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Video: Rival Govts Meet in Morocco

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya's UN recognised government has called on the Security Council to lift an arms embargo put against the country. The Tobruk-based government says it needs weapons to fight the rise of ISIL. The two […]

Libya Talks to Resume in Algeria

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) announces that a meeting of representatives of Libyan political leaders and activists will convene early next week in Algeria as part of on-going discussions taking place within the framework of the Libyan dialogue process. Later next week, UNSMIL will convene in Brussels a second meeting of representatives […]

Ceasefire Agreed in Support of Dialogue

A delegation from the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) met with the head of Joint operations room, heads of regional operations rooms and the field Commanders of Operations Libya Dawn and Sunrise in the city of Zuwara on Thursday 26 February 2015 to discuss ways to move forward on ceasefire proposals in support […]

Govt Suspends Participation in Talks

Libya's elected parliament, the House of Representatives, voted on Monday to suspend its participation in the U.N.-sponsored talks between Libya's rival parties. A spokesman, quoted by Reuters, cited the double suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL) militants in the eastern town of Qubbah on Friday, which killed 45 people, as a reason […]

Peace Talks to Continue in Ghadames

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has said that it is facilitating a meeting of Libyan political dialogue to end the country’s political and security crisis, to take place in Libya later this week. While UNSMIL has not announced specific details of the meeting, Libya Herald has reported that it will consist of […]

EU Stresses Independence of NOC, CBL

Following a meeting of its Foreign Affairs Council on Monday, the European Union has issued a statement welcoming the progress of the political dialogue, and stressing that the independence and proper functioning of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL), National Oil Corporation (NOC) and other key financial institutions must be preserved and protected: The EU […]

Video: Dialogue for Peace in Libya

After four month of intense work and following extensive consultations with the main Libyan stakeholders, the head of UNSMIL, Bernardino Leon, along with his team, managed to bring together the Libyans sides to the conflict around the table in a political dialogue aimed at ending the fighting in Libya and finding a peaceful solution to […]

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Mayors, Council Reps Working Together

Mayors, Council Reps to Work Together to Improve Residents' Conditions, Support Political Process Representatives of municipal and local councils from a number of towns and cities from across Libya concluded two days of UN-facilitated talks in Geneva on Thursday 29 January 2015 confident that their cooperation on the grass-roots level will contribute to bringing peace […]