Tag Archives | Egypt

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 […]

Joint statement from Arab League, African Union, UN

Joint statement from the League of Arab States, African Union and United Nations: 1. The League of Arab States, the African Union, and the United Nations held a consultative meeting at the headquarters of the League of Arab States on 21 January 2017 to discuss the situation in Libya in the context of the Troika […]

Is ‘Grand Political Bargain’ in Store for Libya?

By Jason Pack for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. In Libya’s ever-shifting sands, where conspiracy and disinformation overlay a reality shaped by fluid political alliances, erratic military maneuvers and a crumbling economy, it can be challenging to paint an accurate […]

Kerry Rules out Military Action in Libya

US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni in Rome on Friday, to discuss, amongst other topics, the evolving situation in Libya. Kerry told a press briefing: “[We] are both deeply committed to 6 million Libyans who are – 6 million plus who are being held hostage by individual ambitions […]