Tag Archives | Interpol

EU helps Libya combat Organised Crime

After several months of intensive work with the Libyan law enforcement authorities represented in the Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID), the General Administration for Anti-Narcotic (ANGA), the Libyan Interpol office, General Administration for Border Security (GABS), the approval was given to EUBAM Libya to set up a Crime Information Unit (CIU) in Libya. The first step […]

Interior Minister discusses Security with Interpol Chief

Security tops agenda in Libyan Interior Minister and INTERPOL Chief meeting Libya’s Interior Minister, Fathi Bashagha has met with INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock in Lyon, France, to discuss a range of crime and security issues. The Minister also held discussions with other senior INTERPOL officials, particularly in relation to people smuggling, human trafficking and […]

Oil Smuggling costs Libya $750m/yr

Mustafa Sanalla (pictured), Chairman of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC), used a keynote speech to the global oil industry to demand a series of measures be taken to save the industry and his country from the significant economic and societal damage wreaked by endemic fuel smuggling. To an audience of industry experts at the inaugural […]

Interpol issues "Red Notice" for LNA Major

By John Lee. Interpol has issued a "Red Notice" for Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf Al-Werfalli (pictured), who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on seven counts of "murder as a war crime". According to Libya Herald, the Major in the Libyan National Army (LNA) is accused of summary executions of suspected terrorists. Meanwhile, the Libyan […]

Oil Rebel's Brother Arrested in Dubai

The brother of Ibrahim al-Jathran, whose blockade of Libya's oil ports has cost the state billions of dollars, has been arrested in Dubai after Tripoli issued an Interpol notice for his arrest on charges of trying to smuggle oil, APA reports quoting Reuters. Members of the protest movement and Jathran's relatives confirmed the arrest of […]

Video: Libya Requests Interpol Aid after Mass Jailbreak

From Jewish News One. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zidan [Zeidan] has requested the aid of Interpol in its investigation into how more than 1,000 prisoners escaped from a Benghazi prison over the weekend.

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Workshop on the Trafficking of Antiquities

UNESCO and the Department of Antiquities of Libya co-organized a 3-day introductory workshop on ways to prevent and fight the illicit trade in cultural property. Taking place in Tripoli, 27 – 29 April, the workshop is aimed at the staff of various public institutions such as customs and police departments, as well as tourist associations. […]

Interpol, Libya Work to Recover Stolen Assets

Identifying how INTERPOL can provide additional assistance in the recovery of assets stolen during the Gaddafi regime and help enhance national and regional security were key issues during a meeting between INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble and Prime Minister Ali Zeidan. With Secretary General Noble also meeting Interior Minister Ashour Shuwail and Foreign Minister […]