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EU Funds Training for Libyan Students

Libyan universities and Chambers of Commerce from 6 Libyan cities (Benghazi, Gharyan, Misrata, Sebha,Tripoli and Zintan) signed up for offering 30 hour Joint Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development to Libyan students and young graduates with a business idea. This initiative is financed by the Delegation of the European Union to Libya and the French […]

Approach to Refugees and Migrants “Must Change”

UNHCR and IOM joint statement: International approach to refugees and migrants in Libya must change On 3 July, more than 50 refugees and migrants lost their lives in an airstrike on the Tajoura Detention Centre in the east of Libya’s Tripoli. This week, we appealed to the European Union and African Union to prevent such […]

New Challenges for Moscow with Arrest of ‘Russian trolls’

By Kirill Semenov for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. New challenges for Moscow with arrest of ‘Russian trolls’ in Libya Security forces of Libya’s internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) reportedly arrested two Russian men in Tripoli in May, though the arrests […]

Cash for Sale in Libyan Markets

By John Lee. There’s an excellent piece by Nabih Bulos in the Los Angeles Times, on the foreign exchange markets in Libya. “The strategy for making profits here is simple“, he says. “It’s a matter of exploiting both the scarcity of money as well as the difference between the official exchange rate, where a dollar […]

Atshan Gas Field to supply Obari Power Plant

The Board of Directors of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) have approved Zallaf Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Company’s plans to expedite exploration at the Atshan gas field (NC210 and NC151), with a view to supplying natural gas to the Obari power plant located some 170 kilometres away. A feasibility study to further develop […]

Elizabeth Hoff appointed WHO Representative in Libya

By John Lee. Elizabeth Hoff has been appointed World Health Organization (WHO) Representative in Libya. She has been WHO Representative in Syria since 2012, where she led the emergency health response in what has been described as the world’s largest and most complex humanitarian emergency. (Source: WHO)

Latest Libyan Shock Should Come as No Surprise

By Karim Mezran, for the Atlantic Council. A few years ago, I was asked by an international journalist to comment on rumors about the presence of French troops in eastern Libya. Purportedly, France was actively supporting former Qaddafi army general Khalifa Haftar in his attempt to expand his control over the entire region of Cyrenaica. […]

Weekly Security Report from Whispering Bell

Advertising Feature Whispering Bell produces a 7-10 page report that covers the past week of political, security, and economic events that occurred within Libya, comprehensive data/risk collection, maps for country-wide security events, and includes forward-looking analysis on the political and security situation over the coming weeks. Please click here to download an edited version of […]