Tag Archives | Tripoli

Video: Foreigners caught in Tripoli Crossfire

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Foreign nationals living in the Libyan capital have been left with a stark choice. They can stay in Tripoli where they risk their lives because of the ongoing fighting, or they can head home […]

US Accuses Russia of Exploiting Libyan Conflict

The following is the text of a Joint Statement on U.S.-Libya Security Dialogue. Begin text: Yesterday, the U.S. Government and the Libyan Government of National Accord, represented by Foreign Minister Mohamed Siala and Minister of Interior Fathi Bashaga, launched a U.S-Libya Security Dialogue in Washington, D.C. The Government of National Accord’s delegation expressed grave concerns […]

Libya’s First Microcredit Agency Launched

Expertise France and the Government of the United Kingdom support the creation of the first microcredit agency in Libya Expertise France, the French technical assistance agency, in partnership with Assaray Trade and Investment Bank (ATIB), has launched the first microfinance institution in Libya – Namaa Tamweel. The €2-million project is financed by the UK government […]

Civilians “Caught in Crossfire as Militias Battle”

Warring parties in the ongoing battle for Tripoli have killed and maimed scores of civilians by launching indiscriminate attacks and using a range of inaccurate explosive weapons in populated urban areas, Amnesty International said in a new report today. In the first in-depth field investigation across the frontline since fighting broke out on 4 April, […]

Deadly Airstrike “Apparently Unlawful”

An airstrike by the Libyan National Army (LNA) on a home in a residential area of Tripoli on October 14, 2019 that killed three girls and wounded their mother and another sister, is an apparent violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said. It added that this attack on civilians is […]

Who is Fighting Whom in Tripoli?

Khalifa Haftar’s offensive to take Tripoli, Libya’s capital and largest city, has stalled. Launched in April 2019, the campaign has triggered the largest mobilization of fighters in western Libya since the revolution of 2011. It has also provoked new rifts within and between communities, and is preparing the ground for future political struggles. Who is […]

EU strengthens Fisheries Industry in Libya

A group of officials and technical experts from a diverse set of Libya’s leading coastal cities visited Galicia in mid-July on a study visit intended to advance the development of a local fisheries industry in Libya, complementing a project already launched with the support of the European Committee of the Regions and the Italian region […]

UN Condemns Attacks on Hospital and School

The Humanitarian Coordinator a.i. in Libya Mrs. Bérangère Böell-Yousfi expresses her strong condemnation of the disgraceful shelling on Al-Alamain school and Az Zawiyah Field Hospital in Airport road area, south of Tripoli, depriving thousands of people from accessing basic services. Four doctors and one paramedic were killed and eight medical personnel were wounded. Since the […]