Libya is in a Catch-22 situation—political agreement cannot be reached without economic improvement and political stability is necessary to revive the economy. Turning the economy around is contingent on oil production and exports coming back on line, at least in its initial phase. In order to produce and export at …
Former members at the General National Congress (GNC) representing southern Libya formed a political bloc and named it Southern Political Bloc.
I am the N.O.C.’s chairman, and these allegations are false. But they shine a bright light on Libya’s current tragedy. Since the revolution of 2011, the country’s oil and gas resources have been held hostage to both its fractious politics and power struggles in the Middle East.
The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) denounced on Tuesday the use of the terms terrorism and extremism in order to settle down some political agendas.
A UN report has concluded that ‘‘a variety of sources of funding are available to (Libyan) armed groups’’, assessing that there are ‘‘four important sources of funding: fuel smuggling, trafficking in persons, interference with institutions and the local arms trade. Previous findings on income from other criminal activities and State …
National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Mustafa Sanalla has told the Thinni government in Beida it should share the Libyan National Army’s (LNA) “wise view ” that oil export terminals should not be blockaded.
Dignity Operation has asked the Chief of Sabratha Military Council, Colonel Tahir Al-Gharabli, to join their forces to topple the UN-installed Presidency Council, it was disclosed.
The High Council of State (HCS), an advisory body formed under the terms of the Libyan Political Agreement, urged Monday the UN-installed Presidency Council to take the necessary measures to stop the intervention of the United Arab Emirates and Egypt in the internal affairs of Libya.
The Defence and National Security Committee of House of Representatives has issued a “terrorism” list that included 75 lawmakers, politicians, military officers, clerics, activists and journalists; all are foes of Dignity Operation.
Libya’s National Defense and Security Committee suggested an additional blacklist to be included in a terrorism blacklist issued by Arab states earlier this week.