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Tunisia reintroduces need for traveller PCR tests for those vaccinated in reaction to the new Omicron Coronavirus variant

Tunisia reintroduces need for traveller PCR tests for those vaccinated in reaction to the new Omicron Coronavirus variant

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 28 November 2021: Tunisia’s Health Ministry announced yesterday that as of Wednesday 1 December all incoming passengers aged over 2 years must show a…

Libya’s Health Ministry creates first electronic system to manage treatment internally and abroad

Libya’s Health Ministry creates first electronic system to manage treatment internally and abroad

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 27 November 2021: Libya’s Ministry of Health announced Thursday the completion of the first electronic system for managing, following up and implementing treatment procedures…

HNEC extends voting card collection deadline to 1 December

HNEC extends voting card collection deadline to 1 December

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 27 November 2021: Libya’s High National Elections Commission (HNEC) today extended the deadline for registered voters to collect their voting cards until Wednesday 1…

UNSMIL alarmed by reported attack on Sebha court looking into Saif Qaddafi’s election disqualification appeal

UNSMIL alarmed by reported attack on Sebha court looking into Saif Qaddafi’s election disqualification appeal

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 27 November 2021: UNSMIL said it was alarmed by the reported attack yesterday on a court in Sebha. The attack was reported to have…

Speculation continues in Libya regarding real reasons for Kubis’ resignation as UNSMIL head

Speculation continues in Libya regarding real reasons for Kubis’ resignation as UNSMIL head

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 26 November 2021: Speculation has continued in Libya regarding the real reasons for the resignation of UNSMIL head Jan Kubis from his post. Kubis…

Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi disqualified by election commission from standing in presidential elections

Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi disqualified by election commission from standing in presidential elections

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 24 November 2021: Libya’s High National Elections Commission (HNEC) today disqualified 25 applicants from standing in the country’s 24 December presidential elections – including…

Presidential elections candidacy acceptance closed – 98 candidates put their names forward

Presidential elections candidacy acceptance closed – 98 candidates put their names forward

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 23 November 2021: Libya’s High National Elections Commission HNEC announced today that by the end of yesterday’s deadline a total of 98 candidates had…

PM Aldabaiba presented first coronavirus vaccination card with QR code

PM Aldabaiba presented first coronavirus vaccination card with QR code

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 20 November 2021: Hayder Al-Sayeh, head of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), presented Prime Minister Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba the first QR code…

PM Aldabaiba reviews 732 projects as part of his Reviving Life policy to restart nationwide projects

PM Aldabaiba reviews 732 projects as part of his Reviving Life policy to restart nationwide projects

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 20 November 2021: Prime Minister Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba reviewed on Friday progress in 732 projects as part of his government’s 2021 Reviving Life policy…

Turkey does away with need for PCR tests for travellers from Libya

Turkey does away with need for PCR tests for travellers from Libya

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 20 November 2021: Turkey announced last week that travellers arriving from Libya will no longer need a coronavirus PCR test or to quarantine as…

Aldabaiba drops another hint that he may stand in the presidential elections

Aldabaiba drops another hint that he may stand in the presidential elections

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 20 November 2021: Speaking (some would say electioneering) to a gathering of youth and students in Tripoli last Monday, Prime Minister Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba…

HNEC head Sayeh meets Attorney General as part of election candidates’ legal purge

HNEC head Sayeh meets Attorney General as part of election candidates’ legal purge

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 20 November 2021: Emad Sayeh, the head of Libya’s High National Elections Commission (HNEC), visited Sideeg Al-Sour, the Attorney General, at his Tripoli headquarters…

Electronic anti-Coronavirus vaccination certificate launched

Electronic anti-Coronavirus vaccination certificate launched

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 16 November 2021: Libya’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced today that it has launched the Tahseen electronic anti-Coronavirus vaccination certificate. The new…

Hafter announces he is running in Libya’s presidential elections

Hafter announces he is running in Libya’s presidential elections

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 16 November 2021: Khalifa Hafter announced today that he is running in Libya’s presidential elections planned to start on 24 December 2021. In a…

Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi registers to run in Libya’s presidential elections

Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi registers to run in Libya’s presidential elections

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 14 November 2021: Libya’s High National Elections Commission (HNEC) announced today that Saif al-Islam Muammar al-Qaddafi, son of ousted former dictator Muamar Qaddafi, has…

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The ‘‘Libya Competes’’ programme to hold Libya Career Fair in Misrata on 8 December

The ‘‘Libya Competes’’ programme to hold Libya Career Fair in Misrata on 8 December

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 28 November 2021: The Libya Competes programme announced today that it…

Misrata Chamber of Commerce visits its counterpart in Benghazi

Misrata Chamber of Commerce visits its counterpart in Benghazi

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 28 November 2021: A delegation from the Misrata Chamber of Commerce,…

Benghazi Municipality head meets China Construction Company delegation

Benghazi Municipality head meets China Construction Company delegation

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 28 November 2021: The chairman of the Steering Council of the…

Misrata announces inaugural cruise to Izmir next Wednesday

Misrata announces inaugural cruise to Izmir next Wednesday

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 28 November 2021: Misrata Maritime Terminal announced last week the launch…

Tripoli’s JW Marriot hotel to fully reopen

Tripoli’s JW Marriot hotel to fully reopen

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 27 November 2021: Tripoli’s landmark JW Marriot hotel is to fully…

Only US$ 13 bn worth of HIB’s housing projects completed out of a total of US$ 40 bn: HIB head Ajaj

Only US$ 13 bn worth of HIB’s housing projects completed out of a total of US$ 40 bn: HIB head Ajaj

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 22 November 2021: Mahmoud Ajaj head of Libya’s Housing and Infrastructure…

Libya to double generation capacity by 2030, needs American companies’ help: GECOL head Al-Abdali

Libya to double generation capacity by 2030, needs American companies’ help: GECOL head Al-Abdali

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 22 November 2021: Wiam Al-Abdali, head of the General Electricity Company…

Era of centralized, state-controlled economy in Libya is over: Government official

Era of centralized, state-controlled economy in Libya is over: Government official

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 22 November 2021: Jamal Lamushi, the head of Libya’s Privatization and…

AmCham Libya hosts first U.S. trade mission in Tripoli in ten years

AmCham Libya hosts first U.S. trade mission in Tripoli in ten years

By Sami Zaptia. Tripoli, 21 November 2021: The American Chamber of Commerce in Libya (AmCham…

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