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Video: Dynamite Fishing thrives in Libya’s Chaos

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libyan fishermen in Tripoli react to the increasing use of dynamite to catch fish. Dynamite or blast fishing has flourished in Libya since the 2011 when the country became rife with weapons and explosives in […]

Video: Economic Woes Overshadow Eid al-Adha

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. As Muslims prepare to celebrate the festival of Eid al-Adha, Libyans are complaining of a huge jump in the price of sheep. Muslims offer a ritual sacrifice of a sheep during Eid and distribute […]

Video: IDPs Running out of Time and Resources

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Fighting in the Libyan city of Benghazi has displaced hundreds of families who have come to rely on the government, UN and NGO support. But now that support has starting to fade and IDPs […]

Video: Who Controls Libya’s Oil Riches?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The battle to control the largest oil reserves in Africa has taken a new twist – which is turning off the lifeblood of the Libyan economy. Renewed fighting has shut down oil terminals and […]

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Video: Haftar Pushes Against Militia in Oil Crescent

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Fighting has escalated in Libya’s so-called “oil crescent”. Forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar have struck a rival armed group after their attack on oil terminals on Thursday. The area has been under […]

Video: Fighting Escalates in Derna

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Sixteen fighters have been killed and 11 others wounded in the eastern Libyan city of Derna. Fighting has intensified between forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar and local militias. Haftar’s forces say they […]

Video: Female Activists struggle to bring Change to Libya

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya has long been of the world’s strictest male-dominated societies. Years of conflict and an increase in lawlessness has only marginalised women even more, but female activism is on the rise in some areas. […]

Video: Libya, From Arab Spring to Failed State?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. A political solution appears to remain out of reach for Libya seven years after Muammar Gaddafi’s toppling. The country is grappling with civil war, humanitarian crises and the threat from ISIL, leading some to […]