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GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Libya Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in the country, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of […]

NOC denies media reports about El Fil

The NOC said on Thursday that, contrary to media reports, the El Fil [El Feel, Elephant] oil field remains closed and under force majeure. The field depends on electric power from Sharara, which itself remains closed as a result of closing the Al Rayayina valves. The NOC reiterated its appeal for immediate and unconditional opening […]

Trump says no US Role in Libya

US President Donald Trump has said that the US has “no role” in Libya. At a joint press conference, the US president rejected a plea from the Italian prime minister Paolo Gentiloni for the US to maintain its “very critical” role in the country and help build political consensus around the struggling UN-backed government in […]

3 Reasons why Partitioning Libya is a Bad Idea

By Mustafa Fetouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. In their final communique at the end of their two-day meeting in Italy on April 10, the foreign ministers of the Group of Seven yet again expressed their unequivocal support of […]

Schlumberger, AGOCO, measure Wells at Sarir

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced that its technical team at the Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) and their counterparts at Schlumberger have implemented the first services of oil well measurements at Sarir oilfield. Mustafa Sanalla, NOC Chairman, thanked the AGOCO employees of for their enthusiasm and loyalty. The NOC also welcomes the return […]

294,436 Internally Displaced, 196,852 Return Home

IOM Libya DTM Report: 294,436 Internally Displaced, 196,852 Return Home IOM Libya’s latest Displacement Tracking Matrix Mobility Tracking report shows that there are 294,436 IDP individuals residing in 89 baladiyas (municipalities) across the country and 196,852 individuals who have returned to their homes across 30 baladiyas. Data collection for IOM Libya’s eighth Mobility Tracking report, […]

Medco may return to Libya

Mustafa Sanalla, NOC Chairman, has met with Indonesian Ambassador Raudin Anwar and his accompanying delegation at NOC Offices in Tripoli. Also attending were Abulgasem Shingheer, Member of the Board of Directors, Fathi Madi, Manager of Investment Department and Mr. Salah Ben Ali Manager of International Cooperation Office at NOC. The meeting discussed the mutual cooperation […]

UNICEF announces ‘Child Friendly Municipality Award’

With the support from the Libyan Ministry of Local Government and the European Union, UNICEF announced the launch of a contest for the ‘Child Friendly Municipality’ Award in Libya. The Award aims to promote Child Rights and a protective environment for children and youth at the municipal level. Mayors and government officials from all over […]