Weekly News Round Up – Sunday 17th to Saturday 30th July

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MAURITANIAN DIPLOMAT TO CHAIR AFRICAN FOLLOW-UP COMMITTEE FOR LIBYAN RECONCILIATION

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/mauritanian-diplomat-chair-african-follow-committee-libyan-reconciliation

CHANGING THE NOC BOARD WAS NOT A POLITICAL DEAL WITH EXTERNAL STATES BUT AN INTERNAL AGREEMENT: ALDABAIBA

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/07/changing-the-noc-board-was-not-a-political-deal-with-external-states-but-an-internal-agreement-aldabaiba/

MENFI TAKES PART IN AU 4TH MID-YEAR COORDINATION MEETING

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/menfi-takes-part-au-4th-mid-year-coordination-meeting

LIBYA LOSES €100 MILLION LEGAL DISPUTE WITH AUSTRIAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

https://libyareview.com/25429/libya-loses-e100-million-legal-dispute-with-austrian-construction-company/

NADORI IN TRIPOLI TO COMPLETE CONSULTATIONS ON MILITARY INSTITUTION UNIFICATION

https://libyaupdate.com/nadori-in-tripoli-to-complete-consultations-on-military-institution-unification/

LIBYA INTERIM PM, FIGHTING OUSTER, PROMISES POPULIST SPENDING PLAN

https://www.arabnews.com/node/2028081/middle-east

GECOL PLEDGES TO IMPROVE LIBYA’S ELECTRICITY CRISIS IN JULY

https://libyareview.com/25409/gecol-pledges-to-improve-libyas-electricity-crisis-in-july/

FIRST TANKER LOAD OIL SHIPMENT AFTER LIFTING FORCE MAJEURE ON LIBYAN FIELDS AND TERMINALS – NOC

https://libyaupdate.com/first-tanker-load-oil-shipment-after-lifting-force-majeure-on-libyan-fields-and-terminals-noc/

GECOL HEAD: PER-PERSON ENERGY CONSUMPTION IN LIBYA IS FOUR TIMES HIGHER THAN IN TUNISIA

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/gecol-head-person-energy-consumption-libya-four-times-higher-tunisia

BUSINESS RESILIENCE IN LIBYA IN THE POST-COVID AGE

https://spark.ngo/business-resilience-in-libya-in-the-post-covid-age/

LIBYA TAKES OVER PRESIDENCY OF OPEC FUND FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

https://www.libyaninvestment.com/libya-takes-over-presidency-of-opec-fund-for-international-development/

LIBYAN-FRENCH BUSINESS FORUM KICKS OFF IN PARIS

https://www.libyaninvestment.com/libyan-french-business-forum-kicks-off-in-paris/

NOC COULD RAISE INVESTMENT FUNDS EXTERNALLY THROUGH BONDS, LOANS OR WITH EXISTING PARTNERS: BENGDARA

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/07/noc-could-raise-investment-funds-externally-through-bonds-loans-or-with-existing-partners-bengdara/

THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF NATIONAL UNITY PARTICIPATES WITH THE TURKISH EMBASSY IN COMMEMORATION OF DEMOCRACY AND NATIONAL UNITY.

https://lana.gov.ly/post.php?id=248824&lang=en

CHIEF OF GENERAL STAFF LIEUTENANT-GENERAL MUHAMMAD AL-HADDAD RECEIVES LIEUTENANT-GENERAL ABDUL RAZIQ AL-NADORI AND MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY COMMITTEE (5+5) AT MAITIGA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

https://lana.gov.ly/post.php?id=248822&lang=en

LIBYA’S ELITES MAY UNITE, BUT ELECTIONS STILL ELUSIVE

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/7/18/libyas-elites-may-unite-but-elections-still-elusive

THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE LIBYAN UNITY GOVERNMENT APPRECIATES THE SUPPORT OF THE GCC AND THE US

https://moosegazette.net/the-prime-minister-of-the-libyan-unity-government-appreciates-the-support-of-the-gcc-and-the-us/

CHINA’S WISDOM PREVAILS IN MIDDLE EAST: FORMER EGYPTIAN DIPLOMAT

https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202207/1270694.shtml

WILL ZINTAN DETERMINE LIBYA’S FUTURE?

https://foreignpolicy.com/2022/07/16/zintan-libya-militias-tripoli-dbeibah-bashagha-haftar/

LIBYA’S AGRI-FOOD TYCOONS POSITION THEMSELVES TO TACKLE CRISIS

https://www.africaintelligence.com/north-africa/2022/07/18/libya-s-agri-food-tycoons-position-themselves-to-tackle-crisis,109799847-ge0

