Author Archive | Matthew Gayle

Shooters Target Egyptian Coach

According to Reuters, Egyptian coach Hossam Al Badri was shot at in Libya on Saturday, just hours after his team Al Ahli Tripoli had drawn a league match. "Our coach was shot at, at his home after a match in the league against Al Sowaihili that ended 1-1. (He) is safe but upset after what happened," the […]

Tajoura Road Blocked By Protesters

According to the Libya Herald, a road between Tajoura and the Suq Al-Juma district of Tripoli was closed two nights ago by people protesting the disappearance of a local man under mysterious circumstances. It remains unclear whether the man has been kidnapped or arrested, according to a local resident. The Libya Herald’s source added that […]

Libyan Oil Fields Increasing Supplies

According to Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, Libya is currently producing between 600,000 and 700,000 barrels of oil per day after striking workers, militias and political activists slowed the country's oil production to as low as 200,000 bpd during the month of September. Libya took steps toward resuming output in the western portion of the country during mid-September […]

Libya Creates Establishes Horse Racing Authority

According to the Libyan Herald, the government of Libya has created a national Horse Racing Authority, which is affiliated with the Ministry of Agriculture but will operate independently. The governing body's activities will include horse breeding, the registering and recording of bloodstock pedigrees, training and licensing trainers, equine welfare, the organising of racing events in […]

Industry Experts to Speak at Libya Oil & Gas Forum

Leaders from the global oil and gas industry and Libya's National Oil Company are confirmed to speak at the 2nd Libya Forum taking place on September 16-18 at the Cortinthia Hotel in Tripoli. National Oil Company decision makers, Minister of Oil & Gas H.E. Abdelbari Al-Arusi and NOC Chairman Dr Nurri Berruein, will provide an overview of Libya’s rich […]

TRACE Forges Anticorruption Alliance in Libya

By Sue Reisinger of Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. To help strengthen business ties between the United States and Libya, the American Chamber of Commerce in Libya has formed a first-of-its-kind strategic alliance with global anticorruption group TRACE International. The alliance calls for TRACE to […]