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Magarief Appeals to Libyan People

President Mohammed Magariaf [Magarief] (pictured) has said that the "first proof" of Libya not being safe is the foreign companies not wanting to come to the country. He added that it’s the responsibility of all the people, not just the government, to keep the country safe and secure. Bloomberg suggests that the choice of Benghazi […]

Libyans Celebrate Anniversary Amid Troubles

By Maggie Fick for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libyans Celebrate Anniversary of Revolution Amid Troubles Residents of Libya’s two major cities took to the streets on Friday to commemorate the second anniversary of an event that many Libyans consider […]

Video: Libya Unable to Create Unity

From Iran’s PressTV. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. "Libya unable to create an atmosphere of genuine political unity." A political analyst tells Iran's Press TV that there hasn't been any achievement or progress in Libya over the last year and a […]

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Video: Christian Missionaries Arrested in Benghazi

From Jewish News One. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. As thousands of Libyans flooded the streets of the capital Tripoli to celebrate the second anniversary of the uprising that led to the overthrow of autocratic leader Muammar Gaddafi, Libyan police have said […]

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Libya Buys 49 Armoured Cars

Libya has taken delivery of 49 armoured support vehicles from Jordan. Some 120 of the UAE-designed and built NIMRs, in two variants, have already been in service with the Libyan army, reports Libya Herald. A spokesman of the Libyan army, Ali Shiekhi [Al-Cheikhi] was quoted by Chinese news agency Xinhua today as saying that the […]

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Video: Libya Prepares for Muted Anniversary

From Jewish News One. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. As Libyans prepare to mark the two-year anniversary of the start of the revolution on February 17th 2011 which led to the fall of tyrannical leader Colonel Gaddafi, the government has announced that […]

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Dutch-Libyan Org sets up Think Tanks

The Dutch Libyan Cooperation Council (DLCC), a private sector organisation based in the Netherlands, has called on international business leaders and politicians to 'rally around' Prime Minister Zeidan’s government and give it hands-on support to help Libya develop into an exemplary safe and stable democratic state. The chairman of the DLCC, Herman Klijnsma, told Libya […]

Int'l Partners Reaffirm Commitment to Libya

The International Ministerial Conference on Support to Libya, held today (Tuesday) in Paris, has reaffirmed the commitment of Libya's international partners to supporting the country in building a a secure, prosperous and democratic nation. The full text of the communique issued after the meeting is shown below: 1. The Government of the State of Libya […]