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Joint Communique from Ministerial Meeting in Rome

We affirm our full support for the Libyan people in maintaining the unity of Libya and its institutions that function for the benefit of the whole Country. A Government of National Accord based in the capital Tripoli is urgently needed to provide Libya the means to maintain governance, promote stability and economic development. We stand […]

Joint Communique on Libya

The following is the Joint Communique on Libya by the governments of Algeria, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union and United Nations. Begin Text: The governments of Algeria, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Tunisia, […]

Libya Threatens to cut ties with Qatar

Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni [Al-Thani, al-Thanay] (pictured) has warned that he will sever relations with Qatar if it continues interfering into Libya’s internal affairs. According to a report from Al Bawaba, the Libyan premier said on Sunday that Qatar has sent three military planes loaded with weapons and ammunition to Matiga airport in Tripoli. Qatar's Assistant Foreign […]

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Libya's First Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), an international project designed to introduce young people to ideas about entrepreneurship, will be held in Libya for the first time in November. Through activities such as competitions and networking events with potential mentors, collaborators and investors, GEW is a global scheme designed to inspire and encourage people to explore their […]

Talks to Resume Qatar Airways Flights

Libya's Minister of Transport, Abdel-Qader Mohamed Ahmed, has had talks with acting Qatari charge d’affaires Nayef Abdullah Al Emadi about the possibility of Qatar Airways resuming flights to Libya, according to a report from Libya Herald. The talks reportedly focused on the issue of assuring security at Tripoli International Airport, and also touched on possible […]

Qatar Airways Upgrades Tripoli Route

Qatar Airways is to increase capacity on its route to Tripoli from this weekend. From Saturday 1st June, scheduled services to Tripoli will be de-linked from the Egyptian city of Alexandria, offering additional seats to both cities. Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways, said: “We are delighted to resume non-stop flights from June 1 […]

Progress on Libya-Tunisia Oil Deal

Libyan Minister of Oil and Gas, Dr. Abdulbari Alarusi [Al Arusi] (pictured), and Tunisian Minister of Industry, Mehdi Juma, have approved plans to supply Tunisia with Libyan crude oil and oil products, reports Libya Herald. A deal to supply Tunisia with cheap Libyan oil was agreed last May. They also agreed to set up a […]

Ex-LIA Head Moves to Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank said on Wednesday it had appointed the former interim CEO of the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA), Rafik Nayed (pictured), as vice chairman for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Reuters reports that Nayed will report to Ashok Aram, Deutsche Bank's chief executive for the region, who commented: “We are extremely pleased that […]