Tag Archives | Turkey

Battle for Air Supremacy heats up in Libya

By Metin Gurcan for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Battle for air supremacy heats up in Libya despite COVID-19 outbreak Renewed fighting in Libya, where both sides rely on drone support from foreign backers, has fueled a battle for air […]

Turkey pursues Libya Campaign despite Financial Woes

By Fehim Taştekin for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Turkey pursues Libya campaign despite growing financial woes As the coronavirus crisis rages across the world, those who hoped that guns might now go silent in theaters of war are finding their desires […]

Turkey eyes $120bn Investment Potential in Libya

By John Lee. The chairman of the Turkey-Libya Council of the Foreign Economic Relations has reportedly said that Turkish investors should avail of $120-billion of investment opportunities in Libya. Anadolu Agency quotes Murtaza Karanfil as adding: "There is a call from Libya in this direction ...During the reconstruction process, houses, public buildings and roads will […]

Libyan front looks Bleak for Erdogan

By Fehim Taştekin for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Engaged in two wars simultaneously in Syria and Libya, Turkey appears far from achieving its stated objectives on both fronts. The Syrian battlefield escalated dramatically after the killing of at least 36 Turkish […]

Syrian Mercenaries "Fight Turkey’s Battles in Libya"

By Simon Speakman Cordall for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Syrian mercenaries fight Turkey’s battles in Libya Hundreds of fighters from the National Army of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) headed to Libya in December 2019 to fight alongside the Libyan Government […]

Video: Weapons arriving in Libya Despite Embargo

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Concerns are growing in Libya that the forces loyal to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar may be preparing to renew full-scale fighting, despite a ceasefire that has loosely been in place for three weeks. […]

Libya only Small Part of Turkey’s Ambitions

By Barin Kayaoglu for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News.  Libya is only small part of Turkey’s ambitious Africa overture While Libya captures a lot of headlines today, it is hardly the only African country where Turkey is keeping busy these […]

Erdogan's Libya Strategy: Jump First, Think Later

By Semih Idiz for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Erdogan's Libya strategy: Jump first, think later President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s approach to Libya has the hallmark of his general approach to foreign policy. Some seasoned diplomats call this a “jump […]