Libya will resume oil production across the country with immediate effect, after factions appear to have united around a new chairman for the National Oil Corporation.
Armed groups warns Fathi Bashagha not to Cross ‘Red Line’
Leaders of security and military factions in the western region have reiterated that Tripoli is “a red line,” vowing to confront any attempts to generate chaos within the area or seek to sow discord among security components in the capital, Tripoli .
Ousting of Libya’s oil chief opens fresh fractures and prompts US intervention
A crisis is brewing at Libya’s state oil company after the organisation’s current head refused to give up his post following the appointment of his successor by the country’s Tripoli-based government.
Libyans are protesting. What can they learn from the events rocking Tunisia?
Tunisia is experiencing one of its most difficult moments since its independence from France in 1956. On July 25, Tunisians will be called to express—through a referendum—their acceptance or rejection of a new constitution proposed by President Kais Saied to seemingly transform the country from a parliamentary system to a …
Eni monitors gas flow from Libya after Tripoli government proposes 25% cut
Italian company Eni has taken note of the Libyan government’s proposal to reduce gas exports to the company by 25 percent, according to Italian news agency Nova.
Menfi’s brother calls allegations against him in HoR attack ‘politically motivated’
The brother of the Presidential Council’s (PC) Head Mohamed Menfi has denied the accusations brought against him by Parliament Speaker Aqilah Saleh concerning his role in the attack on the House of Representatives (HoR) HQ in Tobruk.
More than 30 political parties urge PC to fulfill its pledges for the pre-electoral phase
Representatives of 31 political parties have urged the Presidential Council (PC) to fulfill its pledges concerning paving the way for presidential and parliamentary elections in response to the people’s call.
Dbeibah stresses that the slogan ‘No Extension’ is applicable to all parties
Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah expressed his rejection of any maneuver aimed at dividing or monopolizing power in the country.
FES Report on Libyan petroleum industry profits and fragility
In June, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung published a report entitled ‘Blessing and Curse: Petroleum Profits, Control and Fragility in Libya’, written by Matt Herbert and Emadeddin Badi. The report assessed that Libya’s petroleum wealth fuels both stability and instability – socio-politico fragility, which the report says stems from disputes over political …
What is behind the protests rocking Libya?
Protests have broken out across Libya in recent days; the House of Representatives in the eastern city of Tobruk was set on fire and hundreds of protesters in the capital, Tripoli, have been descending on the city centre to denounce armed militias and increasing prices of basic goods.