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Qatari Investments in Libya accounting for around USD 10 billion

Before the collapse of the Libyan regime led by Gaddafi, several Libyan-Qatari agreements were concluded covering common investments that exceed USD 10 billion. After the National Transitional Council (NTC) took power in Libya, the Qatari Government started to observe cautiously, like all the other countries that supported the NTC, the size of its projects and […]

Etihad's Tripoli flights to start in January

Etihad Airways announced today that it will begin flying to Tripoli on 17 January. The three return flights a week will be operated by an Airbus A320 with 162 Coral Economy seats. The flights will depart from Abu Dhabi at 8 am. on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays with the return service leaving Tripoli at 4.15 […]

Weekly Security Review

Tripoli The security situation in Tripoli remains good. In general, the attitude towards western personnel is positive, however AKE sources on the ground have reported a degree of suspicion among some sections of the population. Personnel are not advised to spend large amounts of time outside without a Libyan national accompanying them.  AKE sources on […]

AACO 2011: EgyptAir resumes flights to Tripoli

Ahead of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation Annual General Meeting in Abu Dhabi Egypt Air has confirmed it will re-launch services to Tripoli. The Egyptian flag-carrier suspended operations to Libya during the political unrest which swept the country earlier this year. However, EgyptAir will now operate daily non-stop flights between Cairo and Tripoli. Flights will […]

HSBC re-opens in Libya

 HSBC closed its Tripoli office in February. With the end of hostilities and the rapidly normalising situation on the ground, the bank said it is able to re-open for business. HSBC's representative office was first established in 2006, although the bank's presence in Libya goes back almost 60 years, having opened its first branch in […]

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AIR MALTA to resume service to Tripoli on Nov 28

Air Malta said today it will resume air services to Libya on Monday November 28 with flights to Tripoli International Airport every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. "This decision was taken following recommendations by Air Malta's Technical Team that audited airports in Libya over the last three weeks. The team comprised experts in the field of […]

Foreign Firms Warned in North Africa

Terrorists in North Africa may be preparing for renewed attacks against foreign interests. US officials received intelligence last week suggesting forthcoming attacks in Algeria, while terrorists may have acquired new weaponry during the chaos of the Libyan conflict.   Local sources claim that potential targets include foreign oil firms operating in North Africa and the […]