New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The UN has advertised new career opportunities in Libya: Local Development Facilitator, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Safety Officer, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Consultant: Reproductive Health Specialist Trainer, International Medical Corps (IMC) (Source: UN)

Guterres: US blocking Libya Envoy was “Serious Mistake”

By John Lee. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (pictured) has said that the Trump administration’s decision to block a former Palestinian prime minister from leading the U.N. political mission in Libya was “a serious mistake.” Washington blocked the proposed appointment of Salam Fayyad saying t said it was acting to support Israel. Associated Press quotes Guterres […]

Tripoli International Airport holds Opening Ceremony

On February 16, Tripoli International Airport was officially reopened after over two years of closure following severe damage during heavy clashes in 2014. Despite the presence of some officials closely linked to the Government of National Accord (GNA), the ceremony was very much led by the General National Congress (GNC). GNC leader, Khalifa al-Ghweil, gave […]

LNA resumes Pre-Emptive Airstrikes in the Oil Crescent

Following a number of indicators that a new offensive against the oil crescent was being planned, the Libyan National Army (LNA) resumed pre-emptive airstrikes last week against targets in Jufra and Mabruk oilfield. It is understood that both BDB and GNA MoD 12 Brigade were targeted in a series of strikes starting on 09 February. […]

Video: Six years since the fall of Gaddafi

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. It has been six years since a popular uprising led to the fall of the Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi. Libyans were hoping for an era of democracy, economic prosperity and social peace, but little […]

Kobler: “Opportunity should not be Wasted”

Speaking on the sixth anniversary of the Libyan Revolution, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General For Libya, Martin Kobler, has said the opportunity afforded by the Libyan Political Agreement should not be wasted: “Six years ago, Libyan women and men courageously embarked on the path of transformation and change. Their revolution toppled a dictatorship […]

GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Libya Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in the country, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of […]

Rada arrests Mellitah Execs in Fraud Probe

Libya Herald reports that four senior executives from Mellitah Oil and Gas have been detained in Tripoli over an alleged fraud involving the new $425-million GAZA Floating, Storage, Offloading Marine Terminal (FSO) (pictured) at Bouri Offshore Field. They were detained by the Rada Deterrence Force, which alleges that they abused their authority and wasted public […]