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Weekly Security Update

By Gary Sandiford, Olive Group’s Dubai based assessments manager.  Olive Group is a leading provider of security and technology solutions and has been operating in Libya since mid 2011.   Overview There remains a degree of uncertainty over when and where Saif al-Islam Qadhafi will stand trial. Conflicting reports by several government officials have increased […]

Weekly Security Update

By Gary Sandiford, Olive Group’s Dubai based assessments manager.  Olive Group is a leading provider of security and technology solutions and has been operating in Libya since mid 2011.   Overview Little political activity has been reported in Libya this week as the newly elected assembly begins the task of establishing its infrastructure.  Mohammed Magarief’s […]

Weekly Security Update

 By Gary Sandiford, Olive Group’s Dubai based assessments manager.  Olive Group is a leading provider of security and technology solutions and has been operating in Libya since mid 2011.    Overview On the 8 August the National Transitional Council (NTC) handed over power to the new 200-member General National Congress (GNC).  The National Front Party […]

Weekly Security Update

By Gary Sandiford, Olive Group’s Dubai based assessments manager.  Olive Group is a leading provider of security and technology solutions and has been operating in Libya since mid 2011.   Overview The outgoing National Transitional Council (NTC) announced that it would formally hand over power to the new elected assembly on 8 August, amid apparently […]

Weekly Security Update

By Gary Sandiford, Olive Group’s Dubai based assessments manager.  Olive Group is a leading provider of security and technology solutions and has been operating in Libya since mid 2011.   Overview The last seven days have seen the majority of reported activity focused on the Benghazi area, including assassination attacks against former regime members, attacks against […]

Weekly Security Update

A number of unconnected incidents in the capital Tripoli underlined the multi-faceted nature of security threats within the new Libya.  On 22 July Nabil Al-Alem, Libya’s Olympic committee president, was freed by his kidnappers after being held for seven days. Al-Alem was snatched from his car by gunmen on 15 July in Tripoli. The release […]

Weekly Security Update

Overview Election results slowly dribbled out over the last week, indicating that Islamist parties and Mahmoud Jibril’s National Forces Alliance (NFA) will probably have to share power in a loose “unity” government. The balance of power could reduce the possibility of an Islamist backlash, which might have occurred if early indications of a secular landslide […]