Tag Archives | United Arab Emirates

Air Libya Suspends Air Libya Contract

Air Libya has suspended its contract with UAE-based lessor AeroVista, following a decision by AeroVista to quit the country for security reasons. ch-aviation reports that Air Libya, like Afriqiyah Airways, had a contract with AeroVista in which a B737-300 was used for scheduled flights throughout the region while a B737-500 was based at Tobruk for […]

Ban Ki-moon's remarks in Tripoli

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's remarks in Tripoli, Libya, 11th October 2014: Dear Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Mr. Mohammed Sha’ib Dear Mr. Fathi Bashagha H.E. Ms. Federica Mogherini, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Jonathan Powell, Special Envoy of the United Kingdom Mr. Giuseppe Buccino Grimaldi, Ambassador of Italy to Libya and Special Envoy […]

UAE Pushed to Reveal Whereabouts of Libyans

Human Rights Watch has called on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities to immediately reveal the whereabouts of ten detained Libyans, at least two of whom authorities appear to have forcibly disappeared. According to HRW, the circumstances surrounding the detentions appear consistent with previous cases in which authorities arbitrarily detained Emirati nationals associated with a […]

Malta "Potential Libya Investment Base"

The chairman of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Abdul Rahman Saif Al-Ghurair, has said that companies in Dubai are interested in using Malta as a base to invest in Libya. Libya Herald reports that, speaking after the signing of a Strategic Partnership Agreement with the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry in Dubai, Mr […]

Joint Communique on Libya

The following is the Joint Communique on Libya by the governments of Algeria, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union and United Nations. Begin Text: The governments of Algeria, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Tunisia, […]

UAE Firm "in Negotiations" on Business Park

Dubai Investments PJSC [DI] has announced that Dubai Investments International – its wholly-owned subsidiary targeting overseas expansion, is currently tapping into business opportunities in Africa and Asia. As a first step in scaling up its overseas operations, DI International is targeting investments, joint ventures and strategic partnerships across Africa and Asia, and also eyeing commercial […]

Etisalat Academy Training Centre in Libya

Etisalat Academy, the largest single-source provider of training and development solutions in the Middle East, has signed an agreement with Libyan Post Telecommunications Information Company for the establishment of a training academy in Libya. The MoU was signed by Ali Al Sharid, the CEO of Etisalat Services Holding and Dr Faisel Gergab, the chairman of […]

Etihad Suspends Libya Flights

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has temporarily suspended its three weekly passenger flights and two weekly cargo flights to the Libyan capital, Tripoli, effective immediately. The announcement follows safety and operational challenges which the airline has observed in recent months at Tripoli airport. Captain Richard Hill, Etihad Airways’ Chief Operations […]