The Development of Libyan Armed Groups Since 2014

By Tim Eaton, Abdul Rahman Alageli, Emadeddin Badi, Mohamed Eljarh and Valerie Stocker, for the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The Development of Libyan Armed Groups Since 2014: Community Dynamics and Economic Interests This paper explores armed […]

New Initiative to Empower Women, Youth and Migrants in Libya

UNDP and UN Women launch a joint initiative in Libya to empower women, youth and migrants The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Women (UN Women) in Libya marked the International Women's Day 2020 with the launch of a new joint initiative aimed at promoting gender equality and women and youth empowerment […]

Call for Proposals: Conflict Management, Social Cohesion

Call for Proposals -- Conflict management and social cohesion in Libya Through the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL), UNDP supports three activities sets, each with a dedicated output: Output 1: Light Infrastructure Rehabilitation; Output 2: Capacity Surge; and Output 3: Local Peace Structures and Conflict Management Capacity. At the municipal level, these outputs support the […]

Libya Responds to Coronavirus Pandemic

By John Lee. A high-level meeting was held last night between the Tripoli-based Ministries of Health and the Interior, and Libya's National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), to discuss the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Among those in attendance were Minister of Health Dr. Hamid Omar, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior Khaled Mazen, and Director of the […]

Austerity Measures due to Blockade of NOC Facilities

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has said that it has implemented austerity measures due to what it described as the "continued illegal shut down of facilities". The corporation said it is yet to receive its 2020 budget  after more than 70 days of the new year which will force it and its […]

NOC condemns "Illegal Shipment of Aviation Fuel"

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has claimed that in recent days there has been an illegal shipment of aviation fuel into Libya. The NOC has informed the UN, GNA and numerous other governments of what it calls "these clear violations to UN resolutions and Libyan laws". It said in a statement: "This […]

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 […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: 24-inch Diameter pipes, Harouge Oil Operations Upgradinig electrical power system at Beda, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Messla/Sarir electrical network SCADA system, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) El Feel [El Fil, Elephant field] 30" P/L Transmission System Upgrade, Mellitah Oil and Gas Mud […]