2011 when the country became rife with weapons and explosives in […]

Video: Economic Woes Overshadow Eid al-Adha

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. As Muslims prepare to celebrate the festival of Eid al-Adha, Libyans are complaining of a huge jump in the price of sheep. Muslims offer a ritual sacrifice of a sheep during Eid and distribute […]

Video: IDPs Running out of Time and Resources

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Fighting in the Libyan city of Benghazi has displaced hundreds of families who have come to rely on the government, UN and NGO support. But now that support has starting to fade and IDPs […]

Video: Who Controls Libya’s Oil Riches?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The battle to control the largest oil reserves in Africa has taken a new twist – which is turning off the lifeblood of the Libyan economy. Renewed fighting has shut down oil terminals and […]

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Video: Haftar Pushes Against Militia in Oil Crescent

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Fighting has escalated in Libya’s so-called “oil crescent”. Forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar have struck a rival armed group after their attack on oil terminals on Thursday. The area has been under […]