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US FEDERAL COURT IN VIRGINIA RESUMES TRIAL SESSIONS OF KHALIFA HAFTAR

https://en.218tv.net/2022/03/12/us-federal-court-in-virginia-resumes-trial-sessions-of-khalifa-haftar/

 

NORLAND: DBEIBAH, BASHAGHA AGREE TO UN-FACILITATED TALKS

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/news/norland-dbeibah-bashagha-agree-un-facilitated-talks

 

ELDERS OF THE WESTERN REGION: NO TO UNELECTED GOVERNMENT, YES TO POLLS

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/news/elders-western-region-no-unelected-government-yes-polls

 

AL-MANQOUSH DISCUSSES WITH TURKISH BUSINESSMEN’S COUNCIL TRADE COOPERATION

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/al-manqoush-discusses-turkish-businessmens-council-trade-cooperation

 

MMRA: WATER SUPPLY STOPPED DUE TO POWER OUTAGES IN ALL WATER WELLS

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/mmra-water-supply-stopped-due-power-outages-all-water-wells

 

NEGOTIATING RENEWABLES DEAL WITH ALGERIA, LIBYA – DI MAIO

https://www.ansa.it/english/news/2022/03/14/negotiating-renewables-deal-with-algeria-libya-di-maio_3b0635ac-9312-4910-b769-98e90e0467be.html

 

THREE CHALLENGING SCENARIOS FOR TURKEY IN LIBYA

https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/2022/03/three-challenging-scenarios-turkey-libya

 

DBEIBEH-BASHAGHA MEETING IN TURKEY CANCELLED, ITALIAN PRESS REPORTS

https://libyaupdate.com/dbeibeh-bashagha-meeting-in-turkey-cancelled-italian-press-reports/

 

LIBYA’S CENTRAL BANK, IMF DISCUSS MONETARY POLICIES

https://libyaupdate.com/libyas-central-bank-imf-discuss-monetary-policies/

 

CBL HEAD REVIEWS OBSTACLES FACING RETURN OF US COMPANIES TO LIBYA

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/cbl-head-reviews-obstacles-facing-return-us-companies-libya

 

LIBYA WANTS TO SHARPLY INCREASE ITS PRODUCTION OF BARRELS OF OIL THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS WITH MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES SUCH AS HALLIBURTON

https://www.ecomnewsmed.com/en/2022/03/13/libya-wants-to-sharply-increase-its-production-of-barrels-of-oil-through-partnerships-with-multinational-companies-such-as-halliburton/

 

LIBYA’S OIL PRODUCTION RISES TO 1.233 MILLION BPD, SAYS MINISTER

https://libyaupdate.com/libyas-oil-production-rises-to-1-233-million-bpd-says-minister/

 

NOC CHAIRMAN: LIBYA TO INCREASE GAS PRODUCTION TO MEET EUROPEAN MARKET’S NEEDS

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/noc-chairman-libya-increase-gas-production-meet-european-market’s-needs

 

US: LIBYA’S BASHAGHA, DABAIBA TO START NEGOTIATIONS SOON

https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/1/113829/US-Libya-s-Bashagha-Dabaiba-to-start-negotiations-soon

 

LIBYAN-TUNISIAN CONSULTATIONS TO RAISE THE LEVEL OF TRADE EXCHANGE BETWEEN TWO COUNTRIES

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/libyan-tunisian-consultations-raise-level-trade-exchange-between-two-countries

 

LARGE MAN-MADE-RIVER THAT MUAMMAR GADDAFI BUILT IN LIBYA AND WHAT HAPPENED TO IT AFTER HIS DEATH

HTTPS://KE.OPERA.NEWS/KE/EN/POLITICS/2AE5333E0F8E14B0F1582E2BDFBECF7A

 

GECOL: 400 MEGAWATTS OF OUTPUT LOST DUE TO LOW GAS PRESSURE

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/gecol-400-megawatts-output-lost-due-low-gas-pressure

 

POST THE CORONA CRISIS, ITALY’S LEATHER SECTOR AIMS TO DRIVE EXPORTS AND THE ECONOMY BACK TO THE GOOD OLD DAYS

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/03/post-the-corona-crisis-italys-leather-sector-aims-to-drive-exports-and-the-economy-back-to-the-good-old-days/

