Weekly Security Review

Summary Tripoli will remain stable although there is an on-going risk of clashes between rival militia groups. In a clash on 3 January, four people were killed and five injured. Meanwhile, a local militia leader claimed to have detained a number of pro-Gaddafi supporters who were planning to carry out an attack in the capital. […]

Media Conference for Libya Western Region

The Mass Media Conference, a three day event for journalists kicked off in the Peoples Conference Hall in Tripoli with the participation of over 150 persons related to media from all over the western region. Journalists from the different cities addressed the conference highlighting a few of the challenges media personnel are facing in the […]

Libya Offers Legal Contracts to Egyptian Local Workforce

Libya’s Ministry of Labor says it wishes to hire foreign labor, including Egyptians and has set a two-month deadline for illegal expatriate workers residing in Libyan lands to send their applications. “This will offer a window of opportunity to foreign laborers working in Libya illegally to adjust their status,” the ministry said in a press […]

Libya NOC To Export About 700,000 B/D On Average In January -Oil Chief

Libya’s National Oil Co. is planning to increase crude exports to about 700,000 barrels a day on average in January, its chairman said Monday, as the war-torn nation brings relief to markets jittered by U.S.-Iranian tensions. Speaking to Dow Jones Newswires, Nuri Berruien said “the monthly average will be roughly 700,000 barrels a day, plus […]

Germany Pledges to Help Libya Rebuild

During a one-day visit to Libya on Sunday, sandwiched between trips to Algeria and Tunisia, German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle said on Sunday his country was ready to contribute to the reconstruction of Libya following the collapse of Muammar Gaddafi’s 42-year rule. During his first visit to the country since the National Transitional Council took […]

Turkish Cargo launches freighter flights to Libya

Turkish Airlines’ (THY) cargo services has launched scheduled freighter flights to  the Libyan airport Mitiga, 8 kms from Tripoli. The flights will commence twice-weekly, on Wednesdays and Sundays. Depending on demand, the A310 Freighter, which offers a capacity of 36 tons or the A330-200 Freighter, which offers a capacity of 65 tons, will be delivering the cargo. […]

Conflict over, 1.2million children to return to school in Libya

More than 1.2 million children return to school in Libya on Saturday, 10 months after evacuating classrooms because of the fighting during the country’s popular uprising. The conflict took a heavy toll on Libya’s education system, with schools closed, damaged and used for military and humanitarian purposes.Many children suffered deep scars from the violence and […]

Libya NTC says to review investments worldwide

Libya will review its investments in the Arab world, Africa, and elsewhere, and it will make major agricultural and property investments in neighboring Sudan, the chairman of its ruling National Transitional Council said Saturday. “We have a general view to review all investments in the Arab world, the African continent and elsewhere,” Mustafa Abdul Jalil […]