Libya
Use Chapter VII to hold elections and force to confront militias : Aref Nayed

Use Chapter VII to hold elections and force to confront militias : Aref Nayed

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 December 2018: Libyan Presidential election candidate, Aref Nayed, said that the international community should use the UN Charter’s Chapter VII powers to hold…

1,800 police to be trained in rehabilitated centres

1,800 police to be trained in rehabilitated centres

By Sami Zaptia. London, 13 December 2018: Three recently rehabilitated police training facilities in Tripoli were inaugurated today to train 1,800 officers. The rehabilitated facilities – the Police…

Italy reappoints Giuseppe Grimaldi as its Tripoli ambassador

Italy reappoints Giuseppe Grimaldi as its Tripoli ambassador

By Sami Zaptia. London, 13 December 2018: Italy yesterday reappointed Giuseppe Maria Buccino Grimaldi as its new ambassador in Tripoli. He replaces Giuseppe Perrone who was recalled to Rome in…

UNSMIL condemns violence in south Libya while recognizing legitimate grievances

UNSMIL condemns violence in south Libya while recognizing legitimate grievances

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 December 2018: The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expressed its strong condemnation of Sunday’s consecutive, but unrelated, attacks against civilians and…

NOC declares force majeure at Sharara oilfield due to militia occupation at daily cost of US$ 32.5 million

NOC declares force majeure at Sharara oilfield due to militia occupation at daily cost of US$ 32.5 million

By Sami Zaptia. London, 11 December 2018: Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) declared a state of force majeure at the Akakus operated Sharara oil field as of Sunday,…

The referendum, HNEC, frozen assets and the National Conference make up Faiez Serraj’s press conference

The referendum, HNEC, frozen assets and the National Conference make up Faiez Serraj’s press conference

By Sami Zaptia. London, 11 December 2018: Reviewing the recent overseas visits by Faiez Serraj, the head of the Pesidency Council and Government of National Accord, his personal…

HNEC commences permanent constitution referendum process

HNEC commences permanent constitution referendum process

By Sami Zaptia. London, 6 December 2018: Libya’s High National Election Commission (HNEC) commenced the process of holding the constitutionally required referendum on the country’s draft permanent constitution…

PPP in Libya’s health sector is a necessity

PPP in Libya’s health sector is a necessity

By Sami Zaptia. London, 4 December 2018: Libya’s National Centre for Health System Reform (NCHSR) organized a workshop last Saturday in Tripoli on the public-private partneship in Libya’s…

Libyan dinar gains value as economic reforms take effect

Libyan dinar gains value as economic reforms take effect

By Sami Zaptia. London, 4 December 2018: The Libyan dinar gained in value suddenly in the black-market against major currencies over the last three days of this week.…

UNSMIL condemns militia extra-judicial killings

UNSMIL condemns militia extra-judicial killings

By Sami Zaptia. London, 30 November 2018: The UN Special Mission in Libya has condemned the spate of extra-judicial militia killings taking place in Tripoli. In its statement…

NOC breaks 2018 monthly revenue record and projects a 73 percent increase

NOC breaks 2018 monthly revenue record and projects a 73 percent increase

By Sami Zaptia. London, 30 November 2018: Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) has today reported that its October crude oil and derived products revenues, including taxes and royalties…

U.S. confirms conducting airstrike in south Libya killing eleven AQIM terrorists

U.S. confirms conducting airstrike in south Libya killing eleven AQIM terrorists

By Sami Zaptia. London, 30 November 2018: U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) reported today that it had conducted what it referred to as “a precision airstrike” near Al Uwaynat,…

HoR hands constitution Referendum Law to HNEC

HoR hands constitution Referendum Law to HNEC

By Sami Zaptia. London, 29 November 2018: Libya’s Tobruk-based and internationally-recognized parliament, the House of Representatives, handed over the country’s constitution Referendum Law today to the High National…

Suspects in former Tripoli security chief’s shooting arrested

Suspects in former Tripoli security chief’s shooting arrested

By Sami Zaptia. London, 29 November 2018: Two suspects in the Sunday shooting of Salah Smuey, the former chief of Tripoli Security Directorate, were arrested by the Rada…

Serraj refers LIA accounts to Audit Bureau and international audit firm

Serraj refers LIA accounts to Audit Bureau and international audit firm

By Sami Zaptia. London, 27 November 2018: Presidency Council head, Faiez Serraj, has referred the accounts of Libya’s main sovereign wealth fund, the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA), to…

Business

Workshop to be held in Tripoli on private-public sector cooperation in oil sector

Workshop to be held in Tripoli on private-public sector cooperation in oil sector

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 December 2018: The Libyan Council for Oil and Gas (LCOG),…

Second Libyan banking forum to be held in Benghazi

Second Libyan banking forum to be held in Benghazi

By Sami Zaptia. London, 13 December 2018: The Second Annual Banking Sector Development Forum will…

Bad weather closes Libyan oil terminals

Bad weather closes Libyan oil terminals

By Sami Zaptia. London, 1 December 2018: Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) yesterday confirmed that…

Tripoli’s Chamber of Commerce held debate on Libya’s economic reforms

Tripoli’s Chamber of Commerce held debate on Libya’s economic reforms

By Sami Zaptia. London, 29 November 2018: Tripoli Chamber of Commerce held a debate on…

Libya’s September oil revenues up 5.6 % to US$ 1.66 billion on August figures

Libya’s September oil revenues up 5.6 % to US$ 1.66 billion on August figures

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 November 2018: Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced today…

Wafa field gas compressor to increase production

Wafa field gas compressor to increase production

By Sami Zaptia. London, 28 October 2018: Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) reported that it…

Production at stalled Wafa oilfields restored through EOR techniques

Production at stalled Wafa oilfields restored through EOR techniques

By Sami Zaptia. London, 28 October 2018: Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) announced that Mellitah…

Libya’s August oil revenues down $ 450 m due to security issues

Libya’s August oil revenues down $ 450 m due to security issues

By Sami Zaptia. London, 28 October 2018: Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) revealed that monthly…

Libya’s future dependent on oil sector unity: NOC chairman Sanalla

Libya’s future dependent on oil sector unity: NOC chairman Sanalla

By Sami Zaptia. London, 25 October 2018 Libya’s future is dependent on the unity of…

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