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LFJL Highlights Threats to Libyan Civil Society

From Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL). Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. On the fifth anniversary of the 17 February Revolution LFJL highlights ongoing threats to Libyan civil society’s existence Today marks the fifth anniversary of the 17 February Revolution and the […]

7 ways Human Rights are Under Attack in Libya

From Amnesty International. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Five years ago, an initially peaceful uprising in Libya quickly developed into armed conflict involving Western military intervention and eventually ended when Colonel Mu’ammar al-Gaddafi was killed in October 2011. Successive governments then failed […]

Russia Supports Lifting Arms Embargo when Unity Govt Formed

Russia would support a lifting of the UN Security Council’s arms embargo against Libya once the a national unity government begins operating. The Russian Ambassador to Libya, Ivan Molotkov (pictured), told RIA Novosti: “Once the government begins working and when the overall national structures are formed, including its military, then we’ll be ready to support the […]

Refugees: EU-NATO Effective Cooperation at all Levels

EU High Representative Federica Mogherini informed NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg of “the decision to establish an EU cell to facilitate clear coordination arrangements and ensure effective cooperation with NATO at all levels”, reports a statement. She “underlined that the EU is ready to share with NATO the experience it has gained through Operation EUNAVFOR […]

National Oil Corporation Condemns Hydrocarbon Smuggling

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has issued the following statement regarding the smuggling of hydrocarbons: Everyone knows that NOC provides the local market needs of hydrocarbons from domestic and external sources in subsidized prices that cost the State Treasury billions of dollars. Throughout the consistent following up of the domestic market needs and the rising […]

NOC Chairman attends Presentation on Carbon Fibers

Within a framework of NOC’s promotion of scientific research, a technical presentation on carbon fibers and the possibility of manufacturing them from Libyan crude oil was given on Tuesday 9 February 2016. The presentation was delivered by a number of academics from University of Tripoli, University of Benghazi and the Libyan Petroleum Institute who had […]

Harouge Tender for Analysis

Harouge Oil Operations, a joint operating company on behalf of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) Libya and Suncor Oil (North Africa) GmbH, announces an invitation to participate in tender No (01/2016) for companies that have the required Legal and valid License documents. Summary of the Work: Conduct Routine and Special core analysis. Estimation of Minimum […]

Weekly Security Report by SNE Special Projects 16 February 2016

Libya’s presidential council has named a revised line-up for a unity government under a United Nations backed plan aimed at ending the conflict in the North African state. One of the council’s members, Fathi al-Majbari, said in a televised statement on Sunday that a list of 13 ministers and five ministers of state had been […]