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EU to train Libyan Coast Guard and Navy

A Memorandum of Understanding on the training of the Libyan Coast Guard and Navy was signed yesterday in Rome between EUNAVFOR Med Operation Sophia and the Libyan Coast Guard. The Operation will conduct a training programme of Libyan Coast Guards and Navy, in coordination with other EU agencies and international actors, in three consecutive phases […]

UN Welcomes resumption of HoR sessions as “New Dynamic”

Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Martin Kobler welcomes the statement issued today by the Presidency Council (PC) and commends the resumption of the House of Representatives (HoR) sessions. Martin Kobler reiterates his full support to the PC under the leadership of Prime Minister Serraj […]

Video: Libyan forces push into last IS-held areas of Sirte

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Forces loyal to Libya’s UN-backed unity government push into the last areas of Sirte held by the Islamic State group in what was the jihadists’ coastal stronghold.

D&M Won Lobbying Contract for Tobruk Govt

By John Lee. Montreal-based consultancy firm Dickens & Madson has filed a disclosure with the US Department of Justice listing Libya’s Tobruk-based government as a client. The recently-filed Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) documents state that in late 2015 the company agreed a $6-million deal to act on behalf of the House of Representatives, President […]

Airstrikes Continue to Pound IS

At the request of, and in coordination with, the Libyan Government of National Accord, U.S. Africa Command conducted precision air strikes against Daesh targets in Sirte, Libya. As a result, the following targets were struck by U.S. forces: Aug. 19: One Daesh supply truck Two enemy fighting positions One Daesh supply truck Aug. 20: Ten […]

Tender: New Reverse Osmosis Plant

The Main Tenders Committee of Azzawiya Oil Refining Company (ARC), a subsidiary of National Oil Corporation (NOC) of Libya, invites reputed and specialized local and international contractors to participate in the tender for the following project for prequalification purposes: Name of the Project New Reverse Osmosis Plant ARC intends to perform the works of design, […]

Rehabilitation Approved for Benghazi, Obari and Kikla

Stabilization Facility for Libya Approves Rehabilitation Packages for Benghazi, Obari and Kikla The UNDP Stabilization Facility for Libya Project Board met this morning in Tunis under the leadership of HE Dr. Taher Al-Jehaimi, Minister of Planning, and Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari, the Deputy SRSG and UNDP Resident Representative. The Board was attended by the Ambassadors or […]

More Int’l Jobs in Libya

By John Lee. The United Nations (UN) has advertised new jobs in Libya: Resident Program Manager/Senior Program Manager & Governance, National Democratic Institute (NDI) Emergency Health Coordinator, International Rescue Committee (IRC) (Source: UN)