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Video: Libya's sides reach Ceasefire Deal

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. UN says Libya sides reach 'permanent ceasefire' deal After nearly 10 years of bloodshed, Libya's warring sides have agreed to a permanent and immediate ceasefire. The United Nations-brokered deal was signed in Geneva […]

Libya Lifts Force Majeure on Sidra & Ras Lanuf Ports

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has declared the lifting of Force Majeure status at Sidra and Ras Lanuf ports as of Friday 23 October 2020. In a statement, the NOC said instructions have already been given to start production arrangements subject to the standards of general security and safety precautions and the […]

New Libyan Ceasefire Agreement

Remarks of the Acting Special Representative of the Un Secretary-General in Libya, Stephanie Williams, during the signing ceremony of the ceasefire agreement between Libyan parties  Peace be upon you and good morning, On behalf of Mr. Antόnio Guterres, SecretaryGeneral of the United Nations I am honored to be here today to witness history being made. […]

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 […]

4th Round of Libyan Talks starts in Geneva

The 4th Round of the Libyan Joint Military Committee Talks starts in Geneva The fourth round of the Libyan (5+5) Joint Military Commission (JMC) talks began this morning at the Palais des Nations in Geneva with the presence and participation of the Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations (ASRSG) and Head […]

Chevening Scholars share their Experiences

With applications open for next year's Chevening Scholarships, two Libyan students have kindly shared their experiences of the process via Libya Business News.   1. By Alhareth Elshibani. Since my arrival to Libya in February 2017 from the United Kingdom, I have had a dream to be a force for change within my broken community. […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Country Security Manager, International Medical Corps (IMC) Senior Field Security Officer, IOM - International Organization for Migration Regional Field Coordinator Advisor, Committed To Good (CTG) Monitoring & Evaluation Enumerator, Committed To Good (CTG) Case Worker, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Senior Registration Assistant, UNHCR […]

EU, UK sanction Russian Businessman over Libya activites

By John Lee. Both the European Union and the United Kingdom have placed sanctions on Kremlin insider Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin, who is allegedly responsible for significant foreign mercenary activity in Libya and multiple breaches of the UN arms embargo. According to the EU's claim, Prigozhin is a Russian businessman with close links, including financially, to […]