BENGDARA: NOC WILL NOT BE BIASED TO ANY PARTY TO POLITICAL CONFLICT IN LIBYA

https://libyaupdate.com/bengdara-noc-will-not-be-biased-to-any-party-to-political-conflict-in-libya/

INTERNATIONALLY-SPONSORED DEAL UNITING DBAIBA, HAFTARS HAS LIBYAN OIL EXPORTS FLOWING AGAIN BUT RAISES CONTROVERSY

https://www.madamasr.com/en/2022/07/18/news/u/internationally-sponsored-deal-uniting-dbaiba-haftars-has-libyan-oil-exports-flowing-again-but-raises-controversy/

LIBYA’S NOC SAYS FIVE TANKERS TO EXPORT CRUDE AFTER LIFTING FORCE MAJEURE

https://www.spglobal.com/commodityinsights/en/market-insights/latest-news/oil/071922-libyas-noc-says-five-tankers-to-export-crude-after-lifting-force-majeure

HOR TO HOLD A SESSION ON SOVEREIGN POSITIONS IN THE COMING DAYS

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/hor-hold-session-sovereign-positions-coming-days

MALTA RESUMES GRANTING VISAS TO LIBYANS IN BENGHAZI

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/malta-resumes-granting-visas-libyans-benghazi

LIBYAN-GERMAN OFFICIALS DISCUSS SETTLEMENT IN LIBYA

https://libyareview.com/25458/libyan-german-officials-discuss-settlement-in-libya/

AT THEIR UNPRECEDENTED TRIPOLI MEETING, THE 5+5 JMC AGREE TO KEEP MOVING FORWARD

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/07/at-their-unprecedented-tripoli-meeting-the-55-jmc-agree-to-keep-moving-forward/

LIBYA TO STRENGTHEN COOPERATION WITH TURKEY IN HEALTH FIELD

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/libya-strengthen-cooperation-turkey-health-field

DBEIBAH SAYS READY TO HOLD ELECTIONS AWAY FROM POWER-SHARING DEALS

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/news/dbeibah-says-ready-hold-elections-away-power-sharing-deals

FOR AFRICA, ECONOMIC GROWTH AND SUSTAINABILITY INTERSECT

https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/energysource/for-africa-economic-growth-and-sustainability-intersect/

GECOL IN “PRELIMINARY NEGOTIATIONS” ON ALGERIAN POWER IMPORTS

https://www.libyamonitor.com/news/power-water/gecol-“preliminary-negotiations”-algerian-power-imports

LIBYAN PM MAKES ALLIANCE WITH EX-ENEMY TO CEMENT CEASEFIRE

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jul/18/libyan-pm-dbeibeh-alliance-haftar-ceasefire

SIGNS OF A LIBYAN CONSENSUS APPEAR ON THE HORIZON

https://www.dubaiweek.ae/signs-of-a-libyan-consensus-appear-on-the-horizon/

ARAB CITIZENS KNOW DEMOCRACY’S NOT PERFECT. THEY WANT IT ANYWAY

https://en.minbarlibya.org/2022/07/22/arab-citizens-know-democracys-not-perfect-they-want-it-anyway/

OUSTING OF LIBYA’S OIL CHIEF OPENS FRESH FRACTURES AND PROMPTS US INTERVENTION

https://en.minbarlibya.org/2022/07/22/ousting-of-libyas-oil-chief-opens-fresh-fractures-and-prompts-us-intervention/

CZECH REPUBLIC READY TO HELP LIBYA IN MEDICAL TRAINING AND TREATMENT SERVICES

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/07/czech-republic-ready-to-help-libya-in-medical-training-and-treatment-services/

GUNPOINT EXIT FOR LIBYA’S SANALLA

https://pemedianetwork.com/petroleum-economist/articles/geopolitics/2022/gunpoint-exit-for-libya-s-sanalla/

GECOL SAYS ALL EASTERN POWER STATIONS READY TO OPERATE

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/07/gecol-says-all-eastern-power-stations-ready-to-operate/

LIBYA’S PARLIAMENT SPEAKER AFFIRMS RAPPROCHEMENT WITH TÜRKIYE

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/africa/libyas-parliament-speaker-affirms-rapprochement-with-turkiye/2642393

SAIF GADDAFI: LONDON LIFE OF FORMER PLAYBOY WHO COULD LEAD LIBYA REVEALED

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jul/20/saif-gaddafi-the-london-life-of-the-former-playboy-who-could-lead-libya

