Tag Archives | United Arab Emirates (UAE)

UN Welcomes Serraj-Haftar Talks

The UN Secretary-General has welcomed the 27 February meeting in the United Arab Emirates, convened by his Special Representative for Libya, Ghassan Salamé, between the Prime Minister of Libya and President of the Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Faiez Serraj, and the Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar. […]

NOC discusses Cooperation and Investment with UAE

National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Mustafa Sanalla met with His Excellency Eng. Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei, United Arab Emirates Minister of Energy & Industry; and separately with His Excellency Dr Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, managing director and group chief executive officer of Mubadala Investment Company (MIC), the strategic investment arm of the UAE government, […]

NOC, UAE discuss Cooperation on Libya

National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Eng. Mustafa Sanalla met with His Excellency Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, United Arab Emirates Minister of State and Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) in London last week. The two parties discussed mutual cooperation and the international community’s approach to Libya, including the protection of […]

Int’l Community Rallies Behind Ghassan Salame

By John Lee. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson chaired a meeting about Libya on Thursday with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and their colleagues from Italy, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and France. At a joint press conference after the meeting, Johnson said: “Libya is a front line in our common struggle against terrorism and […]

Bayda Govt cuts Diplomatic Ties with Qatar

By John Lee. Libya’s eastern-based government has reportedly cut diplomatic ties with Qatar. According to Reuters , the Bayda government took the action after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) severed ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism, although Foreign Minister Mohamed Dayri gave no explanation for the move. Egypt and […]

Can Russia, West cooperate on Libya?

By Vasily Kuznetsov for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The flurry of international activity involving Libya in recent weeks raises questions of whether more confrontation between Moscow and the West is coming for the country or if some cooperation is […]

US-made Military Hardware used in Libya despite Arms Embargo

By John Lee. American military hardware is being used to undermine official US policy in Libya, according to a report in TIME. Jared Malsin writes that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has deployed warplanes manufactured in the US in Libya in violation of a United Nations arms embargo. At least six US-made turboprop planes appear […]