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Could the Afghan model rescue Libya?

By Dr Mustafa Fetouri, for Middle East Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Finally, the United Nations’ special envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame announced the dates and venue for his long-awaited Libyan National Conference (LNC). It is now scheduled to […]

Libya Rises (Slightly!) in Prosperity Index

By John Lee. Libya has improved its position in this year’s Legatum Institute Prosperity Index, ranking in 133rd place out of the 149 countries measured, up from 136th last year. The index ranks countries according to its nine pillars of prosperity: Economic Quality, Business Environment, Governance, Personal Freedom, Social Capital, Safety and Security, Education, Health […]

Libya near Bottom in "Passport Power"

By John Lee. Libya has been rated joint-eleventh-from-the-bottom of the list in a ranking of the 'passport power' of 199 countries around the world. The list, compiled by passportindex.org, ranked passports by their ability to allow persons to travel visa-free to other destinations. Top of the list was Germany, followed by Sweden and Singapore, while […]