DBEIBAH ANNOUNCES BONUSES AND SALARY INCREASES ACROSS PUBLIC SECTOR IN LIBYA

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/economy/dbeibah-announces-bonuses-and-salary-increases-across-public-sector-libya

LIBYA TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS EXPO KICKS OFF IN TRIPOLI

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/libya-transport-and-logistics-expo-kicks-tripoli

RO-RO SHIP WITH MILITARY VEHICLES INTERCEPTED IN MED OFF LIBYA CORRECTION

https://www.fleetmon.com/maritime-news/2022/38913/ro-ro-ship-military-vehicles-intercepted-med-libya/

LIBYA TAKES PART IN ARAB CONFERENCE OF TOURIST SECURITY

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/libya-takes-part-arab-conference-tourist-security

TRIPOLI CHAMBER DELEGATION VISITS INDONESIA TO ENHANCE FISHERIES COOPERATION

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/07/tripoli-chamber-delegation-visits-indonesia-to-enhance-fisheries-cooperation/

DBEIBAH CONFIRMS GNU COMMITMENT TO SYSTEMS OF TRANSPARENCY AND DISCLOSURE OF OIL REVENUES

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/dbeibah-confirms-gnu-commitment-systems-transparency-and-disclosure-oil-revenues

THE MILITARY LEADERS OF WESTERN AND EASTERN LIBYA ARE LOOKING TO UNIFY THE MILITARY

https://www.dubaiweek.ae/the-military-leaders-of-western-and-eastern-libya-are-looking-to-unify-the-military/

DBEIBEH ADMITS HE MADE DEAL TO REFORM NOC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

https://libyaupdate.com/dbeibeh-admits-he-made-deal-to-reform-noc-board-of-directors/

TURKISH TRADE BODY PROPOSES BARTERING TO SETTLE UNPAID $4B FOR PROJECTS COMPLETED IN LIBYA

http://www.usmuslims.com/turkish-trade-body-proposes-bartering-to-settle-unpaid-4b-for-projects-completed-in–179234h.htm

ECONOMY MINISTER URGES CZECH COMPANIES TO RETURN TO LIBYA

https://libyareview.com/25512/economy-minister-urges-czech-companies-to-return-to-libya/

UK – LIBYA TRADE ANF INVESTMENT FACTSHEET

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1091585/libya-trade-and-investment-factsheet-2022-07-20.pdf

LIBYA: MULTIPLE DEAD AS FIGHTING BREAKS OUT IN TRIPOLI

https://worldview.stratfor.com/situation-report/libya-multiple-dead-fighting-breaks-out-tripoli

LIBYAN OIL MINISTER EXPECTS CRUDE OUTPUT TO DOUBLE TO 1.2 MIL B/D IN 10 DAYS

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/libyan-oil-minister-expects-crude-output-to-double-to-1-2-mil-b-d-in-10-days/

PARLIAMENT TO TAKE UNILATERAL ACTION ON SOVEREIGN POSITIONS

https://libyaupdate.com/parliament-to-take-unilateral-action-on-sovereign-positions/

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION PARTNER FOR LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT

https://www2.fundsforngos.org/education/call-for-applications-diversity-equity-and-inclusion-partner-for-learning-development/

LIBYAN INTERIOR MINISTER DISMISSED AFTER DEADLY CLASHES IN TRIPOLI

https://libyareview.com/25545/libyan-interior-minister-dismissed-after-deadly-clashes-in-tripoli/

NORLAND: MISRATA CLASHES STRESS NEED FOR ELECTIONS AND LEGITIMATE UNIFIED GOVERNMENT

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/news/norland-misrata-clashes-stress-need-elections-and-legitimate-unified-government

CLASHES IN MISRATA BETWEEN FORCES WITH AND AGAINST BASHAGHA’S GOVERNMENT

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/news/clashes-misrata-between-forces-and-against-bashaghas-government

AU COMMISSION CHAIRPERSON CALLS LIBYAN WARRING PARTIES TO SILENCE THEIR GUNS FOR THE SAKE OF PEACE

https://au.int/en/pressreleases/20220723/chairperson-auc-calls-libyan-warring-parties-silence-their-guns

QADDAFI’S WIDOW APPEALS AGAINST MALTA’S DECISION TO RETURN €95M TO LIBYA

https://www.thenationalnews.com/world/uk-news/2022/07/23/qaddafis-widow-appeals-against-maltas-decision-to-return-95m-to-libya/

OIL PRICES FALL AS LIBYA RESUMES OUTPUT, GLOBAL DEMAND OUTLOOK DARKENS

https://www.business-standard.com/article/international/oil-prices-fall-as-libya-resumes-output-global-demand-outlook-darkens-122072200735_1.html

