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HSBC re-opens in Libya

 HSBC closed its Tripoli office in February. With the end of hostilities and the rapidly normalising situation on the ground, the bank said it is able to re-open for business. HSBC’s representative office was first established in 2006, although the bank’s presence in Libya goes back almost 60 years, having opened its first branch in […]

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AIR MALTA to resume service to Tripoli on Nov 28

Air Malta said today it will resume air services to Libya on Monday November 28 with flights to Tripoli International Airport every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. “This decision was taken following recommendations by Air Malta’s Technical Team that audited airports in Libya over the last three weeks. The team comprised experts in the field of […]

Foreign Firms Warned in North Africa

Terrorists in North Africa may be preparing for renewed attacks against foreign interests. US officials received intelligence last week suggesting forthcoming attacks in Algeria, while terrorists may have acquired new weaponry during the chaos of the Libyan conflict.   Local sources claim that potential targets include foreign oil firms operating in North Africa and the […]

Conditions Improve in Tripoli

The international energy sector may be encouraged to return to Libya sooner rather than later as conditions have improved in the capital. AKE has lowered the security risk rating for Tripoli on its intelligence website Global Intake. It has been revised from 63 (Open Conflict) to 26 (Unstable). This is a considerable jump in AKE’s 1-100 […]

Egypt Air to Resume Flights to Tripoli Nov. 17

Egypt’s national airline, Egypt Air, is to follow the examples of Turkish Airlines and Italian carrier Alitalia’s example and resume flights to the Libyan capital Tripoli next week, marking a step toward normalcy after Libya’s eight-month civil war. Egypt Air, that has been running four flights per week to the eastern city of Benghazi since […]