The Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanalla, met with Mr. Shaban Qasem Agha Head of the Committee Formed for Examining the Petroleum Higher Institute in Tobruk Municipality on Thursday 10 August 2017 in the presence of Mr. Abdalla Khalifa Alhadad Member of the Committee Formed by the Board of Directors’ Decision No. […]
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salame arrived in Benghazi today as part of his ongoing efforts to engage Libyans everywhere on how best to move the political process forward and bring peace to the country. Landing at Banina Airport, the SRSG, welcomed […]
Six years of armed conflict and political instability have affected almost every part of Libya, claiming thousands of lives and leaving thousands more injured. Beyond the immediate casualties, the ongoing insecurity and violence has disrupted access to public utilities and services, with a dramatic impact on public health facilities. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) 2017 […]
The chairman of Libyan Airlines, Fathi Al-Shatti, was reportedly seized by armed men nearly three weeks ago and is allegedly being held without charge at a base of the Rada Deterence Force, a local militia which controls the Mitiga Airport. African Aerospace quotes sources at Mitiga Airport as saying that Al-Shatti was kidnapped after he […]
Statement from UNICEF Regional Director, Geert Cappelaere, following his first visit to the country: “Six years since the crisis began in Libya, over 550,000 children need assistance because of political instability, on-going conflict, displacement, and economic collapse. Heavy violence in some parts of the country has forced families to flee their homes. More than 80,000 […]
The United States has said it is fully committed to working with all Libyans to help advance stabilization and resolve the conflict in Libya. In a statement from the U.S. Embassy in Libya, it continued: “The United States engages a wide range of Libyan political and security figures. Ambassador Bodde meets regularly with Prime Minister […]
From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The Libyan navy ordere foreign vessels to stay out of a coastal “search and rescue zone” for migrants headed for Europe, a measure it said targeted NGOs.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salame, arrived in Tripoli today and met with President Faiez al-Sarraj, Presidency Council (PC) members and the Head of the High Council of State, Abdulrahman al-Sweihli. In a joint press conference after the meeting, President Sarraj […]