Tag Archives | Beida

Eastern-based Central Bank to Resolve Cash Shortage

The Beida-based Central Bank of Libya (CBL) has met with Benghazi Chamber of Commerce on Sunday to discuss the problem of the lack of cash at banks in the eastern region, which are now only allowing withdrawals of LD 250-500 per person per month. According to a report by Libya Herald, it was agreed that local […]

Beida Council 'Expels' Thinni Govt

By John Lee. The Beida municipal council has reportedly given the government of Abdullah Thinni (pictured) 24 hours to leave town. According to Libya Herald, the move follows widespread anger in the town over the lack of electricity. There are unconfirmed reports that angry crowds searched hotels looking for Thinni’s second deputy premier, Abdulsalam Al-Badri, who […]

Foreign Nationals Cannot Enter via Labraq Airport

Libya Herald reports that foreign nationals will no longer be able to enter Libya via Beida’s Labraq Airport (pictured) due to concerns about security. The airport is currently being used by airlines affected by the closure of Benghazi’s Benina Airport, including Libyan Airlines, Afriqiyah Airlines, Tunisair and Buraq Air. The Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) […]