Latest Libya News

August 24, 2012

BP PLC (BP.LN) expects to start next year deep-sea drilling work off the coast of Libya, as the U.K. oil giant resumes it $2 billion exploration program halted by the... (Read more)

August 23, 2012

French supermajor Total announced plans to drill two exploration wells in the al-Jurf field in Libya as early as next year. Libyan oil production was shuttered by last... (Read more)

August 19, 2012

For the first time, the Libyan government has indicated that it would issue local private sector companies with full internet service provider (ISP) licences to offer... (Read more)

August 14, 2012

"We are seeing the birth of a new Libya that is as beautiful as the waves of the sea", Libya's outgoing Prime Minister Abdurrahim el-Keeb told Time Magazine, as power... (Read more)

August 13, 2012

Dubai's flagship airline Emirates, the largest carrier based in the Middle East, will resume flights to Libya in October after suspending them for almost 18 months... (Read more)

August 8, 2012

The handover comes as Libya faces daunting challenges. The transitional government failed to unite powerful militias under a national army. Instead, the militias and... (Read more)

August 8, 2012

It's been a busy week for the food industry in Libya, firstly by Ireland's decision to resume shipments of live cattle to Libya after a 16 year hiatus, Libya beginning... (Read more)

August 5, 2012

There are extensive business opportunities in Libya for foreign companies even though the country still faces many challenges including endemic corruption and smuggling... (Read more)

August 2, 2012

The U.S-Libya Business Association (USLBA) has welcomed the ‘Cairo Declaration’ by Libya, Tunisia and Egypt to seek closer economic cooperation, including the abolition... (Read more)

August 2, 2012

Libya’s Ministry of Housing plans to build 50,000 houses over the next six to 18 months, the government said today.

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