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Biscuit factory air strike leads to calls for Hafter’s prosecution for war crimes

Biscuit factory air strike leads to calls for Hafter’s prosecution for war crimes

By Sami Zaptia. London, 19 November 2019: Libya’s Faiez Serraj-aligned Interior Ministry yesterday called upon the international community to prosecute Khalifa Hafter, in his role as commander of…

Libya’s aerial fighting continues to intensify despite U.S. call on Hafter to end Tripoli attack

Libya’s aerial fighting continues to intensify despite U.S. call on Hafter to end Tripoli attack

By Sami Zaptia. London, 19 November 2019: Libya’s aerial fighting has continued to escalate despite the U.S calling on Khalifa Hafter’s Libyan National Army to end its attack…

Despite escalation in Libya’s aerial fighting, Salame optimistic about Berlin conference

Despite escalation in Libya’s aerial fighting, Salame optimistic about Berlin conference

By Sami Zaptia. London, 19 November 2019: In his latest briefing on Libya to the United Nations Security Council yesterday, UNSMIL head Ghassan Salame said Tripoli’s southern frontlines…

Libya’s Civil Registry Authority completes first batch of ‘Tamkeen’ trainees

Libya’s Civil Registry Authority completes first batch of ‘Tamkeen’ trainees

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 November 2019: Libya’s Civil Registry Authority (CRA) has today completed the first batch of trainees, which is part of its nationwide Tamkeen training…

Libya’s Tatweer Research obtains ISO certifications

Libya’s Tatweer Research obtains ISO certifications

By Sami Zaptia. London, 7 November 2019: Libya’s Tatweer Research has announced that it has successfully been awarded ISO 9001 and 14001 certifications. It is one of a…

US provides free airport security training for Libyan personnel

US provides free airport security training for Libyan personnel

By Sami Zaptia. London, 31 October 2019: As part of the U.S. government’s support for Libya in the field of aviation security and airports, American company, Culmen, in…

Al Madar launches Libya’s first 5G mobile internet service – first in North Africa

Al Madar launches Libya’s first 5G mobile internet service – first in North Africa

By Sami Zaptia. London, 30 October 2019: Libya’s state-controlled and first mobile service provider, Al-Madar Aljadid, yesterday launched the first 5G mobile internet service in the country –…

UPDATE: Mitiga airport to reopen within two weeks – ‘‘without any military presence’’

UPDATE: Mitiga airport to reopen within two weeks – ‘‘without any military presence’’

By Sami Zaptia. London, 30 October 2019: The Interior Ministry of the Internationally recognized Libyan government in Tripoli, headed by Faiez Serraj, announced yesterday that Mitiga airport will…

Expertise France hails its five diversification projects in Libya

Expertise France hails its five diversification projects in Libya

By Sami Zaptia. London, 30 October 2019: The implementing agency for five of the EU’s flagship diversification projects in Libya, Expertise France, celebrated the excellent evaluation it received…

Benghazi University Entrepreneurship Incubator launched

Benghazi University Entrepreneurship Incubator launched

By Sami Zaptia. London, 29 October 2019: Benghazi University’s Entrepreneurship Incubator opened on Sunday with the participation of Benghazi Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture and with the…

Serraj meets German Foreign Minister in Zuwara

Serraj meets German Foreign Minister in Zuwara

By Sami Zaptia. London, 28 October 2019: Faiez Serraj, Libya’s internationally recognized Prime Minister met with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his delegation in the western city…

Tripoli Ministry of Health condemns continued targeting of medical facilities and staff

Tripoli Ministry of Health condemns continued targeting of medical facilities and staff

By Sami Zaptia. London, 26 October 2019: Libya’s Tripoli Ministry of Health strongly condemned on Thursday the continued targeting, attributed to Khalifa Hafter forces, of field hospitals, medical…

Tripoli Ministry of Transport holds meeting with British embassy officials on airports, flight ban and training visas

Tripoli Ministry of Transport holds meeting with British embassy officials on airports, flight ban and training visas

By Sami Zaptia. London, 24 October 2019: Tripoli’s Ministry of Transport reported today that it held a meeting at its headquarters, today, with British embassy officials. The meeting…

Faragh oilfield development trails progressing: NOC

Faragh oilfield development trails progressing: NOC

By Sami Zaptia. London, 24 October 2019: Libya’s state National Oil Corporation (NOC) reported today that pilot development trails for the second phase of the al-Frargh field were…

Shadar oilfield leak fixed: NOC

Shadar oilfield leak fixed: NOC

By Sami Zaptia. London, 24 October 2019: Libya’s state National Oil Corporation (NOC) reported on Tuesday that two of its subsidiaries, Sirte Oil Co and Waha Oil Company…

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Libya’s Trans Sahara and Morocco’s Data Protect sign agreement to establish first data security operations centre in Libya

Libya’s Trans Sahara and Morocco’s Data Protect sign agreement to establish first data security operations centre in Libya

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 November 2019: Libya’s Trans Sahara IT and Communications announced last…

Op-Ed: One year after the launch of Libya’s Economic Reforms: An analysis

Op-Ed: One year after the launch of Libya’s Economic Reforms: An analysis

By Husni Bey. Milan, 14 November 2019: The “Libyan Economic Reforms”, which in reality were…

NOC’s Faregh field boosts production to 250 million cubic feet of gas per day

NOC’s Faregh field boosts production to 250 million cubic feet of gas per day

By Sami Zaptia. London, 13 November 2019: Libya’s state National Oil Corporation (NOC) announced Monday…

Implications of some of the CBL’s current monetary policy: Analysis

Implications of some of the CBL’s current monetary policy: Analysis

By Osama Alabeersh. Benghazi, 13 November 2019: The Tripoli Central Bank of Libya’s (CBL) latest…

NOC reports a 21 percent increase in October oil revenues

NOC reports a 21 percent increase in October oil revenues

By Sami Zaptia. London, 10 November 2019: Libya’s state National Oil Corporation (NOC) today reported…

AGOCO increases production at Nafoura oilfield by 3,601 bpd

AGOCO increases production at Nafoura oilfield by 3,601 bpd

By Sami Zaptia. London, 10 November 2019: Libya’s Arabian Gulf Oil Company, AGOCO, a wholly…

AGOCO completes ‘strategic’ power supply project at Sarir / Mesla oilfields to increase production

AGOCO completes ‘strategic’ power supply project at Sarir / Mesla oilfields to increase production

By Sami Zaptia. London, 8 November 2019: Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO), a wholly owned…

Airports Authority and Privatization and Investment Board discuss hastening private investment in airports

Airports Authority and Privatization and Investment Board discuss hastening private investment in airports

By Sami Zaptia. London, 8 November 2019: A meeting was held on Sunday between Libya’s…

Libya’s oil revenues up by LD 3.8 bn on projections up to 31 October, CBL bullish on economic outlook

Libya’s oil revenues up by LD 3.8 bn on projections up to 31 October, CBL bullish on economic outlook

By Sami Zaptia. London, 8 November 2019: In its latest bullish report, Libya’s Tripoli-based Central…

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