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Video: Libyan Ties of Mali Islamists

From Jewish News One. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The Malian Prime Minister has paid a visit to French troops at an airbase in Bamako, during which he and African heads of state were to pledge about 5,000 troops from across the […]

Petroleum Facilities Guard Increases Security

Libya’s Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) is boosting security at oil facilities in the west and south of the country following the attack at the Algerian gas plant, Libya Herald reports. According to a statement released on its Facebook page, the PFG said the measures would include: "The formation of a special operations room, including military […]

Libya takes Measures to Combat Corruption

Prime Minister Dr Ali Zidan [Zeidan] (pictured) has said that corruption is a disease that requires persistent treatment to eradicate it from society, but the government will undertake all necessary measures to do that. He told the government-owned TV channel, Libya Al-Wataniya, that a plan has already been implemented with the Audit Bureau to review […]


Italy's Bonatti Renews Commitment to Libya

Italian oil and gas services company Bonatti has said it will stay in Libya, but added that security for foreign businesses in the country must be improved. Bonatti, which has been in Libya for 34 years, made headlines during the revolution when around 1000 of its employees were dramatically repatriated by Italian and German air […]

Securex Libya 2013 Scheduled for November

Securex, Libya’s International Security and Safety Exhibition & Conference, is expected to take place from 26-28 November 2013 at the Tripoli International Fairground, under the Patronage of Libya’s Ministry of Defence and sponsored and supported by Libya’s Ministry of Interior. Security has become the main priority as Libya is shifting into a new democracy. The […]

Zueitina to Resume Oil Exports in Days

Reuters reports that the Zueitina oil terminal should reopen in the coming days. The oil ministry gave the go-ahead to re-start operations after the protesters who forced the shutdown last month had left the site. Negotiations on the protesters demands are ongoing. No oil has been shipped from Zueitina, which normally exports around 60,000-70,000 bpd, […]

Italy Temporarily Closes Consulate in Benghazi

Italy has ordered the temporary closure of its consulate in Benghazi following the failed attack on its consul at the weekend. Guido De Sanctis escaped unharmed when his bullet-proof car came under fire, following which the Libyan government announced the creation of a special task force to protect diplomats. A demonstration in support of Italy […]

Video: Police Attacked 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. At least one police officer has been wounded after attackers lobbed a hand grenade at a patrol car in the east Libyan city of Benghazi in the latest in a series of assaults […]