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Go-slow at Libyan-Tunisian border crossings blamed on Tunisians

Go-slow at Libyan-Tunisian border crossings blamed on Tunisians

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 August 2019: The Ras Jadair Central Security Department of Tripoli’s Interior Ministry has blamed the 27-hour delays at the Libyan-Tunisian land border crossings…

Water starts to be pumped to Tripoli

Water starts to be pumped to Tripoli

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 August 2019: Libya’s Tripoli-based Water Authority announced today that electricity has been reconnected to the Man-Made River Project wells in the Hasawna region…

Libya’s oil revenues up by LD 1.96 bn to LD 17.4 bn on budget projections

Libya’s oil revenues up by LD 1.96 bn to LD 17.4 bn on budget projections

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 August 2019: The Tripoli Central Bank of Libya (CBL) reported on Saturday that Libya’s oil revenues were up by LD 1.958 bn on…

Mitiga airport and Sug Juma shelled by Hafter during Eid truce – Tripoli forces claim

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 August 2019: The pro Tripoli fighting operations room claimed that the truce agreed with the pro Khalifa Hafter forces was broken on two…

Serraj government denounced another Tripoli water cut, called on southern social leaders to intervene

Serraj government denounced another Tripoli water cut, called on southern social leaders to intervene

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 August 2019: The Faiez Serraj internationally-recognized government in Tripoli yesterday denounced the cutting off of water supply to the capital for yet another…

Five-state joint statement welcomes Libya Eid fighting truce

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 August 2019: A joint statement released yesterday by the governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United…

UNSMIL and UNSC condemn Benghazi Saturday explosion that killed three staff and injured others including two staff

UNSMIL and UNSC condemn Benghazi Saturday explosion that killed three staff and injured others including two staff

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 August 2019: The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya and UNSMIL head, Ghassan Salame, condemned on Saturday ‘‘in the strongest possible terms’’…

BREAKING: Hafter’s LNA accept conditional truce until Tuesday

BREAKING: Hafter’s LNA accept conditional truce until Tuesday

By Sami Zaptia. London, 10 August 2019: The Khalifa Hafter-led Libyan National Army has announced within the last hour that it has accepted Tripoli’s conditional truce over the…

Tripoli government agrees 4-point conditional Eid truce

Tripoli government agrees 4-point conditional Eid truce

By Sami Zaptia. London, 10 August 2019: Libya’s internationally recognized Tripoli-based government, led by Faiez Serraj, announced late last night that it is willing to agree to a…

Tripoli government calls on ICC to investigate Murzuk killing of dozens of civilians attributed to Hafter’s forces

Tripoli government calls on ICC to investigate Murzuk killing of dozens of civilians attributed to Hafter’s forces

By Sami Zaptia. London, 8 August 2019: The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Faiez Serraj-led Presidency Council and Government of National Accord, Mohamed Siala, appealed to the…

UNSMIL reiterates call for investigation into Benghazi disappearance of HoR member Sergawa

UNSMIL reiterates call for investigation into Benghazi disappearance of HoR member Sergawa

By Sami Zaptia. London, 7 August 2019: The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said in a statement yesterday that it was ”deeply concerned ”at the ”continued…

Chinese-led foreign consortium to invest and implement Tripoli metro and bus network

Chinese-led foreign consortium to invest and implement Tripoli metro and bus network

By Sami Zaptia. London, 5 August 2019: Ali Issawi, the Economy Minister aligned to the Faiez Serraj-led Presidency Council and Government of National Accord, yesterday announced a Chinese-led…

Serraj government condemns Hafter air strike on Murzuk killing and injuring tens of civilians

Serraj government condemns Hafter air strike on Murzuk killing and injuring tens of civilians

By Sami Zaptia. London, 5 August 2019: The Faiez Serraj-led Presidency Council and Government of National Accord (PC/GNA) today condemned in the strongest terms Sunday’s air strike by…

Salame condemns repeated attacks on Tripoli’s Mitiga airport, reiterates call for a truce

Salame condemns repeated attacks on Tripoli’s Mitiga airport, reiterates call for a truce

By Sami Zaptia. London, 5 August 2019:  The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salame yesterday condemned the repeated…

Libya and ENI announce completion of Phase 2 of Bahr Essalam offshore gas project

Libya and ENI announce completion of Phase 2 of Bahr Essalam offshore gas project

By Sami Zaptia. London, 1 August 2019: Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italian oil major Eni announced yesterday the completion of Phase 2 of the Bahr Essalam…

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Libya’s data protection authority NIISSA launches information security guide

Libya’s data protection authority NIISSA launches information security guide

By Sami Zaptia. London, 10 August 2019: Libya’s data protection agency, the National Authority for…

Updated: Libya imports 312 k sheep and cows for Eid of Sacrifice

Updated: Libya imports 312 k sheep and cows for Eid of Sacrifice

By Sami Zaptia. London, 10 August 2019: The Faiez Serraj-led Libyan Presidency Council and Government…

LISCO reduces prices of its products in line with government surcharge reduction

LISCO reduces prices of its products in line with government surcharge reduction

By Sami Zaptia. London, 7 August 2019: Libya’s Misrata-based and state-owned iron and steel company…

Details of foreign consortium to invest and implement Tripoli metro, bus and infrastructure project and its financing revealed

Details of foreign consortium to invest and implement Tripoli metro, bus and infrastructure project and its financing revealed

By Sami Zaptia. London, 6 August 2019: Further to the announcement Sunday by the internationally-recognized…

NOC completes offshore El Bouri maintenance works

NOC completes offshore El Bouri maintenance works

By Sami Zaptia. London, 5 August 2019: NOC completes offshore El Bouri maintenance works Libya’s…

First shipment of ethylene gas arrives at Ras Lanuf port to restart ethylene production

First shipment of ethylene gas arrives at Ras Lanuf port to restart ethylene production

By Sami Zaptia. London, 5 August 2019: Libya’s Ras Lanuf Oil and Gas Processing Company…

Libya and NEC activate biometric border control contract

Libya and NEC activate biometric border control contract

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LISCO exports steel shipment to Lebanon

LISCO exports steel shipment to Lebanon

By Sami Zaptia. London, 1 August 2019: Libya’s Misrata-based state-owned Iron and Steel Company (LISCO)…

Libya and China discuss oil cooperation in Libya

Libya and China discuss oil cooperation in Libya

By Sami Zaptia. London, 26 July 2019: A senior delegation from Libya’s  National Oil Corporation…

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