Italian PM, Delegation Start Visit to Libya

Italian prime minister Mario Monti arrived in the Libyan capital, Tripoli Saturday to revive a treaty of friendship and to offer his nation’s expertise in training police in the country that after an eight-month revolution emerged from the dictatorial rule of Muammar Gaddafi. On his first visit to Libya since the ousting of Gaddafi, Monti […]

Humanitarian aid containers shipped to Libya

Two containers full of clothing and blankets were shipped to Libya by the Civil Protection Department this morning to assist displaced persons. Speaking before the containers were loaded onto trucks at the CPD’s Humanitarian Aid Unit in Marsa, Home Affairs Minister Carm Mifsud Bonnici said that although the civil war in Libya was no longer […]

Jordan to train 10,000 Libyan ex-rebels

Libya will send 10,000 former rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi’s regime to Jordan for training in order to integrate them into the interior ministry, a senior official told AFP. The two countries signed a memorandum of understanding for the training of 10,000 “thuwar” (revolutionaries), ministry spokesman General Abdelmonem al-Tunsi said. As per the text […]

Libya and Tunisia sign security accord

Libya and Tunisia agreed on Thursday to boost cooperation on security, the fight against “terrorist groups” and border controls, according to a memorandum of understanding signed in Tripoli. The north African neighbours agreed to “exchange information on the activities and crimes of terrorist groups… their sources of financing and the movements of their leaders,” said […]

Conoco Books Tanker to Ship Libyan Oil to U.S., Shipbrokers Say

ConocoPhillips booked an oil tanker to haul Libyan crude to the U.S. as the North African country boosts output following the overthrow of Muammar Qaddafi last year, data from shipbrokers including Poten & Partners show. The Donat, a 1 million-barrel carrier owned by Zadar, Croatia-based Tankerska Plovidba DD, was hired to load 135,000 metric tons […]

Libya issues tender to buy oil products in Feb -trade

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) has issued a tender to buy gasoil, fuel oil and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for delivery in February, traders said on Thursday. Meanwhile, prior negotiations for the supply of up to 3 million tonnes each of gasoil, gasoline and fuel oil in 2012 are still underway, according to traders. Traders […]

UAE ready to help Libya with skills and knowledge

The UAE is willing to help the Libyan government in anyway that it can, with skills or transfer of knowledge, as well as encouraging businesses from the UAE to invest in Libya. “Libya at this stage is in need of many things, and the UAE has specific skills we can offer,” Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash, […]