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Finance Ministers discuss Libya's Challenges

By Adam Nathan. The Libyan Minister of Finance Dr. Osama Hammad participated Thursday in Malta in launching the meeting of the finance ministers of the Group 5 + 5 for the countries of the Mediterranean Basin on the economy and finance. The second meeting, which takes place two months after the first meeting held on […]

NOC to raise Production at Sharara

National Oil Corporation (NOC) Chairman Mustafa Sanalla held a meeting on  Tuesday with Luis Paolo Navaz, General Manager of Repsol (Libya) and Deputy General Manager Al Mehdi Esmama. The meeting discussed plans to increase the production of Akakus Oil Company, the operator of the Al Sharara oil field whose production is currently at 200,000 barrels/day; […]

Int'l Community ready to Support Libya

Joint Statement by the Ambassadors of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States to Libya (25.02.17): The Ambassadors of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States reiterate our commitment to preserving the sovereignty, territorial integrity, unity, and national cohesion of Libya and our support for the Libyan […]

Developing Local Healthcare Services in Libya

Portuguese city leads ARLEM-backed effort to develop local health-care services in Libya The Portuguese city of Vila Real de Santo António organised a set of workshops, debates and study visits on health care services on 1-3 September for 12 Libyan experts and politicians in response to a call for support that Libyan mayors channelled through […]

Int'l Community Condemns Port Attacks

By John Lee. The international community has condemned this weekend's attacks on Libyan oil terminals, and called on all parties to undertake an immediate ceasefire and to refrain from any further hostilities. Calling on all forces to avoid any action that could damage Libya's energy infrastructure or further disrupt its exports, the Governments of France, […]

Last of Chemical Weapon Precursors Successfully Removed

Announcing a major milestone in the international operation to verifiably eliminate Libya’s remaining chemical weapons stocks, the Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, confirmed that the chemicals have been successfully removed from Libya on 27 August 2016. The operation -- facilitated and coordinated by the OPCW -- […]

Int'l Community Welcomes LIA Steering Cmte

The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States welcome the announcement by the Presidency Council of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) appointing an Interim Steering Committee of the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA). The LIA has a vital role to safeguard Libya’s assets for the long term benefit […]

Libyan Media Discuss Guidelines to curb Hate Speech

Building on the recommendations of the recent Madrid III meeting in June, Libyan media managers and journalists from across the country and the region are gathering for three days in the Tunisian capital to establish guidelines concerning hate speech. Once elaborated, the guidelines will be widely distributed to allow media outlets to introduce common standards, […]