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Why Turkey Intervened in Libya

By Jalel Harchaoui, Senior Fellow at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, for the Foreign Policy Research Institute. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Why Turkey Intervened in Libya Through a historical analysis of Turkey's military intervention in Libya, this […]

Turkey Halts Search of Ship off Libyan Coast

By John Lee. Turkey has reportedly stopped an inspection by German forces of a suspicious vessel off the Libyan coast on Sunday. According to Politico, the German naval vessel "Hamburg" (pictured), which is in the Mediterranean as part of the EU's Operation Irini to enforce the U.N. arms embargo on Libya, stopped the Turkish vessel […]

For Turkey, Libyan Conflict and Eastern Med "Inextricably Linked"

By Ahmed Helal, for The Atlantic Council. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. For Turkey, the Libyan conflict and the eastern Mediterranean are inextricably linked On September 3, the United Nations warned that war-torn Libya is at a "decisive turning point," with […]

Turkey-Egypt Conflict in Libya goes to Market

By George Mikhail for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Turkey-Egypt conflict in Libya goes to market Ankara held an economic forum to introduce Turkish products to the Libyan markets, prompting the Egyptian-Libyan Joint Economic Chamber to warn against Turkish efforts […]

EU imposes new Libya-Related Sanctions

By John Lee. The European Council today decided to impose targeted restrictive measures on two persons responsible for human rights abuses in Libya and three entities involved in violating the UN arms embargo in place for Libya: Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf al-Warfalli (Commander of Benghazi-based al Saiqa Brigade); Moussa Diab ("directly engaged in serious human rights […]

A Grim Assessment of Libya's Prospects

By Steven A. Cook for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The End of Hope in the Middle East Summer always seems to be the cruelest season in the Middle East. The examples include the June 1967 war, Israel's […]