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EU Statement in Support of Libyan Women

The European Union Delegation to Libya has issued the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission to Libya and Head of Mission of Canada: "The Delegation of the European Union, the EU Heads of Mission to Libya and the Head of Mission of Canada remain strongly committed to promoting equal rights and […]

Ghani Oilfield Resumes Production

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced that Harouge Oil Operations (HOO) has resumed production from Ghani oil field at a daily production rate of 5,000 barrels per day as first phase. Production at the field will reach 8,000 b/d in the coming few days. NOC chairman as well as board members […]

Former SNC-Lavalin VP found Guilty

By John Lee. Former SNC-Lavalin vice-president Sami Bebawi has been found guilty of corruption in relation to contracts for the Canadian engineering company in Libya. According to Bloomberg, a jury found Bebawi (73) guilty of five charges including fraud, corruption of foreign officials, and laundering proceeds of crime. The case follows an investigation by Canadian […]

UNMAS delivers Equipment to Libyan Forensic Police

UNMAS delivers specialized equipment for Device Scene Incident Management to Libyan Forensic Police The Libyan Forensic Police of the GNA Ministry of Interior received four sets of specialized equipment for Device Scene Incident Management (DSIM) for effective incident management, funded by the Government of Canada, in a ceremony held at the headquarters of the United […]

Libyan Police Officers Complete UNMAS Training in Ukraine

Libyan Forensic Police Officers Complete UNMAS Training on Device Scene Incident Management in Kiev, Ukraine The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), with the generous support of the Government of Canada, successfully concluded a three-week training course on Device Scene Incident Management (DSIM) for Libyan Forensic Police Officers from the Libyan Ministry of Interior’s Criminal […]

Suncor gets $264m Insurance Gain on Libyan Assets

By John Lee. Profits at Canada's Suncor’s have benefitted from an insurance gain of $264 million on its assets in Libya. According to a statement from the company: "During the first quarter of 2019, the company received $363 million in insurance proceeds for its Libyan assets ($264 million after‑tax). The proceeds may be subject to […]