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Turkey Entrenches Further into Libya as Rivals Strike Back

By Amberin Zaman for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Turkey's government has signaled that its military intervention on the side of Libya's internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) will deepen, part of a broader campaign to assert dominance in […]

Can Tunisia stay out of Libya War?

By Mohamed Ali Ltifi for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Tunisian President Kais Saied visited France June 22, in his first trip to Europe since his election in October 2019. Saied met with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee […]

Libya "Is a European Emergency"

By Marc Pierini, for Carnegie Europe. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. EU leaders must either decide to act jointly as the European Union (EU) or leave Libya's future in the hands of Russia and Turkey - with dangerous consequences for NATO […]

Video: Could Egypt and Turkey go to war in 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 battlelines of Libya's civil war are changing quickly. A few weeks ago, Khalifa Haftar's forces were on the outskirts of the capital Tripoli, battling to remove the UN-recognised Government of National Accord. […]

Turkey-Libya Pact Enables New Oil Exploration, Projects

By John Lee. Turkey has reportedly determined seven licensing areas for oil exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean under its recent pact with Libya. According to the Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah, Turkey's Energy and Natural Resources Minister, Fatih Dönmez (pictured), made the announcement on Monday during a television interview. In November, Ankara and Libya's United Nations-recognized […]

What does Libya's 'Syrianization' Scenario Mean?

By Fehim Taştekin for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. What does Libya's 'Syrianization' scenario mean for key actors? Will the Libyan conflict lead to another faceoff between Turkey and Russia, similar to the one in Syria? It is a question […]

Turkish Petroleum "seeking Libya Exploration Permit"

By John Lee. Turkish Petroleum (TPAO) has reportedly applied to Libya's Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) for an exploration permit in the eastern Mediterranean. Turkey's Anadolu Agency quotes Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez as saying that exploration will begin as soon as the process is completed. Last year the GNA signed an agreement with […]

It's Syrian vs. Syrian in Libya

By Anchal Vohra, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Turkey and Russia are using desperate mercenaries from the last war to fight in the next one. Mohammad Abu al-Saar, a mechanic at a car repair shop in Homs, […]