Tag Archives | Tripoli

Who is Fighting Whom in Tripoli?

Khalifa Haftar’s offensive to take Tripoli, Libya’s capital and largest city, has stalled. Launched in April 2019, the campaign has triggered the largest mobilization of fighters in western Libya since the revolution of 2011. It has also provoked new rifts within and between communities, and is preparing the ground for future political struggles. Who is […]

EU strengthens Fisheries Industry in Libya

A group of officials and technical experts from a diverse set of Libya’s leading coastal cities visited Galicia in mid-July on a study visit intended to advance the development of a local fisheries industry in Libya, complementing a project already launched with the support of the European Committee of the Regions and the Italian region […]

UN Condemns Attacks on Hospital and School

The Humanitarian Coordinator a.i. in Libya Mrs. Bérangère Böell-Yousfi expresses her strong condemnation of the disgraceful shelling on Al-Alamain school and Az Zawiyah Field Hospital in Airport road area, south of Tripoli, depriving thousands of people from accessing basic services. Four doctors and one paramedic were killed and eight medical personnel were wounded. Since the […]

SFL rehabilitates 30 Schools in Greater Tripoli

As part of its efforts to help Libyan authorities to improve basic services delivery to people, the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) rehabilitated 30 schools in Abu Salim, Ain Zarah, Tripoli Center, Hay al-Andalus, Janzour, Souq Al-Juma’a, and Tajoura municipalities. Implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from 13 international donors and […]

Tripoli Death Toll Rises Further

By John Lee. At least 1,093 people have been killed, including 106 civilians, and 5,752 wounded, including 294 civilians, since Khalifa Hifter’s Libyan National Army (LNA) launched its offensive Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said this morning. (Source: WHO) (Picture credit: Hakeem Gadi)

SFL hands over Sewage Trucks in Tripoli

Stabilization Facility for Libya hands over sewage suction trucks to 5 municipalities in Tripoli This week, the municipalities of Tajoura, Soq Aljomoia, Abu Slim, Ein Zara and Janzour in Greater Tripoli received five sewage suction trucks from the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL). Together with the General Water and Sewage Company, these municipalities will use […]

Investment Resumes in Libya

As central Tripoli comes under greater threat of devastation, other parts of the country appear to be attracting investment. Misrata, once known internationally for suffering a protracted siege in 2011 by Colonel Mu’ammar Qadhafi’s regime, is once again a bustling commercial centre. While Benghazi which, in the eyes of the US since 2012 has become […]

How to put Libya back Together

“If the sun lost its gravity, its gases would explode and its unity would no longer exist. Accordingly, unity is the basis for survival.” Muammar Qaddafi’s “Green Book”, his rambling political manifesto, is full of pabulum. But the former Libyan dictator was right about the importance of unity, something his country has sorely lacked since […]