LIBYA: JUSTICE IN LIBYA – A ROAD TO HOPE OR A ROAD TO NOWHERE?

https://allafrica.com/stories/202207220447.html

JAPANESE EMBASSY TO RESUME WORK FROM TRIPOLI SOON

https://libyaupdate.com/japanese-embassy-to-resume-work-from-tripoli-soon/

LIBYA TO INCREASE OIL PRODUCTION TO 1.2 MILLION BPD IN TWO WEEKS – NOC

https://financialpost.com/pmn/business-pmn/libya-to-increase-oil-production-to-1-2-million-bpd-in-two-weeks-noc

LIBYA MUST SETTLE ITS US$ 4 BN DEBTS WITH TURKISH COMPANIES ON BARTER BASIS: DEIK HEAD KARANFIL

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/07/libya-must-settle-its-us-4-bn-debts-with-turkish-companies-on-barter-basis-deik-head-karanfil/

REMARKS AT A UN SECURITY COUNCIL BRIEFING ON LIBYA

https://usun.usmission.gov/remarks-at-a-un-security-council-briefing-on-libya-9/

LIBYA: HAFTAR LAWYER ASKS TO FREEZE TRIAL SO HE CAN RUN FOR PRESIDENT

https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20220726-libya-haftar-lawyer-asks-to-freeze-trial-so-he-can-run-for-president/

NEW GECOL BOARD AND CHAIRMAN RESUME DUTIES

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/07/new-gecol-board-and-chairman-resume-duties/

ARAB LEAGUE URGES LIBYA POLITICIANS TO PRESERVE STATE INSTITUTIONS

https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20220725-arab-league-urges-libya-politicians-to-preserve-state-institutions/

RABTA STEEL FACTORY TO RESTART WITH CHINESE HELP

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/07/rabta-steel-factory-to-restart-with-chinese-help/

LIBYAN OIL HITS MILESTONE WITH OUTPUT AT 1 MILLION BARRELS A DAY

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-07-25/milestone-for-libyan-oil-as-output-hits-1-million-barrels-a-day

LIBYA, JAPAN STRESS KEENNESS TO ENHANCE STRATEGIC COOPERATION

https://www.libyanexpress.com/libya-japan-stress-keenness-to-enhance-strategic-cooperation/

LAVROV CONFIRMS SUPPORT TO UN EFFORTS IN LIBYA

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/lavrov-confirms-support-un-efforts-libya

LIBYA’S ALFARAGH RE-ENTERS SERVICE

https://www.naturalgasworld.com/libyas-alfaragh-enters-service-99854

THE 200-UNIT TRIPOLI MEDICINES AND SUPPLIES COMPLEX UNITES MAIN SUPPLIERS IN ONE LOCATION

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/07/the-200-unit-tripoli-medicines-and-supplies-complex-unites-main-suppliers-in-one-location/

TRIPOLI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SIGNS MOU WITH ITS INDONESIAN COUNTERPART

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/tripoli-chamber-commerce-signs-mou-its-indonesian-counterpart

IT’S TIME EUROPE PAYS ATTENTION TO LIBYA

https://www.politico.eu/article/time-europe-pay-attention-libya/

BRITISH DELEGATION DISCUSS COOPERATION WITH LIBYA IN TRIPOLI

https://libyaupdate.com/british-delegation-discuss-cooperation-with-libya-in-tripoli/

CHINA WELCOMES LIBYAN PARTIES’ EFFORTS TO ENSURE NORMAL OIL PRODUCTION

https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/272632196/china-welcomes-libyan-parties-efforts-to-ensure-normal-oil-production

THE CHAIRMAN AND DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF THE PRESIDENTIAL COUNCIL WELCOME THE BRITISH AMBASSADOR TO LIBYA

https://www.pakistanchristian.tv/the-chairman-and-deputy-chairman-of-the-presidential-council-welcome-the-british-ambassador-to-libya/

TRIPOLI CHAMBER TO LEAD A BUSINESS DELEGATION TO BARCELONA IN SEPTEMBER

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/07/tripoli-chamber-to-lead-a-business-delegation-to-barcelona-in-september/

LIBYAN AMERICAN ALLIANCE SAYS NEXT US HAFTAR HEARING WILL BE ON FRIDAY

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/libyan-american-alliance-says-next-us-haftar-hearing-will-be-friday

AL-ZUWEIK TO JUWEILI: WE’RE READY TO ENGAGE IN ANY MILITARY CONFRONTATION

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/news/al-zuweik-juweili-were-ready-engage-any-military-confrontation

