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CBL sacks Libyan Foreign Bank GM and board of directors, who refuse to abide by decision

CBL sacks Libyan Foreign Bank GM and board of directors, who refuse to abide by decision

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 August 2018: The Tripoli-based Central Bank of Libya (CBL), headed by Saddek Elkaber, sacked the General Manager of the Libyan Foreign Bank (LFB),…

Serraj reiterates his call for a unified stance by international community on Libyan issues and constitutional democratic elections

Serraj reiterates his call for a unified stance by international community on Libyan issues and constitutional democratic elections

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 August 2018: Faiez Serraj, head of the Libya’s internationally-recognized Presidency Council and Government of National Accord (PC/GNA) has reiterated his call for the…

More official talk of Libyan economic reform, but no action yet

More official talk of Libyan economic reform, but no action yet

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 August 2018: Faiez Serraj, the head of Libya’s internationally-recognized Presidential Council and Government of National Accord (PC/GNA), met Wednesday at his Tripoli headquarters…

UN ‘‘concerned’’ by death sentences passed on 45 pro Qaddafi killers of 2011 revolution supporting protestors

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 August 2018: UNSMIL has today expressed its concern on the 45 death sentence by firing squad passed by a Tripoli Court of Appeal…

LNA kill 15 Derna-escaping ‘‘terrorists’’ on Ajdabiya-Tobruk desert road

LNA kill 15 Derna-escaping ‘‘terrorists’’ on Ajdabiya-Tobruk desert road

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 August 2018: The LNA has reported that it killed 15 ‘‘terrorists’’ on the Ajdabiya-Tobruk desert road who it claims were escaping from the…

Fuel and Gas Crisis Committee dissolved and its head Hajrasi sacked

Fuel and Gas Crisis Committee dissolved and its head Hajrasi sacked

By Sami Zaptia. London, 15 August 2018: Brega Marketing Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC), confirmed yesterday the dissolution of the Fuel and Gas…

Gun shots fired as HoR agrees in principle on referendum law, postpones vote until after Eid holiday to pass needed constitutional amendment

Gun shots fired as HoR agrees in principle on referendum law, postpones vote until after Eid holiday to pass needed constitutional amendment

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 August 2018: Libya’s parliament, the House of Representatives (HoR), failed to pass into law the referendum bill for the country’s permanent constitution in…

Heightened security announced in Tripoli and Benghazi for Eid of Sacrifice holiday period

Heightened security announced in Tripoli and Benghazi for Eid of Sacrifice holiday period

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 August 2018: Heightened security has been announced by the authorities in Tripoli and Benghazi for next week’s Eid Al-Adha (feast of sacrifice) holiday…

Libya to recruit 150 Filipino first phase nurses for Tripoli University Hospital

Libya to recruit 150 Filipino first phase nurses for Tripoli University Hospital

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 August 2018: Libya has agreed to the recruitment of 150 Filipino auxiliary nurses for Tripoli University Hospital (TUH). The revelation was made after…

HoR fails to vote on referendum bill, discusses legal committee advice on quorum. To reconvene tomorrow

HoR fails to vote on referendum bill, discusses legal committee advice on quorum. To reconvene tomorrow

By Sami Zaptia. London, 13 August 2018: Libya’s House of Representatives (HoR) failed to vote on the bill for the referendum on the permanent constitution. Instead they were…

Libya, Niger, Sudan and Chad agree to create joint operation centre to strengthen border security

Libya, Niger, Sudan and Chad agree to create joint operation centre to strengthen border security

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 August 2018: The Ministerial Meeting on strengthening cooperation in the area of security and control of the Libya-Niger-Sudan-Chad border was launched in Khartoum…

International condemnation of forced eviction of Tawerghans from Tripoli IDP camp

International condemnation of forced eviction of Tawerghans from Tripoli IDP camp

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 August 2018: There has been international condemnation of the forced eviction of internally displaced Tawerghans from their Airport Road camp in Tripoli on…

Tuaregs will not be used by Saif Qaddafi as a means to political goals: HoR member Hammah

Tuaregs will not be used by Saif Qaddafi as a means to political goals: HoR member Hammah

By Sami Zaptia. London, 10 August 2018: The Tuareg House of Representatives member Saleh Hammah (Bakada) said that his people will not be used by Siaf Al-Islam Qaddafi…

Italian embassy in Tripoli denies Perrone requested delay in holding Libyan elections

Italian embassy in Tripoli denies Perrone requested delay in holding Libyan elections

By Sami Zaptia. London, 10 August 2018: The Italian embassy in Tripoli has denied that ambassador Giuseppe Perrone had requested that the holding of Libyan elections be delayed.…

Libya’s anti-smuggling efforts of subsidised goods into Tunisia causing diplomatic tensions

Libya’s anti-smuggling efforts of subsidised goods into Tunisia causing diplomatic tensions

By Sami Zaptia. London, 9 August 2018: Libya’s continued anti-smuggling efforts of its subsidised goods into its neighbouring state Tunisia is causing some diplomatic tensions. Milad Al-Hijrisi, the…

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U.S. Guidry group to build billion-dollar Susah deep sea port

U.S. Guidry group to build billion-dollar Susah deep sea port

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 August 2018 U.S. based company, the Guidry Group, is to…

Goods imported through Libyan ports down reflecting general economic malaise

Goods imported through Libyan ports down reflecting general economic malaise

By Sami Zaptia. London, 13 August 2018: Libya’s goods imported through its ports dropped by…

LIA renews MEDCO Energy oil exploration agreement

LIA renews MEDCO Energy oil exploration agreement

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 June 2018: The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) has announced that,…

AGOCO to raise oil production up to 220,000 by next Friday

AGOCO to raise oil production up to 220,000 by next Friday

By Sami Zaptia. London, 24 May 2018: Libya’s Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) announced today…

CBL warns that dealing in virtual currencies such as Bitcoin are illegal in Libya

CBL warns that dealing in virtual currencies such as Bitcoin are illegal in Libya

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 May 2018: The Tripoli-based Central Bank of Libya (CBL) has…

NOC completes maintenance work on Baher-Essalam / Sabratha offshore gasfield

NOC completes maintenance work on Baher-Essalam / Sabratha offshore gasfield

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 May 2018: The second phase of the processing and linkage…

CBL meets World Bank team in Tunis to discuss reform of the Libyan financial sector

CBL meets World Bank team in Tunis to discuss reform of the Libyan financial sector

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 May 2018: The Tripoli-based Central Bank of Libya (CBL) reports…

Libyan-Tunisian trade set to increase in 2018 : General Union of Libyan Chambers

Libyan-Tunisian trade set to increase in 2018 : General Union of Libyan Chambers

By Sami Zaptia. London, 10 May 2018: The head of the General Union of Libyan…

NOC holds launch event for Benghazi oil conference in October

NOC holds launch event for Benghazi oil conference in October

By Sami Zaptia. London, 2 May 2018: The National Oil Corporation (NOC) held an official…

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