 

INVESTING IN THE REHABILITATION OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND INCREASING THE PRODUCTION RATES OF WAHA OIL COMPANY WAS THE MAIN THEME DISCUSSED AT THE MEETING OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL OIL CORPORATION (NOC) AND THE CEO OF CONOCOPHILLIPS.

https://www.libyaninvestment.com/investing-in-the-rehabilitation-of-infrastructure-and-increasing-the-production-rates-of-waha-oil-company-was-the-main-theme-discussed-at-the-meeting-of-the-chairman-of-the-national-oil-corporation-n/

 

BASHAGHA: DBIEBAH’S REMAINING IN OFFICE WON’T HINDER MY WORK AS PM

https://en.218tv.net/2022/03/14/bashagha-dbiebahs-remaining-in-office-wont-hinder-my-work-as-pm/

 

SEESAWING ENERGY PRICES RENEW DEMAND FOR SOLAR IN NORTH AFRICA

https://www.pv-magazine.com/2022/03/14/seesawing-energy-prices-renew-demand-for-solar-in-north-africa/

 

LIBYA: PM BASHAGHA’S MEDIA OFFICE DENIES US PROPOSED GNU CONTINUATION WITH CABINET RESHUFFLE

https://northafricapost.com/56195-media-office-of-libyas-prime-minister-bashagha-denies-u-s-proposed-gnu-continuation-with-a-cabinet-reshuffle.html

 

GENERAL AUTHORITY FOR INVESTMENT PROMOTION AND PRIVATIZATION AFFAIRS LAUNCHES 18 NEW PROJECTS.

https://lana.gov.ly/post.php?id=236692&lang=en

 

THE STAKES IN LIBYA

https://thearabweekly.com/stakes-libya

 

WILLIAMS INVITES LIBYAN PARTIES FOR A MEETING IN TUNISIA TO GO OVER ELECTION LAWS

https://en.218tv.net/2022/03/15/williams-invites-libyan-parties-for-a-meeting-in-tunisia-to-go-over-election-laws/

 

US AMBASSADOR TO LIBYA: WE’RE NOT WORKING TOWARD EXTENDING DBIEBAH GOVERNMENT’S TERM

https://en.218tv.net/2022/03/15/us-ambassador-to-libya-were-not-working-toward-extending-dbiebah-governments-term/

 

ITALY NEGOTIATE WITH LIBYA AND ALGERIA ON AGREEMENTS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY

https://en.218tv.net/2022/03/15/italy-negotiate-with-libya-and-algeria-on-agreements-for-renewable-energy/

 

LIBYAN AUDIT BUREAU, CBL, FINANCE MINISTRY DISCUSS DISBURSING FAMILY GRANT

https://libyaupdate.com/libyan-audit-bureau-cbl-finance-ministry-discuss-disbursing-family-grant/

 

SEESAWING ENERGY PRICES RENEW DEMAND FOR SOLAR IN NORTH AFRICA

https://www.pv-magazine.com/2022/03/14/seesawing-energy-prices-renew-demand-for-solar-in-north-africa/

 

STATEMENT BY THE CO-CHAIRS OF THE POLITICAL WORKING GROUP ON THE LIBYAN POLITICAL PROCESS

https://african.business/2022/03/apo-newsfeed/statement-by-the-co-chairs-of-the-political-working-group-on-the-libyan-political-process/

 

ALLIANCES, RISK, AND AFRICAN INVESTMENT TRENDS

https://energycapitalpower.com/alliances-risk-and-african-investment-trends/

 

LIBYA: BRIEFING AND CONSULTATIONS

https://www.securitycouncilreport.org/whatsinblue/2022/03/libya-briefing-and-consultations-5.php

 

US JUDGE REINSTATES WAR CRIMES LAWSUIT AGAINST LIBYA’S KHALIFA HAFTAR

https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/libya-khalifa-haftar-us-judge-reinstates-war-crimes-lawsuit

 

