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LIA-Tripoli welcomes new Govt of National Accord

The Tripoli-based Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) today welcomed the establishment of the new Government of National Accord, and extended its congratulations to the Libyan people for achieving reconciliation. In a statement, it reaffirmed its readiness to fully cooperate with the Government of National Accord in providing all relevant data, reports and support. The Chairman and […]

Tripoli Central Bank meets with new Govt

Mr. Faiez Mustafa El Serraj, President of the Presidential Council, along with members of the Presidential Council, met with Mr. Saddek Elkaber, Governor of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL), at the headquarters of the Presidential Council in Tripoli to discuss issues concerning public affairs. Topics of discussion: Managing the cash liquidity problem and opening […]

EU adds 3 Libyans to Sanctions List

On Friday the Council of the European Union announced that it had “added three names to the list of people subject to EU restrictive measures against Libya.” The three names added to the list are: Agila Saleh (pictured), president of the Libyan Council of Deputies in the House of Representatives; Khalifa Ghweil, prime minister and […]

Mogherini Talks with Serraj and Kobler

Today the HRVP Federica Mogherini spoke with the Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Al Sarraj and the UNSRSG for Libya, Martin Kobler. They discussed the recent encouraging developments in the country and the support that the EU can provide for the next steps in the implementation of the Libya Political Agreement. The HRVP congratulated Prime Minister […]

UN-backed Presidential Council Arrives in Tripoli

By John Lee. Members of Libya’s UN-backed Presidential Council have reportedly arrived in Tripoli, defying opposition attempts to keep them out. According to a report from Reuters, seven members of the council, including prime minister designate Fayez Sarraj, arrived by boat from Tunisia at Tripoli’s Abusita naval base amid tight security on Wednesday. Tripoli’s airspace […]

Harouge Tender for Turbine Maintenance

Harouge Oil Operations, a joint operating company on behalf of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) Libya and Suncor Oil (North Africa) GmbH, announces an invitation to participate in tender No (06/2016) for companies that have the required Legal and valid License documents, for C-Type Maintenance for GT-35 Gas Turbine and Alternator at Amal Field. Scope […]

Weekly Security Summary by SNE Special Projects 29 March 2016

This week has been dominated by rumour and speculation in regards to the arrival of Faiez Serraj and his Unity Government into Tripoli. It was reported late on Thursday evening that four of the Unity Government Presidency council had arrived in Tripoli. This led to the head of the Tripoli Government Khalifa Ghwell announcing a […]

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GNA blames Tripoli for Airspace Closure

Reuters reports that the Government of National Accord (GNA) has accused authorities in Tripoli of closing the capital’s airspace to prevent it from travelling from Tunis to start work. Its Presidential Council said a minority led by the Tripoli-based prime minister was “terrorising the safe population of Tripoli and obstructing the unity government by closing […]