Greece to Open Consulate in Benghazi

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, following his meeting with the President of the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh (Libya, 1 July 2020) Today I had the pleasure, here in Libya, of visiting the President of the country's only elected institution, the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, who has already […]

NOC confirms Continuation of Force Majeure at Ports

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has confirmed the continuation of force majeure on Hariga, Brega, Zueitina, Es Sider and Ras Lanuf ports, following orders by Major General  Nagi al-Moghrabi, commander of the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) in the Eastern Region, and Colonel Ali al-Jilani from Greater Sirte Operations Room, to NOC subsidiaries on January 17, […]

Libya a "Special Case" in Human Trafficking

By John Lee. The US State Department has classified Libya is a "Special Case" in human trafficking for the fifth consecutive year. In its latest Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report), it says that the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) has struggled to govern large swaths of Libyan territory, as it did not exercise […]

Women, Peace and Security in a Libyan Context

Full and effective participation of women in public life, including all political processes and peace building initiatives remains essential and a core priority for UNSMIL. Twenty five years following  the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which represented a turning point for the global agenda on gender equality, and as we approach the twentieth anniversary […]

EU provides Essential Meds to 3 Municipalities in Libya

60,000 people including women and children will benefit from lifesaving and essential medicines that have been dispatched to the municipalities of Janzour, AlMaya and QaraBolli last week. The supplies that include vaccines carriers, obstetric kits and cold boxes are essential to guarantee that quality primary health and lifesaving maternal, new-born and child health care are […]

NOC, OMV support Ajdabiya Hospital

On Sunday, June 21, 2020, the Department of Sustainable Development delivered two containers (40 and 20 feet) loaded with a number of medical devices, including resuscitators, cardiographs, monitoring the patient's vital functions, blood oxygen meters, and other devices of importance in intensive care and patient detection devices for all departments such as women, newborns, children […]

Tripoli seeks Floating Power Station from Turkey

By John Lee. Turkish power company Karadeniz Holding is reported to be in talks with the Libya's Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) to sell electricity. A spokesperson for the company told Bloomberg that Libya has daily power outages of eight to 10 hours, and that the company is ready to send ships with 1,000 […]

Weekly Security Report from Whispering Bell

Advertising Feature Whispering Bell produces a 7-10 page report that covers the past week of political, security, and economic events that occurred within Libya, comprehensive data/risk collection, maps for country-wide security events, and includes forward-looking analysis on the political and security situation over the coming weeks. Please click here to download an edited version of […]