Libya
MoI establishes Elections Security and Protection Department

MoI establishes Elections Security and Protection Department

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 March 2019: The Ministry of Interior (MoI) aligned with the Faiez Serraj-led Presidency Council and Government of National Accord announced last Sunday that…

Fourth edition of SMEs exhibition attracts 42 percent female participation

Fourth edition of SMEs exhibition attracts 42 percent female participation

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 March 2019: The fourth edition of the Libyan Small and Medium Sized (SME) fair kicked off at the Al Mahari Radisson Blu Hotel…

European Union Ambassadors joint statement after Tripoli visit

European Union Ambassadors joint statement after Tripoli visit

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 March 2019: Ambassadors of the European Union and the Member States accredited to Libya held joint meetings today in Tripoli with a number…

Libyan mobile phone video game ‘Nitro Bus’ available on Libyana store

Libyan mobile phone video game ‘Nitro Bus’ available on Libyana store

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 March 2019: Libyan game designing company Techneon’s first mobile phone game, Nitro Bus, is now available for Android users from the Libyana Mobile…

Serraj Mitiga assassination attempt denied

Serraj Mitiga assassination attempt denied

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 March 2019: Mohamed El Sallak, the official personal spokesperson for Faiez Serraj, head of Libya’s internationally recognized Presidency Council and Government of National…

Turkish Airlines inspects Mitiga airport readiness for return of flights

Turkish Airlines inspects Mitiga airport readiness for return of flights

By Sami Zaptia. London, 11 March 2019: A Turkish Airlines delegation visited Mitiga Airport to assess its readiness to receive its flights, the Libyan Airports Authority reported last…

Tunisian border closed due to cable damage

Tunisian border closed due to cable damage

By Sami Zaptia. London, 11 March 2019: The Libyan side of its Tunisian Ras Jdair land crossing was closed today after a main cable connecting its security and…

German companies express interest in Libyan oil and gas sector: NOC

German companies express interest in Libyan oil and gas sector: NOC

By Sami Zaptia. London, 11 March 2019: German companies expressed their desire to return and invest in Libya, and specifically in the oil and gas sector, Libya’s National…

UPDATE: The US awards grant to help improve security at three Libyan airports

UPDATE: The US awards grant to help improve security at three Libyan airports

By Sami Zaptia. London, 8 March 2019: The US Department of State, Bureau of Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism, has awarded a contract to a US company, Culmen…

NOC and partners commit US$ 20 to municipalities adjacent to Akakus oil sites in Southern and Western Libya

NOC and partners commit US$ 20 to municipalities adjacent to Akakus oil sites in Southern and Western Libya

By Sami Zaptia. London, 7 March 2019: Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) reported yesterday that it and a group of international partners made up of Repsol, OMV, Total,…

Serraj met Hafter in Abu Dhabi as part of a wide political consultation process

Serraj met Hafter in Abu Dhabi as part of a wide political consultation process

By Sami Zaptia. London, 7 March 2019: Faiez Serraj, head of Libya’s Presidential Council and Government of National Accord, revealed that he held his Abu Dhabi meeting with…

Eight deaths and 13 civilian injuries due to hostilities across Libya from 1 to 31 January 2019

Eight deaths and 13 civilian injuries due to hostilities across Libya from 1 to 31 January 2019

By Sami Zaptia. London, 6 March 2019: The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 21 civilian casualties – eight deaths and 13 injuries – during the…

Serraj reveals more details of Abu Dhabi Hafter agreement

Serraj reveals more details of Abu Dhabi Hafter agreement

By Sami Zaptia. London, 6 March 2019: During his meeting with Mayors of Libya’s western region yesterday, Presidency Council and Government of National Accord head, Faiez Serraj, confirmed…

Mitiga airport temporarily closed due to drones

Mitiga airport temporarily closed due to drones

By Sami Zaptia. London, 6 March 2019: Tripoli’s only operating airport, Mitiga Airport, was temporarily closed for safety reasons yesterday and today due to drones flying nearby. This…

13 deaths and 34 injuries from hostilities across Libya in November and December 2018

13 deaths and 34 injuries from hostilities across Libya in November and December 2018

By Sami Zaptia. London, 6 March 2019: The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 34 civilian casualties – 13 deaths (11 men, one woman, one boy)…

Business

Libyan business sentiment has improved vastly since October, but could be even better with a few more reforms – leading businessman Bey

Libyan business sentiment has improved vastly since October, but could be even better with a few more reforms – leading businessman Bey

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 March 2019: The economic, fiscal and monetary fundamentals of Libya…

Libya Cement Company issues EPC tenders, part of €200 m investment to increase production by 50 percent

Libya Cement Company issues EPC tenders, part of €200 m investment to increase production by 50 percent

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 March 2019: The LCC has announced firm plans for a…

Airports Authority gives Libyan carriers a week to conclude contract with Dutch company Travsys to avoid its cancellation

Airports Authority gives Libyan carriers a week to conclude contract with Dutch company Travsys to avoid its cancellation

By Sami Zaptia. London, 13 March 2019: Libya’s Airports Authority (LAA) has granted Libya’s two…

EU Delegation meets Tripoli Chamber of Commerce and business leaders

EU Delegation meets Tripoli Chamber of Commerce and business leaders

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 March 2019: The EU Delegation to Libya reported that it…

LBC among 30 Libyan companies to participate in Dubai Investment Meeting in April

LBC among 30 Libyan companies to participate in Dubai Investment Meeting in April

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 March 2019: The Libyan Business Council (LBC) signed a cooperation…

LISCO resumes iron and steel exports

LISCO resumes iron and steel exports

By Sami Zaptia London, 11 March 2019: Libya’s state iron and steel company, LISCO, announced…

NOC’s Ras Lanuf polyethylene plant progressing towards April opening

NOC’s Ras Lanuf polyethylene plant progressing towards April opening

By Sami Zaptia. London, 11 March 2019: Libya’s Ras Lanuf Oil and Gas Processing Company…

LBC and Italian ambassador discuss Libyan-Italian private sector trade and investment

LBC and Italian ambassador discuss Libyan-Italian private sector trade and investment

By Sami Zaptia. London, 11 March 2019: The Libyan Business Council (LBC) and Italy’s ambassador…

Libya’s Ministry of Transport signs LD 2.25 million contract with Turkish company for corniche pavement

Libya’s Ministry of Transport signs LD 2.25 million contract with Turkish company for corniche pavement

By Sami Zaptia. London, 7 March 2019: Libya’s Ministry of Transport announced on Tuesday that…

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