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NOC to Withhold Oil Revenue from Central Bank

By John Lee. Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) has said that oil revenues will not be transferred to the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) "until the Bank has a clear transparency in front of the Libyan people regarding the mechanism of spending the oil  revenues during the last years." The move follows a public disagreement […]

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 […]

PFG stops Attackers storming NOC HQ

By John Lee. Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) has said that its headquarters in Tripoli came under attack on Monday afternoon. The NOC praised the actions of the Petroleum Facilities Guards (PFG), which successfully prevented the armed group from gaining access to the building. (Source: NOC)

Turkey Halts Search of Ship off Libyan Coast

By John Lee. Turkey has reportedly stopped an inspection by German forces of a suspicious vessel off the Libyan coast on Sunday. According to Politico, the German naval vessel "Hamburg" (pictured), which is in the Mediterranean as part of the EU's Operation Irini to enforce the U.N. arms embargo on Libya, stopped the Turkish vessel […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Land Transportation Services (Material & Fuel) to Wafa Field, Mellitah Oil and Gas Wastewater Treatment Plant for Nalut General Hospital, Eni North Africa B.V. Libyan Branch Renewal of Pipeline Supporting Structures at The Gas Plant Burn Bit, Sirte Oil Company (SOC) (Source: National […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: General Practitioner (Medical Doctor), International Rescue Committee (IRC) Protection Assistant - Tripoli, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Medical Team Leader - Tripoli, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Pharmacist Assistant - Tripoli, International Rescue Committee (IRC) WPE Case Workers (2 Openings) - Tripoli, International Rescue Committee […]

Italy contributes $500k to Libyan Peace Process

Italy contributes to the peace process in Libya by donating euro 450,000 UNDP's Political Dialogue Programme In the presence of Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams during the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) held in Tunis under her leadership and facilitated by the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), the Deputy General Director/Central Director for the Mediterranean […]

UK supports Libyan Peace Process with $400k New Funding

The United Kingdom spurs the peace process in Libya with a new funding contribution of £300,000 to UNDP The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mr. Gerardo Noto, and His Excellency, the United Kingdom (UK) Ambassador to Libya, Mr. Nicholas Hopton, have signed an agreement by which the UK donates 300,000 (US$ 395,656) to […]