Video: AU to play More Prominent Role in Libya

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. AU to play more prominent role in resolving Libya conflict Smail Chergui, African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security, says during a two-day African Union summit in Addis Ababa that the AU seeks to play […]

UNSMIL Statement on Geneva Talks

UNSMIL Statement on the first round of Talks of Libyan 5+5 Joint Military Commission in Geneva The first round of talks of the Libyan 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC), which had started on Monday 3 February 2020, concluded this afternoon at the Palais des Nations (Geneva) in the presence of the Special Representative of the […]

Renovation of Al-Birkat Health Centre in Ghat

25000 will have access to health services after the renovation of Al-Birkat Health Centre in Ghat Funded by the European Union and in coordination with the Ministry of Local Government, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) fully rehabilitated Al-Birkat Health Centre in Ghat and handed it over to the Municipality. The centre was not functioning […]

Algeria vies for Leading Role in Libya Peace Process

By Simon Speakman Cordall for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Algeria battles larger countries to vie for leading role in Libya peace process Algeria is continuing to bring its historic diplomatic weight to bear on international attempts to stabilize Libya. […]

Divide deepens as Eastern Forces Close Oil Ports

By George Mikhail for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libyan divide deepens as eastern forces shut down oil ports A new weapon is being used as a means of pressure in the Libyan conflict. Namely, Libya’s oil. The Tripoli-based National […]

Call for Proposal: Study on Smuggling of Migrants

By John Lee. IOM Libya Research has recently advertised a call for proposal to conduct a Study on Smuggling of Migrants and Trafficking in Persons in Libya in partnership with UNODC and UNICEF. Applications and proposals can be submitted following instructions here. Deadline for submission: 10 February 2020 (Source: UNGM)

Weekly Security Report from Whispering Bell

Advertising Feature Whispering Bell produces a 7-10 page report that covers the past week of political, security, and economic events that occurred within Libya, comprehensive data/risk collection, maps for country-wide security events, and includes forward-looking analysis on the political and security situation over the coming weeks. Please click here to download an edited version of […]

Algeria, Libya Plan Free Trade Zone

By John Lee. Algerian Minister of Trade Kamel Rezig (pictured) has reportedly announced a joint initiative with Libya to establish a free trade area. Xinhua quotes him as telling 300 businessmen at an Algerian-Libyan Business Forum in Algiers that his government is keen to remove all obstacles to boosting trade with Libya. He also revealed that […]