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EU imposes new Libya-Related Sanctions

By John Lee. The European Council today decided to impose targeted restrictive measures on two persons responsible for human rights abuses in Libya and three entities involved in violating the UN arms embargo in place for Libya: Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf al-Warfalli (Commander of Benghazi-based al Saiqa Brigade); Moussa Diab ("directly engaged in serious human rights […]

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: Consultant of Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), Committed To Good (CTG) Warehouse Coordinator, Committed To Good (CTG) M&E Officer (Assessment), International Rescue Committee (IRC) Safety Adviser for the Libya INGO Forum, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Shelter Project Assistant, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Procurement […]

Analysis: Maetig-Hafter Proposal to Resume Oil Exports

By Sami Zaptia, for Libya Herald. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Just when you think Libya is complicated - it gets even more complicated. Khalifa Hafter and his international allies have on the issue of the oil blockade seemingly outmanoeuvred […]

Coronavirus Continues to Spread in Libya

By John Lee. On Saturday 19th September, the National Center For Disease Control (NCDC) in Libya has announced an additional 796 patients with coronavirus (COVID-19). This brings the total as of Saturday to 27,234 patients. (Source: WHO)

UNSMIL reviews Libya's Economic Reform Roadmap

UNSMIL convenes third meeting of the Libyan economic dialogue to review the economic reform roadmap The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) convened virtually the third meeting of the Libyan Economic Dialogue. The meeting, held yesterday, was chaired by Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams and brought together 29 Libyan economic experts along with representatives from […]

PM Serraj to Step Down by end-Oct

By John Lee. Libya's Tripoli-based Prime Minister, Fayez al-Serraj [al-Sarraj], has announced his intention to leave his post by the end of October. The 60-year old has led the internationally-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) since its creation in December 2015. The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) commented: "The onus is now on […]