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British High Court confirms Serraj PC/GNA as the legitimate Libyan government as Breish asks for more money

British High Court confirms Serraj PC/GNA as the legitimate Libyan government as Breish asks for more money

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 February 2019: The UK High Court issued a ruling on Thursday 14 February 2019 confirming that the Faiez Serraj-led Presidency Council and the…

14 kidnapped Tunisians released in good health

14 kidnapped Tunisians released in good health

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 February 2019: The 14 Tunisian nationals kidnapped last week were successfully freed yesterday, Libya’s Tripoli Ministry of Interior (MoI) confirmed in a statement…

Anti-Hafter, Islamist militia coalition form political party

Anti-Hafter, Islamist militia coalition form political party

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 February 2019: Militia commanders from western Libya representing mainly a coalition of anti Hafter forces, Islamists, the former Libyan Islamic Fighting Group and…

14 Zawia refinery Tunisian employees kidnapped by armed gang

14 Zawia refinery Tunisian employees kidnapped by armed gang

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 February 2019: Libya’s Tripoli Ministry of Interior (MoI) confirmed media reports of last week’s kidnapping of 14 Tunisians working at Zawia refinery. The…

Bashagha recognizes Hafter’s role

Bashagha recognizes Hafter’s role

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 February 2019: Libya’s Presidency Council and Government of National Accord (PC/GNA) Interior Minister-designate, Fathi Bashagha, said in an interview with Al-Hurra television Thursday…

Tripoli militias: yes to democracy, elections, moderate Islam. No to militarization, individual glorification, the criminal Hafter and external agendas!

Tripoli militias: yes to democracy, elections, moderate Islam. No to militarization, individual glorification, the criminal Hafter and external agendas!

By Sami Zaptia. London, 15 February 2019: In a statement released yesterday congratulating the Libyan people on the occasion of the eight anniversary on Sunday of Libya’s 17…

Serraj calls for dialogue not war in south

Serraj calls for dialogue not war in south

By Sami Zaptia. London, 15 February 2019: Mohamed El-Sallak, the spokesperson for Faiez Serraj, the head of Libya’s Presidency Council and Government of National Accord, said during a…

U.S. Government expresses its concern over military tensions in Libya’s south

U.S. Government expresses its concern over military tensions in Libya’s south

By Sami Zaptia. London, 15 February 2019: The United States Government yesterday expressed its concern over the military tensions in the south of Libya. It called for all…

Serraj appoints Shareef as new Chief of Staff and Juha as his Assisstant

Serraj appoints Shareef as new Chief of Staff and Juha as his Assisstant

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 February 2019: Faiez Serraj, head of the Presidency Council and Government of National Accord, passed two decrees in his role as Supreme Commander…

Serraj government sources stand by airstrike comment

Serraj government sources stand by airstrike comment

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 February 2019: Highly placed sources at the Faiez Serraj Presidency Council and Government of National Accord (PC/GNA) said they stand by their statement…

Joint anti Al-Qaeda US-Libya airstrike near Ubari

Joint anti Al-Qaeda US-Libya airstrike near Ubari

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 February 2019: Mohamed El-Sallak, the Official Spokesperson for Faiez Sarraj, the head of Libya’s Presidency Council and Government of National Accord (PC/GNA), reported…

LNA top brass flex muscles in south, engage in positive image projection

LNA top brass flex muscles in south, engage in positive image projection

By Sami Zaptia. London, 13 February 2019: The top brass of the Khalifa Hafter-led Libyan National Army (LNA) engaged in a show of power projection at Tamenhint Airbase…

Ageela Saleh calls on NOC to reopen Sharara

Ageela Saleh calls on NOC to reopen Sharara

By Sami Zaptia. London, 13 February 2019: The head of the House of Representatives (HoR), Ageela Saleh, yesterday called on the Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC),…

PC meets foreign media and vows to facilitate their work

PC meets foreign media and vows to facilitate their work

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 February 2019: The Faiez Serraj Presidency Council and Government of National Accord (PC/GNA) met today with accredited foreign media representative in Tripoli and…

LNA coalition of forces claim total control of Sharara oilfield

LNA coalition of forces claim total control of Sharara oilfield

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 February 2019: The Khalifa Hafter-led Libyan National Army (LNA), as well as forces aligned to it, claimed that they had taken full control…

Business

Work on Tripoli International Airport site resumes

Work on Tripoli International Airport site resumes

By Sami Zaptia . London, 13 February 2019: Libya’s Transport Ministry announced today the resumption…

Libyan-Egyptian chambers trade pact to aid Libya’s reconstruction

Libyan-Egyptian chambers trade pact to aid Libya’s reconstruction

By Sami Zaptia. London, 8 February 2018: Egypt’s Raw Materials Manufacturing Association and the Joint…

Assaray Trade and Investment Bank to raise capital to LD 100 million

Assaray Trade and Investment Bank to raise capital to LD 100 million

By Sami Zaptia. London, 6 January 2019: Assaray Trade & Investment Bank (ATIB), a leading…

Tripoli to hold February conference on PPP investment in airports

Tripoli to hold February conference on PPP investment in airports

By Sami Zaptia. London, 2 February 2019: Libya’s Airports Authority announced on Wednesday that it…

Libya’s BCD severs investment ties with Qatari bank

Libya’s BCD severs investment ties with Qatari bank

By Sami Zaptia. London, 31 January 2019: Libya’s privately-owned Bank of Commerce and Development (BCD)…

Four new hotel openings in January to help drive Libyan domestic tourism

Four new hotel openings in January to help drive Libyan domestic tourism

By Sami Zaptia. London, 31 January 2019: Four new hotels opened in Tripoli and Benghazi…

UK signs MoU with Libyan Airports Authority to supply explosives detectors

UK signs MoU with Libyan Airports Authority to supply explosives detectors

By Sami Zaptia. London 25 January 2019: The UK signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)…

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),…

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