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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 […]

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 […]

Sarkozy charged in Libya Campaign Funding Probe

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. France's Sarkozy charged in Libya campaign funding probe Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is facing a new charge as part of an inquiry into allegations he funded his successful 2007 campaign with cash […]

Williams meets Russian FM for talks on Libya

Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General (ASRSG) for Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Stephanie Williams completed an official visit to Moscow yesterday where she discussed the situation in Libya with Russian officials. ASRSG Williams held a productive meeting with H.E. Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey […]

EU Rehabilitates two Libyan Coastguard Vessels

EU rehabilitates two vessels to reinforce Libyan capacity for search and rescue at sea Two vessels of the Libyan General Administration for Coastal Security (GACS) returned to Libya from the port of Bizerte (Tunisia) where they had been undergoing substantial repairs. The rehabilitation of the vessels was part of the Integrated Border and Migration Management […]

UN Postpones Libyan Human Rights Investigation

By John Lee. The United Nations has agreed to postpone an investigations into human rights violations in Libya due to "the current liquidity crisis affecting the United Nations Secretariat and the restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic". On 22 June 2020, the United Nations Human Rights Council established the Independent Fact-Finding Mission […]

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 […]