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Haftar Leaves Moscow Without Signing Ceasefire

By John Lee. The head of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar, has reportedly left Moscow without signing a ceasefire agreement drafted at talks in Russia on yesterday. According to Reuters, his failure to sign the agreement at talks mediated by Turkey and Russia may complicate a diplomatic effort to stabilise the situation in […]

Ceasefire or Escalation in Libya?

By Ben Fishman, for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Over the past week, regional and European actors have increased their diplomatic activity around Libya in response to intensifying violence in the nine-month-old civil war. […]

EU expresses Strong Concern at Recent Developments

After the Turkish Parliament took the decision to authorise military deployments in Libya, the European Union expressed its strong concern on recent developments. “The EU reiterates its firm conviction that there is no military solution to the Libyan crisis. Actions supporting those who are fighting in the conflict will only further destabilise the country and […]

Video: Turkish Parliament OKs Military Deployment to Libya

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Turkey’s parliament has approved a bill to deploy troops to Libya in support of the embattled United Nations-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), paving the way for increased military cooperation despite criticism from opposition […]

Turkey to Increase Military Support to Libya if Necessary

Erdogan says Turkey will increase military support to Libya if necessary Turkey will increase its military support to the internationally recognised government of Libya if necessary and will evaluate ground, air and marine options, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, after the two signed a military cooperation accord last month, Reuters reports. Turkey backs Fayez […]

Are Russia and Turkey in tug of war over Libya?

By Kirill Semenov for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Are Russia and Turkey in tug of war over Libya? Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the situation in Syria and Libya in a Dec. 11 phone […]

Companies Pre-Qualed for NOC Buildings in Benghazi

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced the final results of the prequalification process for selecting a contractor to build the new NOC offices in Benghazi, which were designed by architects 3XKO: TGG Construction & Development LLP SEMBOL Construction Daewoo E&C Co., Ltd Hanwha E&C corporation Limak Ins. San. Ve Tic. A.S. […]

Video: Turkey Signs Off on Libya Military Support

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Turkey’s president is promising military help for Libya’s internationally-recognised government. The two sides earlier signed a deal which includes expanding maritime boundaries, which could potentially help Ankara shore up its energy supplies. But the […]