NTC chairman inaugurates Jordan’s Libya field hospital

Libya’s National Transitional Council (NTC) Chairman Mustafa Abdul Jalil on Thursday inaugurated Jordan’s field hospital in Benghazi, established recently to provide healthcare to the Libyan people. In his opening address, Abdul Jalil lauded “the distinguished medical care of the Royal Medical Services and the Kingdom’s hospitals”, urging Libyan doctors to benefit from the expertise of […]

Ambassador to Libya stresses ‘long-term plan’

South Korea needs a long-term, diversified plan to set up new diplomatic ties with Libya as it transitions from Moammar Gadhafi’s decades-long rule, Seoul’s top diplomat to the North African state said Friday. “Economy should not be the only focus,” Cho Dae-sik, the South Korean ambassador to Libya, told reporters in Seoul. “We need a […]

S. Korea to send more water engineers to Libya this month

A second batch of South Korean water engineers will leave for Libya later this month to help the war-torn nation restore its water supply services, a Seoul official said Friday. Water is still in short supply and security conditions in Libya have not fully stabilized although the country’s nine-month civil war ended last month with […]

Egypt Air to Resume Flights to Tripoli Nov. 17

Egypt’s national airline, Egypt Air, is to follow the examples of Turkish Airlines and Italian carrier Alitalia’s example and resume flights to the Libyan capital Tripoli next week, marking a step toward normalcy after Libya’s eight-month civil war. Egypt Air, that has been running four flights per week to the eastern city of Benghazi since […]

A New Libyan Political Party Taking Shape On Lines of ‘Moderate’ Islamic Democracy

Libya’s Islamists are forming a new party that will be run on the “moderate” Libyan cleric Dr Ali al-Sallabi announced during an interview carried in Thursday’s British national daily newspaper, The Daily Telegraph. Dr Al-Sallabi, who spent eight years in the former regime’s most notorious prison Abu Salim, and described as the figurehead of Libya’s […]

OPEC Oil Output Rose in October on Libya, Saudi Arabia, IEA Says

OPEC crude production rose in October as Libyan output recovered quicker than expected and Saudi Arabia pumped more, the International Energy Agency said. Daily supply from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries’ 12 members increased to 30.01 million barrels a day in October from 29.91 million in September, the Paris-based agency said today in its […]