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The Coronavirus Could Heal Libya

By Edward P. Joseph and Wolfgang Pusztai, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The pandemic might prompt the kind of cooperation needed to end the country's civil war, after years of fighting and foreign intervention failed. Click here […]

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 […]

Battle for Air Supremacy heats up in Libya

By Metin Gurcan for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Battle for air supremacy heats up in Libya despite COVID-19 outbreak Renewed fighting in Libya, where both sides rely on drone support from foreign backers, has fueled a battle for air […]

Turkey pursues Libya Campaign despite Financial Woes

By Fehim Taştekin for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Turkey pursues Libya campaign despite growing financial woes As the coronavirus crisis rages across the world, those who hoped that guns might now go silent in theaters of war are finding their desires […]

EU Message to Libya, One Year after Offensive on Tripoli

Message of the Head of the EU Delegation Alan Bugeja to the people of Libya one year on from the offensive on Tripoli Dear friends and partners, Today marks the first anniversary of the launch of the LNA [Libyan National Army] offensive on Tripoli. This happened at a time when we were looking forward to […]

Why Libya's 'Ignored War' will come to Haunt a Blinkered West

By Tarek Megerisi, policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Why the 'ignored war' in Libya will come to haunt a blinkered west The most recent ally of Khalifa Haftar, the general who has […]

EU's Operation IRINI to enforce Libya Arms Embargo

EU launches Operation IRINI to enforce Libya arms embargo The European Union is stepping up its efforts to enforce the UN arms embargo on Libya, thereby contributing to the peace process in the country, through the launch of a new CSDP (Common Security and Defence Policy) military operation in the Mediterranean. The Council today [Tuesday] adopted a […]

EU Declaration on the Situation in Libya

Declaration by the High Representative Joseph Borrell, on behalf of the European Union, on the situation in Libya The European Union and its Member States regret that the fighting has increased in Libya despite the international calls for a humanitarian truce to help contain the Coronavirus pandemic in the country. The challenging circumstances created by […]