UNESCO was informed, by several sources on 21 September that military action is intensifying within and around the Archaeological Site of Sabratha in Libya, inscribed on the World Heritage List since 1982. In view of this situation, the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, calls on all parties to cease violence and ensure the protection of […]
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By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Demolition of Tank-13 at Ras Lanuf Tank Farm, Harouge Oil Operations (HOO) Slickline Services for Reservoir Monitoring, Rigless and Rig Activity at Sabratha Platform and Bahr Essalam Offshore Field, Mellitah Oil and Gas Upgrade of Transmission System, Mellitah Oil and Gas Catering and cleaning […]
The Italian Eni Group has started drilling an exploratory well in the off-shore basin of Sabrata, a concession granted to the oil and gas company by virtue of an exploration and production partnership agreement between the company and the National Oil Corporation (NOC). The NOC said in a report that the well was being drilled […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]