Tag Archives | Tripoli

New Help for Businesses in Tripoli and Benghazi

Re-Start-Up is a two-day marathon where entrepreneurs, who lost their business due to the conflict, will develop innovative business ideas that can contribute to recovering the economy in their communities. The marathon will take place in Tripoli and in Benghazi, starting on Wednesday, 21 October 2020, and ending on Thursday, 22 October 2020, when a […]

Official Warns of Rising Number of COVID-19 Cases

The Director of the Libyan National Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Badr Al-Din Al-Najjar, has warned that the number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the capital, Tripoli and the city of Misrata, is on the increase. The number of cases requiring medical attention in Tripoli and Misrata has also risen, he added. The […]

Tripoli seeks Floating Power Station from Turkey

By John Lee. Turkish power company Karadeniz Holding is reported to be in talks with the Libya's Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) to sell electricity. A spokesperson for the company told Bloomberg that Libya has daily power outages of eight to 10 hours, and that the company is ready to send ships with 1,000 […]

HRW: Apparent War Crimes in Tripoli

The Libyan Arab Armed Forces (LAAF) should urgently investigate evidence that fighters affiliated with it apparently tortured, summarily executed, and desecrated corpses of opposing fighters, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said today. The attacks by the armed group, which is under the command of General Khalifa Hiftar, were recorded and posted on social media in May […]

Video: Russian Fighters "Flown out of Western Libya"

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The battle for Tripoli has taken another turn as Russian fighters allied with Libyan renegade commander Khalifa Haftar have retreated from the front lines. Haftar's forces have been trying to capture the capital […]

Video: Tripoli Retakes Three Cities from Haftar

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libyan renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar's forces have fired rockets at residential areas in the capital Tripoli. The attack comes after the internationally recognised government recaptured three cities from Haftar's forces in the […]

UN Condemns Disruption of Water and Electricity Supply

Statement by Yacoub El Hillo (pictured), Humanitarian Coordinator in Libya, on the disruption of water and electricity supply More than two million people, including 600,000 children, who live in Tripoli and surrounding towns and cities, are suffering from water cuts for almost a week now. The water supply, part of the Great Man-Made River, was […]

EU Condemns Hospital Attack in Tripoli

Statement by the EU Spokesperson on the hospital attack in Tripoli The shelling of medical facilities in Libya such as Tripoli's Al Khadra General Hospital on Tuesday [7th April], causing injuries and damages to the functionality of this medical facility, including its maternity and intensive care units, is unacceptable and must stop. This attack is […]