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Video: Sharia-Style Punishment in Sirte

From Jewish News One. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Muslim militia, taking advantage of prevailing lawlessness in post-Gaddafi Libya, have revived the practice of administering lashings to those they rule to have transgressed Islamic law. A story that was highlighted by the […]

Libya: Shining Example or Dire Warning?

Libya is going shopping for defence equipment, and has $5 billion to spend over the coming year. Given the size of the country, and the nature of the security challenges it faces, the government will have no difficulty finding homes for that budget, and we welcome the fact that Libya is investing to meet those […]

Libya to Spend Billions on Defence

The Libyan government is looking to spend at least 6 billion dinars ($4.7 billion) on defence and national security in the coming year, according to a report from The National. Colonel Abd El Nasser Busnina, a senior officer in the Libyan Air Force, said: "We have 2,000 kilometres of Mediterranean coastline to defend and six […]

Libya to Deposit $2bn with Egyptian Central Bank

The Libyan ambassador to Cairo, Mohamed Fayez Jibril [Jebril], has said his country is about to deposit $2 billion with the Egyptian central bank. The timing suggested a possible quid pro quo, coming days after Egypt decided to extradite a number of Libyans, including Ahmed Qadhaf al-Dam, a cousin of Muammar Qaddafi who had been living […]

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Video: Libya Bans Jewish Author

From Jewish News One. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. French media has responded with outrage at news that celebrated author and political activist, Bernard-Henri Levy, was reportedly barred from accompanying former President Nicolas Sarkozy from a visit to Libya earlier this week […]

Video: Libyan Arms Funnelled Across Border

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya become one of the the world's largest markets for weapons. When war broke out in the country in 2011, arms - ranging from handguns to anti-aircraft missiles- flooded onto the streets and across […]

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Interpol, Libya Work to Recover Stolen Assets

Identifying how INTERPOL can provide additional assistance in the recovery of assets stolen during the Gaddafi regime and help enhance national and regional security were key issues during a meeting between INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble and Prime Minister Ali Zeidan. With Secretary General Noble also meeting Interior Minister Ashour Shuwail and Foreign Minister […]

Subex Enters Libyan Market

Subex Ltd, a leading global provider of Business Support Systems (BSS) for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), has announced that it has been selected to provide its industry leading ROC Revenue Assurance and Fraud Management solutions to Almadar, a premier telecom operator in Libya. In a competitive bid, Subex was selected for its market leadership, product […]

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