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Libya’s World Heritage Sites put on Danger List

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has placed the five World Heritage sites of Libya on the List of World Heritage in Danger because of damage caused by the conflict affecting the country and the threat of further damage it poses. The five sites are: Archaeological Site of Cyrene (pictured); Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna; Archaeological Site […]

Video: Life Returns Sabratha after IS ‘Shock’

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. For four days and nights, terrified residents of Sabratha huddled in their homes as Islamic State group fighters battled local militias after briefly overrunning the centre of the Libyan city.

Weekly Security Report by SNE Special Projects Consultancy, 1 Mar 2016

The Libyan House of Representatives parliamentary body based in Tobruk has again postponed until next week the vote on the national unity government, at the time when the international community continue to stress the need to fight against terrorism in Libya “as part of the international legitimacy”. A majority of lawmakers from Libya’s internationally recognised […]

Video: ‘Libya Dawn’ Militiamen Parade in Sabratha

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Members of a brigade loyal to the Fajr Libya (Libya Dawn), an alliance of Islamist-backed fighters, paraded on Sunday in Sabratha, west of the capital Tripoli, following battles against the Islamic State (IS) group.

U.S. Airstrike in Libya Targets ISIL Training Camp

The U.S. military conducted an airstrike in Libya early today targeting an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant training camp near Sabratha, and Noureddine Chouchane, also known as “Sabir,” a Tunisian national who was an ISIL senior facilitator in Libya associated with the training camp, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said. In May, Tunisian […]

Pentagon: Strike on ISIL Camp Protected National Security

The U.S. military’s airstrike on an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant training camp early today near rural Sabratha, Libya — a strike that also targeted a senior ISIL facilitator — was conducted after surveillance showed both were threats to U.S. national security, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said in a news conference today. […]

Mellitah Extends Pre-Qual for Painting

The Mellitah Oil & Gas Company (Oil Division) intends to extend the duration of submitting a tender No (ITT/011/MAIN/15) until 27/12/2015 Pre-qualification interested, experienced and reputable Companies specialized in providing similar services stated beloware invited to submit all requirements for inclusion in the bidders list within this duration. TENDER NO. (ITT/011/MAIN/15) Remedial Painting services on […]

IS Threat to Sabratha UNESCO Site

Fighters loyal to the Islamic State group (IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) have reportedly taken over the ancient Roman city of Sabratha in western Libya. Libyan news sources said the radical Islamist group took over the coastal city of about 100,000 people, and the ruins of the second and third century Roman city, which UNESCO recognized […]