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Video: Drug Trafficking and Use in Libya

The trafficking and consumption of illicit drugs both within and through Libya are often overlooked as factors in the country's fragile situation. But the dynamics of illicit drug trading and use in Libya are just one manifestation of the rising drug challenge faced by North African states. Production, trafficking, and consumption are increasing and transforming […]

Video: GNA vows Response after Base Hit

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya's UN-recognised government has condemned air raids on a recaptured air base in the west of the country. It says a "foreign air force" carried out the attack. The loss of the facility […]

Video: Could Egypt and Turkey go to war in Libya?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The battlelines of Libya's civil war are changing quickly. A few weeks ago, Khalifa Haftar's forces were on the outskirts of the capital Tripoli, battling to remove the UN-recognised Government of National Accord. […]

Video: Conflict in Libya -- Another initiative

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Warlord Khalifa Haftar announced several offensives in his drive to take full control of Libya. He had the support of Russia, Egypt and the UAE and everything was going well for him until […]

Video: Russian Fighters "Flown out of Western Libya"

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The battle for Tripoli has taken another turn as Russian fighters allied with Libyan renegade commander Khalifa Haftar have retreated from the front lines. Haftar's forces have been trying to capture the capital […]

Haftar's Setback to Change the Course of Libya's War?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Khalifa Haftar told the world he's the only man who can bring stability back to Libya. The warlord launched a military offensive last year to take control of the capital from the UN-recognised […]

Libya's UN-recognised Govt Retakes Key Airbase

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya's UN-recognised government says it has retaken control of the Al Watiya airbase. It was being used as renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar's headquarters in western Libya. Al Jazeera's Laura Burdon-Manley has more:

Video: Haftar's Forces Attack Mitiga Airport

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Shelling of Tripoli's airport hit fuel tanks and damaged passenger planes after forces loyal to Libya's renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar fired a barrage of rockets into Tripoli. Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Abdelwahed reports […]