Tag Archives | United Arab Emirates (UAE)

UAE Groups Suspected of Violation of Arms Embargo

By John Lee. UAE-based companies have reportedly shipped nearly 11,000 tonnes of jet fuel to eastern Libya, in a suspected violation of an international arms embargo. According to documents seen by the Financial Times, the shipment, under investigation by a UN panel of experts, had a market value of nearly $5 million when it was […]

NOC condemns "Illegal Shipment of Aviation Fuel"

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has claimed that in recent days there has been an illegal shipment of aviation fuel into Libya. The NOC has informed the UN, GNA and numerous other governments of what it calls "these clear violations to UN resolutions and Libyan laws". It said in a statement: "This […]

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. […]

Berlin Conference: Another Failure in the Libya Crisis

By Barbara Bibbo for Middle East Eye. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Berlin conference: Another failure in the Libya crisis  The Berlin conference that convened last month to salvage the feeble Libyan political process was generally regarded by participants as a […]

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: Why are Countries Breaking Libya's Arms Embargo?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. A draft UN report accuses foreign nations of worsening civil war. The UN says countries are violating arms embargoes on Libya and worsening the eight-year civil war. A draft report names Jordan, Turkey, Chad, […]

Joint Statement on National Oil Corporation (NOC)

Joint statement by the Ambassadors and Chargés d’Affaires of France, Germany, Italy, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America: "We fully support Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) as the country’s sole independent, legitimate and nonpartisan oil company. "Now is the time to consolidate national economic institutions rather than […]

Joint Statement on the Truce in Libya

Joint Statement by the Governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States on the Truce in Libya The following is the text of a joint statement by the governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States: The governments of France, Italy, […]