Libya

Libya state-owned electricity company, Siemens sign agreement to build two power plants

  • 9 December 2017 - 10:50
Libya state-owned electricity company, Siemens sign agreement to build two power plants

The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL), has signed an agreement with Siemens, the German company, to set up two electricity plants in Tripoli and Misurata, on Thursday in Berlin. The ceremony was attended by the head of the Presidential Council (PC), Faiz Al-Sarraj, who arrived in...

Human Rights Watch: Muslim Sufi shrines at risk of attacks in Libya

  • 7 December 2017 - 20:26
Human Rights Watch: Muslim Sufi shrines at risk of attacks in Libya

Human Rights Watch has revealed that "Muslim Sufi" places of worship face increasing attacks in Libya. Thursday’s Human Rights Watch statement indicated that two historic Sufi mosques were attacked in November and October in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, which is under control of the UN-backed...

Italian foreign minister sees prospects for elections in Libya

  • 7 December 2017 - 16:39
Italian foreign minister sees prospects for elections in Libya

Italian foreign minister Angelino Alfano said he sees prospects for a democratic elections in Libya. According to the Italian news agency Aki, Alfano attended a two-day meeting in Brussels of NATO foreign ministers, where he said, "I have a clear sensation that we have reached unanimity," adding...

Libya limits oil production in line with OPEC deal

  • 7 December 2017 - 14:21
Libya limits oil production in line with OPEC deal

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has reached an agreement last week with Libya to set limits on its oil production . The surprising agreement reported by the American agency Bloomberg, which consists of a mutual understanding between the two parties of not raising the...

Libyan Prime Minister Al-Serraj asked the US for protection, Trump rejected

  • 7 December 2017 - 11:40
Libyan Prime Minister Al-Serraj asked the US for protection, Trump rejected

The Prime Minister of the UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez Al-Serraj has requested that The US President Donald Trump to provide a more active US role, including a guarantee of personal security for himself and his government, The Guardian reported on Wednesday. The Guardian...

Saif Gaddafi to return to Libya’s political scene by all-out military operation, report says

  • 6 December 2017 - 22:45
Saif Gaddafi to return to Libya’s political scene by all-out military operation, report says

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi is aiming at making a return with a military operation that will start around Tripoli using the forces that controlled Sabratha city earlier and loyalists to his father as well as tribal forces who back him up in the country, reported The Guardian on Wednesday. "In recent...

Court in France to lift reservation of $100 million for the Central Bank of Libya

  • 6 December 2017 - 16:27
Court in France to lift reservation of $100 million for the Central Bank of Libya

A French court has ruled in favor of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) to lift reservations made by Kuwaiti company Kharafi on 100 million US dollars. The CBL said on its Facebook page on Wednesday that the ruling issued by the court on the 28th of last November invalidates the reservation...

Libya’s electoral body, UN delegate announce kick-start of voter registrations for 2018 elections

  • 6 December 2017 - 14:25
Libya’s electoral body, UN delegate announce kick-start of voter registrations for 2018 elections

 The High National Elections Commission (HNEC) has announced the start of the voter registration process for all the Libyans illegible for casting ballots in the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections in 2018. The HNEC’s announcement came in a joint presser with the UN delegate to...

UK ambassador to Libya meets with the chairman of the National Oil Corporation

  • 6 December 2017 - 14:18
UK ambassador to Libya meets with the chairman of the National Oil Corporation

The Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) Mustafa Sanallah met with the British ambassador to Libya Peter Millett, on Tuesday, in Tripoli. The meeting discussed the prospects of joint cooperation between the two countries in the oil field and the means needed to promote and develop such...

National Oil Corporation conducts one of the largest environmental studies in the history of Libya

  • 6 December 2017 - 14:13
National Oil Corporation conducts one of the largest environmental studies in the history of Libya

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has completed one of the largest environmental studies in the history of Libya. The scientific study focused on the oil sites and the area surrounding the cities of Ajghra, Jalu and Ojla. The National Oil Corporation has set up two committees to assess the...