Libya
Mangoush visits southern Libyan region and borders – reiterates call for mercenary withdrawal, calls on Europe to fulfil its obligations

Mangoush visits southern Libyan region and borders – reiterates call for mercenary withdrawal, calls on Europe to fulfil its obligations

By Sami Zaptia. London, 9 May 2021: Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Najla Mangoush visited Libya’s southern border regions over the last few days, including Qatrun.…

Militias ‘‘raid’’ Corinthia hotel seeking Presidency Head Menfi in protest at new Intelligence head and Foreign Minister Mangoush

By Sami Zaptia. London, 9 May 2021: A group of state-recognized militias forced their way into the grounds of the Corinthia hotel in Tripoli on Friday night seeking…

HSC accuses leading foreign states of interference in Libya’s decision-making process

HSC accuses leading foreign states of interference in Libya’s decision-making process

By Sami Zaptia. London, 8 May 2021:   The High State Council issued a statement expressing its great astonishment at the joint statement issued by the embassies of…

Foriegn Ministry authorizes the installation of passport issuing systems at diplomatic missions

Foriegn Ministry authorizes the installation of passport issuing systems at diplomatic missions

By Sami Zaptia. London, 8 May 2021: The Libyan Foreign Ministry announced Thursday that it has authorized the installation of passport-issuing systems in several diplomatic missions. The Ministry…

UNSMIL welcomes freeing of prisoners – calls for more arbitrarily held persons to be released

UNSMIL welcomes freeing of prisoners – calls for more arbitrarily held persons to be released

By Sami Zaptia. London, 8 May 2021:   UNSMIL welcomed yesterday the recent release of dozens of detainees by the command of the Khalifa Hafter-led Libyan National Army…

New head of intelligence appointed

By Sami Zaptia. London, 7 May 2021:   The Presidency Council announced the appointment (Decree 17/2021) yesterday of a new head of Libyan Intelligence. He is to be…

US supports Libya military unification, national reconciliation, Mangoush’s withdrawal of foreign forces call and 24 December elections

US supports Libya military unification, national reconciliation, Mangoush’s withdrawal of foreign forces call and 24 December elections

By Sami Zaptia. London, 7 May 2021:   The U.S. continued its supports for the unification of Libya’s military institutions, for national reconciliation, for the withdrawal of foreign…

Joint statement by Embassies of France, Germany, Italy, the UK, and the US in Libya supporting Libyan institutions to prepare for elections as scheduled

By Sami Zaptia. London, 7 May 2021:   In an effort to cut-off stalling tactics, the international community continue to pressure Libyan stakeholders into holding the country’s planned…

UNSMIL sends constitutional basis proposal to LPDF

UNSMIL sends constitutional basis proposal to LPDF

By Sami Zaptia. London, 5 May 2021:   UNSMIL reported yesterday that its head, Jan Kubis, transmitted on the same day to the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF)…

On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day: Government to grant annual journalism award and monitor media quality

On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day: Government to grant annual journalism award and monitor media quality

By Sami Zaptia. London, 4 May 2021:   On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day yesterday, Libya’s prime minister Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba, issued his decision No. 63…

High-level Turkish delegation visits Tripoli

High-level Turkish delegation visits Tripoli

By Sami Zaptia. London, 4 May 2021:   Libyan prime minister Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba received a high-level Turkish delegation in Tripoli yesterday that included Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu,…

Government delivers amended 2021 budget to parliament

Government delivers amended 2021 budget to parliament

By Sami Zaptia. London, 3 May 2021:   The Libyan government, led by prime minister Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba, delivered the amended 2021 budget to parliament (the House of…

Localization of treatment at home and organization of treatment abroad – aim of Health Ministry

Localization of treatment at home and organization of treatment abroad – aim of Health Ministry

By Sami Zaptia. London, 2 May 2021:   “Our goal is to localize treatment at home, and to organize treatment abroad.”, Libya’s Health Minister Ali Zanati said yesterday.…

Military institution must be reunified before elections: Libyan government

Military institution must be reunified before elections: Libyan government

By Sami Zaptia. London, 1 May 2021:   Speaking at last week’s press conference, Mohamed Hamuda, the Official Spokesperson for prime minister Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba, said that the…

Power blackout act of political vandalism: PM Aldabaiba

Power blackout act of political vandalism: PM Aldabaiba

By Sami Zaptia. London, 1 May 2021:   In a meeting with the HoR members and notables of Tajura, Libya’s prime minister, Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba, said that the…

Business

Benghazi, Derna, Sirte and Murzug Reconstruction Funds created worth a total of LD 3 billion

Benghazi, Derna, Sirte and Murzug Reconstruction Funds created worth a total of LD 3 billion

By Sami Zaptia. London, 10 May 2021:   Reconstruction Funds for the cities of Benghazi,…

Mine and remnants of war clearing at Tripoli International Airport to precede construction process after Ramadan

Mine and remnants of war clearing at Tripoli International Airport to precede construction process after Ramadan

By Sami Zaptia. London, 9 May 2021:   Surveying and clearance of mines and remnants…

LIA assets valued at US$ 68 billion

LIA assets valued at US$ 68 billion

By Sami Zaptia. London, 7 May 2021:   The final results of the assessment of…

Ahead of its event in Tunis this June, the Italian-Libyan Business Development Association (ILBDA) visits Misrata

Ahead of its event in Tunis this June, the Italian-Libyan Business Development Association (ILBDA) visits Misrata

By Vanessa Tomassini. London, 7 May 2021:   The Italian-Libyan Association for Business Development (ILDBA)…

Turkish Airlines technical team visits Tripoli’s Mitiga airport

Turkish Airlines technical team visits Tripoli’s Mitiga airport

By Sami Zaptia. London, 7 May 2021:   A Turkish Airlines technical delegation paid an…

Libyan olive oils win prizes at Berlin awards – plans to increase production

Libyan olive oils win prizes at Berlin awards – plans to increase production

By Sami Zaptia. London, 6 May 2021:   Two Libyan companies achieved second and third…

Tunisia to increase fruit exports to Libya – which imports 70 percent of its production

Tunisia to increase fruit exports to Libya – which imports 70 percent of its production

By Sami Zaptia. London, 6 May 2021:   Tunisia aims to export about 80,000 tons…

U.S. companies ready to cooperate in Libyan health sector and supply anti-Coronavirus vaccine: Ambassador Norland

U.S. companies ready to cooperate in Libyan health sector and supply anti-Coronavirus vaccine: Ambassador Norland

By Sami Zaptia. London, 6 May 2021: U.S. companies are ready to support and cooperate…

Libyan-Tunisian cross land border trade back to its peak

Libyan-Tunisian cross land border trade back to its peak

By Sami Zaptia. London, 5 May 2021:   Libyan-Tunisian cross land border trade has returned…

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