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Video: ‘Feminine Discourse’ in Libyan Political Reconciliation

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libyan activist Zahra’ Langhi on ‘feminine discourse’ in political reconciliation Zahra’ Langhi, co-founder of the Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace, tells The Stream on Al Jazeera: “Congresswomen were threatened and bullied physically and verbally […]

AmCham Libya Resumes Activities

The American Chamber of Commerce in Libya – AmCham Libya – has announced that it has resumed activities and is currently rebuilding its membership base. The major activity of an AmCham is to provide service to member firms who support the organization. AmCham Libya facilitates business between the U.S. and Libya, provides a forum in […]

Libya: The Time to Avoid Escalation is Now

By John Lee. Libya is on the brink of a new escalation and a deepening of the division between the eastern region under General Khalifa Haftar and the rest of the country nominally under the control of an ever-weaker UN-backed government headed by Fayez Serraj, according to a report prepared for the European Council on […]

Libya Ranks 68th in World Happiness Ranking

By John Lee. Libya has ranked 68th out of 155 countries in the latest World Happiness Report. The report, produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), contains analysis from leading experts in the fields of economics, neuroscience, national statistics, and describes how measurements of subjective well-being can be used effectively to assess national progress. […]

Video: EU to Crackdown on People-Smuggling in Libya

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. EU countries to crackdown on people-smuggling in Libya As refugees seek a new life in Europe, they face a perilous journey crossing the Mediterranean. Officials from eight EU countries have pledged $96m to the […]

Chinese Oil Firms consider Return to Libya

By John Lee. The Chairman of the  Tripoli-based National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanallah, has met with the Chinese Ambassador to Libya as well as a number of senior officials from UNIPEC, which is subsidiary of state-owned Sinopec. The meedting discussed the possibility of the firms returning to the oil industry in Libya, and finish […]

Ports Prepare to Resume Oil Shipments

By John Lee. The oil ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf are reportedly resuming operations and preparing to export crude oil following a two-week pause due to clashes. Forces loyal to eastern-based Khalifa Haftar regained control over the two ports on 14th March. According to Bloomberg, Libya’s total production rose from 621,000 bpd to […]