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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 […]

PFG stops Attackers storming NOC HQ

By John Lee. Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) has said that its headquarters in Tripoli came under attack on Monday afternoon. The NOC praised the actions of the Petroleum Facilities Guards (PFG), which successfully prevented the armed group from gaining access to the building. (Source: NOC)

Turkey Halts Search of Ship off Libyan Coast

By John Lee. Turkey has reportedly stopped an inspection by German forces of a suspicious vessel off the Libyan coast on Sunday. According to Politico, the German naval vessel "Hamburg" (pictured), which is in the Mediterranean as part of the EU's Operation Irini to enforce the U.N. arms embargo on Libya, stopped the Turkish vessel […]

Italy contributes $500k to Libyan Peace Process

Italy contributes to the peace process in Libya by donating euro 450,000 UNDP's Political Dialogue Programme In the presence of Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams during the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) held in Tunis under her leadership and facilitated by the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), the Deputy General Director/Central Director for the Mediterranean […]

UK supports Libyan Peace Process with $400k New Funding

The United Kingdom spurs the peace process in Libya with a new funding contribution of £300,000 to UNDP The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mr. Gerardo Noto, and His Excellency, the United Kingdom (UK) Ambassador to Libya, Mr. Nicholas Hopton, have signed an agreement by which the UK donates 300,000 (US$ 395,656) to […]

UN publishes LPDF Roadmap for Talks

By John Lee. The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has published its "Roadmap for the Preparatory Phase of a Comprehensive Solution". It says the document was prepared in response to the popular demands expressed in consultative meetings of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF). Click here to download the full document (Source: UN)

Ongoing US Support for Children in Libya

Ongoing U.S. Support for UNICEF's mission to protect children in Libya US Ambassador Richard Norland and UNICEF's new Special Representative for Libya Abdulkadir Musse had an introductory call on Monday to discuss UNICEF's important work in Libya. The meeting covered a wide range of issues facing children's health and safety in Libya including vaccine shortages, […]

Will Biden apply pressure on those intervening in Libya?

By Tim Eaton, for the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Will Biden apply pressure on those intervening in Libya? Although the contrast between the Obama and Trump administrations is stark, the contrast between their […]