Tag Archives | Egypt

Int’l Community Rallies Behind Ghassan Salame

By John Lee. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson chaired a meeting about Libya on Thursday with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and their colleagues from Italy, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and France. At a joint press conference after the meeting, Johnson said: “Libya is a front line in our common struggle against terrorism and […]

US “Fully Committed” to Working with All Libyans

The United States has said it is fully committed to working with all Libyans to help advance stabilization and resolve the conflict in Libya. In a statement from the U.S. Embassy in Libya, it continued: “The United States engages a wide range of Libyan political and security figures.  Ambassador Bodde meets regularly with Prime Minister […]

Serraj, Haftar Agree to Ceasefire and Elections

In support of the action of the United Nations and in the framework of the implementation of the Skhirat Agreement, taking into account the initiatives of the international organizations working on Libya including the African Union, the European Union and the League of Arab States, and underlining the efforts made by Libya’s friend countries and […]

EU announces Extra Support for Libya

With the situation becoming ever more pressing along the Central Mediterranean migration route, the EU has announced additional measure to support Libya to fight smugglers and enhance border control to reduce the number of people taking hazardous journeys to Europe. Among other measures, the European Commission will: Further enhance the capacity of the Libyan authorities […]

Bayda Govt cuts Diplomatic Ties with Qatar

By John Lee. Libya’s eastern-based government has reportedly cut diplomatic ties with Qatar. According to Reuters , the Bayda government took the action after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) severed ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism, although Foreign Minister Mohamed Dayri gave no explanation for the move. Egypt and […]

Video: Egypt bombs Derna after attack against Christians

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. At least 28 people were killed in Egypt after gunmen attacked vehicles carrying Christian worshippers. The Egyptian air force carried out six air raids in neighbouring Libya just hours after the attack. Al Jazeera’s […]

NOC meets with Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)

Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman if the National Oil Corporation (NOC), has met with Abed Ez Erijal Al Milahi, Chief Executive Officer of the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), and Salah Ismail Hamed, Chairman of the Board and the seconded member  for Petrojet — a  company  affiliated with  EGPC — on Tuesday. Also present were Majdi Jibril […]