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Ceasefire and reconciliation talks on Tripoli militia fighting started Sunday

Ceasefire and reconciliation talks on Tripoli militia fighting started Sunday

By Sami Zaptia. London, 21 January 2019: A “final” ceasefire and reconciliatin talks on the south Tripoli militia fighting started in the capital on Sunday Meetings were held…

HNEC launches logo for constitution referendum campaign

HNEC launches logo for constitution referendum campaign

By Sami Zaptia. London 21 January 2019: Libya’s High National Election Commission (HNEC) launched the logo for the referendum campaign on the country’s draft permanent constitution. The logo…

Photojournalist killed in Tripoli militia fighting

Photojournalist killed in Tripoli militia fighting

By Sami Zaptia. London, 19 January 2019: Libyan freelance Associated Press (AP) photojournalist Mohamed Ben Khalifa died today covering the south Tripoli militia fighting. The Tripoli Ministry of…

Terror suspects killed in large LNA operation in south Libya

Terror suspects killed in large LNA operation in south Libya

By Jamal Adel. Kufra, 19 January 2019: Ahmed Al-Mismari, official spokesperson for the Khalifa Hafter-led Libyan National Army (LNA), announced the death of AQIM-affiliate, Abduelminam Al-Hassnawi (aka Abu…

Death toll rises as fighting subsides and TPF handover to local security forces

Death toll rises as fighting subsides and TPF handover to local security forces

By Sami Zaptia. London, 19 January 2019: Three deaths, 11 injuries and one missing were reported by the Faiez Serraj Tripoli Health Ministry (MoH) in Friday’s south Tripoli…

Salame calls on Libya’s political elite to meet people’s daily demands

Salame calls on Libya’s political elite to meet people’s daily demands

By Sami Zaptia. London, 19 January 2019: In his latest briefing to the UN Security Council on the situation in Libya delivered yesterday by video link from Tripoli,…

Death toll rises as south Tripoli militia fighting continues

Death toll rises as south Tripoli militia fighting continues

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 January 2019: The death toll and injuries rose in the south Tripoli militia fighting yesterday as the Tripoli-based and Tripoli government-recognized militias seem…

UNSMIL mobilizes support for Libya’s security sector development

UNSMIL mobilizes support for Libya’s security sector development

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 January 2019: UNSMIL hosted a meeting yesterday at its Tripoli headquarters between the Presidency Council and Government of National Accord’s Minister of Interior…

Six dead, 38 injured as South Tripoli militia fighting resumes

Six dead, 38 injured as South Tripoli militia fighting resumes

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 January 2019: The Faiez Serraj Presidency Council and Government of National Accord’s Ministry of Health (MoH) has reported 6 dead and 38 injured…

1,200 Derna families continue to be displaced in several areas of Libya: UNHCR

1,200 Derna families continue to be displaced in several areas of Libya: UNHCR

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 January 2019 Despite a large number of IDPs having returned home to Derna in the last six months, approximately 1,200 families continue to…

UNSMIL warns against resumption of south Tripoli militia fighting

UNSMIL warns against resumption of south Tripoli militia fighting

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 January 2019: The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has today strongly condemned the recent military mobilisation of militias in southern Tripoli.…

Tripoli multi-storey car park construction agreed

Tripoli multi-storey car park construction agreed

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 January 2019: Central Tripoli Council yesterday signed an agreement with the National Investment Company to construct a multi-storey car park in the central…

Libya 2018 oil revenues up, other revenues and deficit down

Libya 2018 oil revenues up, other revenues and deficit down

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 January 2019: Hydrocarbon revenues for Libya in the calender year of 2018 were up by LD 6.5 billion to LD 33.5 bn from…

Libya successfully defends major arbitration construction case in Paris

Libya successfully defends major arbitration construction case in Paris

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 January 2019: Libya has successfully defended a case at the Paris ICC Arbitration Court claiming €562 million against it in various types of compensation…

Explosive device defused in Tripoli

Explosive device defused in Tripoli

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 January 2019: An explosive device was successfully defused in the Ghoat al-Shaal district in western Tripoli yesterday. It was defused by a combination…

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NOC reports increased production capacity at Faregh oilfield

NOC reports increased production capacity at Faregh oilfield

By Sami Zaptia. London, 8 January 2019: Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) reported today that…

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…

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