Tag Archives | Tripoli

Refurbished Hospitals open in Tripoli

Al Jalal Hospital and Central Hospital ready to serve over 12,000 people in Tripoli Led by local and national institutions and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from 13 international partners and the Government of Libya, the Stabilization Facility for Libya completed the rehabilitation of Al Jalal Hospital and the Central […]

Video: Tripoli, Two Tales of One City

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. People in Libya are trying to maintain some semblance of their everyday lives. The closer to the front lines of fighting they are, the harder it is to move around, socialise, and even sleep. […]

UN Condemns Intensified Airstrikes around Tripoli

The Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya, Mr Yacoub El-Hillo strongly condemns the intensified airstrikes and shelling in and around Libya’s capital, Tripoli. “I am horrified by these senseless indiscriminate attacks on civilian areas and civilian infrastructure that continue to take innocent lives”, said El Hillo. Since […]

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 […]