In March, European Naval Operation IRINI monitored 15 suspicious flights out of 1,000, 146 flights to Libya, and 25 airports and runways, and 16 ports and oil terminals.
On 26 April, the International Crisis Group (ICG) published a report titled ‘Rethinking gas diplomacy in the eastern Mediterranean’, in which it sheds light on the region’s major gas discoveries over the past decade and how they raised hopes that ‘gas diplomacy’ could dramatically reshape relations among countries in the …
The head of the Department for Combating Illegal Migration (DCIM) in Cyrenaica, Colonel Mohammed Al-Khawaja, has announced intensifying of security patrols on the borders with Sudan and the reinforcement of security presence at the Al-Awainat border crossing in southeastern Libya.
A Libyan official has dismissed comments made by Tunisian President Kais Saied about sharing the rights to the Bouri oilfield. In a statement issued yesterday, Oil and Gas Minister Mohammed Oun said that the status of the oilfield was decided in favour of Libya by the International Court of Justice …
The case of Kufra raises difficult questions for policymakers over what interventions to support in places that have come to thrive on illicit cross-border trade.
The European Union’s (EU) naval operation “Irini” published the results of its activities since its launch on March 31, 2020, to implement the arms embargo imposed on Libya based on UN Security Council resolutions.
The Greek newspaper “Kathimerini” said that the areas where exploration and drilling operations are taking place between Greek and US companies, especially the southwestern part of Crete island, are inconsistent with Libyan claims to maritime sovereignty supported by the memorandum of understanding signed in 2019 between Ankara and the Libyan …
The Minister of Oil and Gas in the Government of National Unity (GNU) Mohammed Oun said in an interview with Al Jazeera Mubashar TV that there are real possibilities to find friendly solutions with countries, such as Greece, Egypt and Cyprus, regarding the demarcation of maritime borders.
The member of the Presidential Council, Abdullah Al-Lafi, has confirmed that border demarcation between countries is not a matter of unilateral action, but rather is regulated by stable rules in international law, and is governed by recognized mechanisms that preserve the rights of all countries.
Greece plans to extend its territorial waters to 12 nautical miles to the south and west of the island of Crete in March, local media reported on Sunday.