LIBYA MILITIAS AGREE TO END FIGHTING IN TRIPOLI

https://english.aawsat.com/home/article/3784191/libya-militias-agree-end-fighting-tripoli

THREE MONTH MANDATE RENEWAL FOR THE UN SUPPORT MISSION IN LIBYA

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/three-month-mandate-renewal-for-the-un-support-mission-in-libya

NEW NOC BOSS BENGDARA COURTS RUSSIA’S ZARUBEZHNEFT VIA AGOCO

https://www.africaintelligence.com/north-africa/2022/07/29/new-noc-boss-bengdara-courts-russia-s-zarubezhneft-via-agoco,109803022-art

TRIPOLI TENSIONS EASED AFTER MILITIA COMMANDERS AGREE FORCES TO RETURN TO THEIR BASES

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/07/tripoli-tensions-eased-after-militia-commanders-agree-forces-to-return-to-their-bases/

LIBYA’S ALFARAGH RE-ENTERS SERVICE

https://www.naturalgasworld.com/libyas-alfaragh-enters-service-99854

ALGERIA’S SONATRACH ANNOUNCES GAS DISCOVERIES NEAR LIBYAN BORDER

HTTP://EN.ALWASAT.LY/NEWS/ECONOMY/366569

LIBYA’S OIL CHIEF REJECTS SACKING, SAYS GOVT MANDATE EXPIRED

https://www.carandbike.com/news/libya-s-oil-chief-rejects-sacking-says-govt-mandate-expired-3200845

TRIPOLI CHAMBER TO LEAD BUSINESS DELEGATION TO LONDON

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/07/tripoli-chamber-to-lead-business-delegation-to-london/

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION REVIEWS PLAN TO ESTABLISH 500 NEW SCHOOLS

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/education/ministry-education-reviews-plan-establish-500-new-schools

GERMANY’S NEW GOVERNMENT COALITION CONTINUES COOPERATION WITH LIBYA

http://www.infomigrants.net/en/post/42228/germanys-new-government-coalition-continues-cooperation-with-libya

WHO WILL BE FRANCE’S NEXT AMBASSADOR TO LIBYA?

https://www.africaintelligence.com/north-africa/2022/07/26/who-will-be-france-s-next-ambassador-to-libya,109802130-bre

LITTLE HEART FOUNDATION

https://lbbc.org.uk/little-heart-foundation/

UN EXTENDS LIBYA MISSION FOR 3 MONTHS AT RUSSIA’S INSISTENCE

https://www.manisteenews.com/news/article/UN-extends-Libya-mission-for-3-months-at-Russia-s-17337168.php

REOPENING SOON OF ONE OF DEB DEB BORDER POSTS BETWEEN ALGERIA AND LIBYA

https://medafricatimes.com/27592-reopening-soon-of-one-of-deb-deb-border-posts-between-algeria-and-libya.html

LIBYA, CHINA REVIEW WAYS OF BOOSTING RELATIONS

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/news/libya-china-review-ways-boosting-relations

MEETING IN MILAN IN PREPARATION FOR THE LIBYAN-ITALIAN ECONOMIC FORUM IN SEPTEMBER

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/07/meeting-in-milan-in-preparation-for-the-libyan-italian-economic-forum-in-september/

ARMS TRAFFICKING FROM LIBYA TO NIGER IS BACK; NIGERIA, OTHERS SHOULD BE CONCERNED

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/545433-arms-trafficking-from-libya-to-niger-is-back-nigeria-others-should-be-concerned.html

OIL MINISTRY: HALLIBURTON ACTIVITIES IN LIBYA ARE ONGOING

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/economy/oil-ministry-halliburton-activities-libya-are-ongoing

ITALIAN SENATE APPROVES DECREE TO REFINANCE LIBYAN COAST GUARD

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/news/italian-senate-approves-decree-refinance-libyan-coast-guard

BREAKING NEWS: THE UNITED NATIONS ANNOUNCES THE DEPARTURE OF STEPHANIE WILLIAMS FROM HER POSITION AS THE UN ADVISOR TO LIBYA AT THE END OF THIS MONTH, AND ANNOUNCES THAT HER ASSISTANT RIZDON ZNINGA WILL TAKE OVER THE RESPONSIBILITY UNTIL ANOTHER PERS

https://lana.gov.ly/post.php?id=250062&lang=en

SIGNING OF AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE EMBASSY OF JAPAN IN LIBYA AND THE WORLD FOOD PROGRAM TO SUPPORT SCHOOL FEEDING IN LIBYA.

https://lana.gov.ly/post.php?id=250060&lang=en

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