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Mangoush and Blinken talk on Berlin 2 and the 24 December 2021 elections

Mangoush and Blinken talk on Berlin 2 and the 24 December 2021 elections

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 June 2021: Libya’s Foreign Ministry reported yesterday that a telephone conversation took place between Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush and U.S, Secretary of State…

Amazigh throw spanner in consensual, constitutionally based 24 December elections

Amazigh throw spanner in consensual, constitutionally based 24 December elections

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 June 2021: Libya’s Amazigh Supreme Council (ASC) renewed yesterday its rejection of Libya’s draft constitution and the referendum on it, or its adoption…

Government decrees to dissolves the controversial Libyan Media Foundation

Government decrees to dissolves the controversial Libyan Media Foundation

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 June 2021: The Libyan government has decreed to dissolve the controversial state Libyan Media Foundation, and transfer the affiliation of the state local…

HoR head Saleh meets HNEC head Sayeh – reaffirms support for timely 24 December elections

HoR head Saleh meets HNEC head Sayeh – reaffirms support for timely 24 December elections

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 June 2021: The head of the House of Representatives, Ageela Saleh, met in his office in the eastern city of al-Gubba today, the…

Interior Minister discusses with Turkish ambassador visas, entry procedure, resumption of Turkish airways flights to Libya and increased security cooperation

Interior Minister discusses with Turkish ambassador visas, entry procedure, resumption of Turkish airways flights to Libya and increased security cooperation

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 June 2021: Libyan Interior Minister Khaled Mazen met Turkish Ambassador Kenan Yilmaz today. In a short statement, the Ministry reported that several important…

HoR Tuesday session on 2021 budget to continue today as budget is redrafted and discussed with government

HoR Tuesday session on 2021 budget to continue today as budget is redrafted and discussed with government

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 June 2021: The 2021 draft budget did not make it to a vote on the main floor in yesterday’s House of Representatives (HoR)…

Libya will be active and will present its ‘‘Stability Initiative’’ vision at Berlin 2 on 23 June: Foreign Minister Mangoush

Libya will be active and will present its ‘‘Stability Initiative’’ vision at Berlin 2 on 23 June: Foreign Minister Mangoush

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 June 2021: Speaking yesterday at the Extraordinary Consultative Foreign Ministerial Meeting of the League of Arab States in the Qatari capital, Doha, Libya’s…

New consignment of 100,000 Sputnik anti-Coronavirus vaccines arrives in Tripoli

New consignment of 100,000 Sputnik anti-Coronavirus vaccines arrives in Tripoli

By Sami Zaptia. London, 16 June 2021: A new consignment of 100,000 Sputnik anti-Coronavirus vaccines arrived at Tripoli’s Mitiga airport yesterday, Libya’s Health Ministry reported. No mention was…

NATO calls for 24 December elections, remains committed to providing defence and security advice to Libya

NATO calls for 24 December elections, remains committed to providing defence and security advice to Libya

By Sami Zaptia. London, 15 June 2021: The final communique issued at the end of the NATO Brussels Summit yesterday said: ‘‘The crisis in Libya has direct implications…

Audit Bureau launches pilot system for inspecting local and overseas state-paid medical bills

Audit Bureau launches pilot system for inspecting local and overseas state-paid medical bills

By Sami Zaptia. London, 15 June 2021: The head of the Libyan Audit Bureau Khaled Shakshak met yesterday with several stakeholders at his office to review the results…

Yesterday’s HoR session on 2021 budget and Sovereign Positions suspended after argument between two members turns into fight

Yesterday’s HoR session on 2021 budget and Sovereign Positions suspended after argument between two members turns into fight

By Sami Zaptia. London, 15 June 2021: Yesterday’s House of Representatives (HoR) session in Tobruk set to discuss the draft 2021 budget and Sovereign Positions was suspended abruptly…

Ahead of Berlin 2: A high level Turkish delegation visits Tripoli

Ahead of Berlin 2: A high level Turkish delegation visits Tripoli

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 June 2021: Libyan Prime Minister Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba welcomed in Tripoli on Saturday a high-level Turkish delegation that included Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu,…

Libya and Britain discuss countering illegal migration and terrorism

Libya and Britain discuss countering illegal migration and terrorism

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 June 2021: Libya’s Interior Minister Khaled Mazen met Britain’s Minister of Defence Ben Wallace and Minister of State for Middle East and African…

All foreign forces and mercenaries must be withdrawn from Libya without any delay: James Cleverly British Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa

All foreign forces and mercenaries must be withdrawn from Libya without any delay: James Cleverly British Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 June 2021: At a joint press conference Thursday with Libya’s Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush, British Minister of State for the Middle East and…

In lead-up to Berlin 2, UNSMIL head Kubis holds wide domestic and international consultations

In lead-up to Berlin 2, UNSMIL head Kubis holds wide domestic and international consultations

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 June 2021: In the lead up to the second Berlin Conference, UNSMIL reported Friday that its head, Jan Kubis, continued his engagements with national and international…

Business

Tripoli University Renewable Energy Exhibition – 23 to 24 June

Tripoli University Renewable Energy Exhibition – 23 to 24 June

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 June 2021: Tripoli University will be hosting the Renewable Energy…

Airports Authority visits Spanish company Ulma to follow up on order and training for its use and maintenance

Airports Authority visits Spanish company Ulma to follow up on order and training for its use and maintenance

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 June 2021: A delegation from Libya’s Airports Authority visited yesterday…

LBC, Pragma and USAID hold second session on improving Libya’s business environment

LBC, Pragma and USAID hold second session on improving Libya’s business environment

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 June 2021: The Libyan Business Council (LBC) reported yesterday that…

CBL Governor meets private clinics’ union to discuss partnerships with banks

CBL Governor meets private clinics’ union to discuss partnerships with banks

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 June 2021: Saddek El-Kaber, Governor of the Central Bank of…

Algeria’s Sonelgaz delegation arrives in Tripoli to progress electricity cooperation agreement

Algeria’s Sonelgaz delegation arrives in Tripoli to progress electricity cooperation agreement

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 June 2021: A high-level team from Algeria’s state electricity and…

Multi-sector Maltese business delegation expected in Tripoli 7 July

Multi-sector Maltese business delegation expected in Tripoli 7 July

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 June 2021: A multi-sector Maltese business delegation is expected in…

After takeover of Yara’s stake: Lifeco’s name changed to Libyan Fertilizer Company

After takeover of Yara’s stake: Lifeco’s name changed to Libyan Fertilizer Company

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 June 2021: The name of the former Libyan Norwegian Fertilizer…

Maiden voyage of first Libyan-owned shipping line arrives at Misrata Free Zone

Maiden voyage of first Libyan-owned shipping line arrives at Misrata Free Zone

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 June 2021: The maiden voyage of LDR Sakine, belonging to…

NOC discusses with Russia’s Tatneft production development, refining, capacity building and renewables

NOC discusses with Russia’s Tatneft production development, refining, capacity building and renewables

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 June 2021: A high-level delegation from Russian Tatneft Company, headed…

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