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EU-Funded Workshop assesses Libyan Marine Environment

EU-funded workshop to assess state of Libyan marine environment In the framework of ENI SEIS II South Support Mechanism, a workshop for Libyan experts is to be organised on 11-12 September 2018 in Alexandria, Egypt. This workshop aims to identify: the major Libyan coastal and marine priority issues, the main issues contributing to the pollution and […]

Quartet renews Commitment to LPA, GNA

Cairo, 30 April 2018 1. The League of Arab States (LAS), the African Union (AU), the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) held their fourth meeting at the headquarters of the League of Arab States on 30 April 2018 to discuss the situation in Libya and further coordinate their efforts in support of […]

Can Cairo talks Succeed in Uniting Libya?

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. Can Cairo talks succeed in uniting Libya’s divided armed forces? The Egyptian initiative to unite the Libyan military is almost complete after several meetings were held between Libyan military officials who split up […]

Sanalla discusses Cooperation with Egypt

By John Lee. Mustafa Sanalla, NOC Chairman of the Board, has met with Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of the Arab Republic of Egypt. The meeting addressed the technical needs of the Libyan oil sector to which the companies affiliated to the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources may contribute […]

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 […]