More than 30,000 now Displaced in Tripoli

By John Lee. At least 264 people have been killed and 1,266 wounded since Khalifa Hifter’s Libyan National Army (LNA) launched its offensive Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said late on Monday. More than 30,000 are believed to have been displaced. UNICEF added last week that 122,088 students can’t access their schools in Tripoli. […]

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 […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: 3D Seismic Acquisition Program for NC-216 (A&B) Ghadames Basin, Sirte Oil Company (SOC) Cleaning and Office Services for Company premises in Tripoli, Mellitah Oil & Gas (Source: National Oil Corporation) (Picture: Call for tender written on a folder, from Olivier Le Moal/Shutterstock)

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: DDG Supervisor- Community Engagement, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Protection Assistant (Adolescent Girls PSS), Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Head of Programme, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Travel Support, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Grants Manager, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Finance Controller, International Rescue Committee […]

BBC Profile of Khalifa Haftar

The BBC has featured Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar in its Profile series: “As Libya edges towards civil war, Becky Milligan looks at the life of the man behind the most recent conflict, which began with his military assault on the city of Tripoli. “Known as “The Strongman”, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar comes from a family […]

Trumpian storm clouds over Tripoli

By Jeffrey Feltman. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. In a late-night statement on April 7, Secretary of State Pompeo, discussing the escalation of fighting around Tripoli, said: “We have made clear we oppose the military offensive by Khalifa Haftar’s forces […]

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The MEPI Local Grants Program’s mission is to sustain the United States’ commitment to strengthen direct partnerships with local actors to promote prosperity and participatory governance. Its objectives are to support civil society organizations in: developing, promoting, and implementing locally-designed solutions to self-identified environmental, economic, or social problems; promoting inclusive economic growth that reaches marginalized […]

Trump Speaks on Phone with Haftar

By John Lee. The White House has confirmed that US President Donald Trump spoke on Monday with Gen. Khalifa Haftar [Hiftar]. It said in a statement on Friday: “President Donald J. Trump spoke on April 15, 2019, with Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar to discuss ongoing counterterrorism efforts and the need to achieve peace and stability […]