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Million+ People to Benefit from COVID-19 Funding

Over one million people, including children, women, social workers and care givers to benefit from the additional funding toward the multi-sectoral preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Libya The Government of the United States of America, through the Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance has approved additional funding of US$ 2 million toward UNICEF's multi-sectoral […]

Washington can seize a pinprick of light in Libya

By Jeffrey Feltman, for The Brookings Institution. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. A few flickers of light may be penetrating Libya's deepening gloom. On the one hand, Libya's misery grows worse. As Acting U.N. Special Representative Stephanie Williams told the […]

US address to UN Security Council Briefing on Libya

Remarks by US Ambassador Kelly Craft at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Libya (via VTC) Thank you, Abarry. Congratulations on your presidency this month. And a special thank you to Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams for your commitment to UNSMIL and the people of Libya. Libya is at a critical juncture. With […]

US discusses Possible Demilitarization of Sirte

By Jared Szuba for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. US engaging with Libya players for possible demilitarization of Sirte United States officials have discussed with foreign governments the possibility of establishing a demilitarized area in and around the Libyan city […]

US updates Libya Travel Advisory to Level Four

From US Embassy in Libya: U.S. citizens living in and visiting Libya are advised that the Department of State has updated its Travel Advisory for Libya to Level Four Do Not Travel to Libya due to COVID-19, crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed conflict. The new travel advisory can be found on the Department […]

Video: "Why Russian Mercenaries seized control of Key Oilfield"

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Russian mercenary groups have enabled renegade military commander Khalifa Hafter, who is based in eastern Libya, to blockade the country's oil exports, starving the country of much-needed money. Moscow's backing of Haftar, a […]

US Sanctions Network Threatening the Security of Libya

From US Embassy in Libya: The United States has imposed financial sanctions on a network of smugglers contributing to the instability in Libya. These individuals include Libyan national Faysal al-Wadi (Wadi), operator of the vessel Maraya, and his two associates, Musbah Mohamad M Wadi (Musbah) and Nourddin Milood M Musbah (Nourddin), and the Malta-based company, […]

US says there's No 'Winning Side' in Libya

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The Trump administration is amplifying its calls for a cease-fire in Libya as the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), backed by Turkey, threatens to advance on the coastal city of Sirte. Click here […]