Hifter threatens to meet Turkey's Forces 'with Bullets'

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya's Hifter threatens to meet Turkey's Forces 'with Bullets' Eastern Libyan strongman Khalifa Hifter has vowed to fight Turkey's forces as the UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli is poised to press […]

Mercenaries "a Threat" to Libyan Oil

Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) has said it is deeply concerned about the continuing militarization of its oil facilities and the heavy presence of foreign mercenaries at various oil fields and ports in the east and south of the country. In a statement, the company said: The number of mercenaries at the Ras Lanuf petrochemical […]

Weekly Security Report from Whispering Bell

Advertising Feature Whispering Bell produces a 7-10 page report that covers the past week of political, security, and economic events that occurred within Libya, comprehensive data/risk collection, maps for country-wide security events, and includes forward-looking analysis on the political and security situation over the coming weeks. Please click here to download an edited version of […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Emergency Specialist, UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund Programme Associate, Agenzia Italiana per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo (AICS) National Child Protection Facilitator - DTM, Committed To Good (CTG) WASH National Project Officer, Committed To Good (CTG) Conflict Prevention Advisor, Committed To Good (CTG) WASH […]

Libya score-settling moves closer to Turkey's Borders

By Fehim Taştekin for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya score-settling moves closer to Turkey's borders Turkey's intervention in the Libyan war is driving its adversaries to retaliate beyond Libya in conflict zones along Turkey's own borders. Click here to […]

Libyan Civilian Casualties Report: 1 APRIL - 30 JUNE 2020

The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) releases its second quarter civilian casualty report for 2020. The data shows an increase in civilian casualties from the armed conflict in Libya. UNSMIL renews its call for all parties to the conflict to immediately halt all military operations and respect international human rights and humanitarian law, to […]

US Congress Pushes for Sanctions on Turkey, Russia

By Jack Detsch for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Congress Pushes for Sanctions on Turkey, Russia Over Libyan War U.S. lawmakers are advancing a bill that would compel the Trump administration to levy sanctions on Russia and Turkey […]

Averting an Egyptian Military Intervention in Libya

On 20 July, Egyptian legislators authorised sending combat troops to Libya, where Cairo's ally Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar is on the defensive. Following Turkey's intervention on the Tripoli government's behalf, Egypt's involvement could escalate the war dramatically. All parties should seek a compromise. Click here to view the full report. (Source: International Crisis Group)