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Libya near Bottom in “Passport Power”

By John Lee. Libya has been rated joint-eleventh-from-the-bottom of the list in a ranking of the ‘passport power’ of 199 countries around the world. The list, compiled by passportindex.org, ranked passports by their ability to allow persons to travel visa-free to other destinations. Top of the list was Germany, followed by Sweden and Singapore, while […]

New Allegations of Corruption in the Libyan Oil Industry

By John Lee. An investigation by Fairfax Media — publisher of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald newspapers — and The Huffington Post, claims that Monaco-based Unaoil has been involved in widespread bribery and corruption in the oil industry, including in Iraq, Iran and Libya. Following examination of tens of thousands of emails, the report says that Unaoil […]

Video: “Iran, not Libya, behind Lockerbie”

From Channel 4 News. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The Lockerbie bombing was ordered by Iranian officials in retaliation for the US shooting down one of its civilian aircraft, a high level defector claims. Former Iranian intelligence official Abolghassem Mesbahi, who has […]

Iranian Non-Oil Exports to Libya hit $4.7m

The value of Iran’s exports of non-oil goods to Libya hit $4.73 million last year, Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) announced. The main products were included grapes, pistachios, radiators and related parts, medicine, dried pistachio and soft drinks. Last week, Iranian First Vice-President Mohammad Reza Rahimi announced that Iran’s non-oil exports witnessed an eye-catching growth […]

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Video: Mali war – What Happens Next?

From Iran’s PressTV. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Hundreds of insurgents have been killed in the world’s latest war happening in Mali, France says. Civilian casualties are still unknown. Rebels, flooded with arms from the Libyan war, launched attacks on the […]

Video: Libya Unable to Create Unity

From Iran’s PressTV. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. “Libya unable to create an atmosphere of genuine political unity.” A political analyst tells Iran’s Press TV that there hasn’t been any achievement or progress in Libya over the last year and a […]

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Video: Tawergha – Libya’s “Dirty Secret”

From Iran’s PressTV. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. NATO’s ‘humanitarian intervention’ in Libya was supposed to bring peace while, every day, stories come out highlighting the tribal divide engulfing the country. A recent report by Amnesty International shows that human rights […]