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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 […]

Video: Fighting Escalates in Derna

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Sixteen fighters have been killed and 11 others wounded in the eastern Libyan city of Derna. Fighting has intensified between forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar and local militias. Haftar’s forces say they […]

Video: Female Activists struggle to bring Change to Libya

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya has long been of the world’s strictest male-dominated societies. Years of conflict and an increase in lawlessness has only marginalised women even more, but female activism is on the rise in some areas. […]

Video: Libya, From Arab Spring to Failed State?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. A political solution appears to remain out of reach for Libya seven years after Muammar Gaddafi’s toppling. The country is grappling with civil war, humanitarian crises and the threat from ISIL, leading some to […]

Video: Displaced Tawerghans Allowed to Return

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya’s internationally recognised government is allowing people displaced during the 2011 revolution to return to their homes. They were forced from the town of Tawergha after fighters there supported former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. […]

Video: Slave Trade in Libya – Counting the Cost

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The UN-backed government in Libya said it’s looking into allegations that African migrants are being sold at ‘slave markets’ in Libya. According to reports, the trade works by preying on the tens of thousands […]