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Turkey Entrenches Further into Libya as Rivals Strike Back

By Amberin Zaman for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Turkey's government has signaled that its military intervention on the side of Libya's internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) will deepen, part of a broader campaign to assert dominance in […]

Russia to Reopen Libyan Embassy

On July 3, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with President of the Libyan House of Representatives Aguila Saleh Issa, who was in Moscow on a working visit at the invitation of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. During the conversation the parties had an in-depth discussion of the military-political […]

Can Tunisia stay out of Libya War?

By Mohamed Ali Ltifi for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Tunisian President Kais Saied visited France June 22, in his first trip to Europe since his election in October 2019. Saied met with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee […]

Libya "Is a European Emergency"

By Marc Pierini, for Carnegie Europe. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. EU leaders must either decide to act jointly as the European Union (EU) or leave Libya's future in the hands of Russia and Turkey - with dangerous consequences for NATO […]

Video: GNA vows Response after Base Hit

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya's UN-recognised government has condemned air raids on a recaptured air base in the west of the country. It says a "foreign air force" carried out the attack. The loss of the facility […]

US warns Haftar over Wagner Group

On July 1, the U.S. Government and representatives of the LNA met virtually for discussions on militia demobilization. Battlefield developments and progress in the UN-facilitated 5+5 talks have created a renewed opportunity and an imperative to address issues related to militias across Libya. In keeping with U.S. policy of active neutrality on Libya, this meeting […]

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 […]

NOC confirms Continuation of Force Majeure at Ports

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has confirmed the continuation of force majeure on Hariga, Brega, Zueitina, Es Sider and Ras Lanuf ports, following orders by Major General  Nagi al-Moghrabi, commander of the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) in the Eastern Region, and Colonel Ali al-Jilani from Greater Sirte Operations Room, to NOC subsidiaries on January 17, […]