TRIPOLI INTERNATIONAL FORUM FOR INVESTMENTS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 27-31 MARCH 2022

https://lbbc.org.uk/7981-2/

 

AL-SAYEH ASSURES U.S. AMBASSADOR OF COMMISSION READINESS TO HOLD ELECTIONS AS SOON AS A POLITICAL AGREEMENT IS REACHED.

https://lana.gov.ly/post.php?id=237075&lang=en

 

LIBYAN PM-DESIGNATE FATHI BASHAGHA IN CAIRO FOR TALKS WITH EGYPTIAN OFFICIALS, US AMBASSADOR NORLAND

https://northafricapost.com/56295-libyan-pm-designate-fathi-bashagha-in-cairo-for-talks-with-egyptian-officials-us-ambassador-norland.html

 

ECONOMIC WORKING GROUP DISCUSSES PROGRESS MADE IN REUNIFYING CBL

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/economic-working-group-discusses-progress-made-reunifying-cbl

 

LIBYAN AIRLINES PAYS FULL DEBT TO MAINTENANCE CENTRES

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/economy/libyan-airlines-pays-full-debt-maintenance-centres

 

LIBYA: TUNISIA/LIBYA – TOWARDS CREATION OF JOINT BUSINESS CENTRE

https://allafrica.com/stories/202203170188.html

 

THE IRON LADY IS NOT GIVING UP ON LIBYA JUST YET

https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20220317-the-iron-lady-is-not-giving-up-on-libya-just-yet/

 

US PROPOSES WAYS FOR LIBYA TO MANAGE FLOW OF OIL REVENUE

https://www.middle-east-online.com/en/us-proposes-ways-libya-manage-flow-oil-revenue

 

2ND LIBYAN INTERNATIONAL FORUM FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (LIT2) WILL TAKE PLACE AT TRIPOLI SPORTS CITY FROM 27 TO 30 MARCH

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/03/2nd-libyan-international-forum-for-information-technology-lit2-will-take-place-at-tripoli-sports-city-from-27-to-30-march/

 

AFTER COMPLETING PAYMENT OF ITS OVERSEAS MAINTENANCE DEBTS, LIBYAN AIRLINES EXPECTED TO RECEIVE ITS THREE AIRCRAFT STRANDED ABROAD

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/03/after-completing-payment-of-its-overseas-maintenance-debts-libyan-airlines-expected-to-receive-its-three-aircraft-stranded-abroad/

 

ALGERIA AND LIBYA ARE UNLIKELY TO PLUG EUROPE’S ENERGY GAP

https://theconversation.com/algeria-and-libya-are-unlikely-to-plug-europes-energy-gap-178791

 

U.N. WARNS OF RISKS FROM LIBYA CRISIS

https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/un-warns-risks-libya-crisis-2022-03-16/

 

MITIGA AIRPORT RECEIVES SMITHS DETECTION PLANESIDE LUGGAGE DETECTION EQUIPMENT

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/03/mitiga-airport-receives-smiths-detection-planeside-luggage-detection-equipment/

 

SISI FOLLOWS-UP ON “EGYPT’S FUTURE” PROJECT

https://see.news/sisi-follows-up-on-egypts-future-project/

 

GECOL LAUNCHES PREPAID ELECTRICITY METRES PILOT PROJECT

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/03/gecol-launches-prepaid-electricity-metres-pilot-project/

 

LEADING BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION EVENT IN NORTH AFRICA, LIBYA BUILD TO BE HELD IN MAY

https://retailbriefafrica.co.za/leading-building-and-construction-event-in-north-africa-libya-build-to-be-held-in-may/

 

U.S. DISCUSS RESUMING ITS EMBASSY’S OPERATIONS IN TRIPOLI

https://libyaupdate.com/u-s-discuss-resuming-its-embassys-operations-in-tripoli/

 

AL-MADAR SIGNS MOU WITH LIBYAN FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/03/al-madar-signs-mou-with-libyan-financial-technology-laboratory/

 

LIBYAN DOMESTIC FLIGHTS TO RESUME AS OF TUESDAY

https://english.aawsat.com/home/article/3546411/libyan-domestic-flights-resume-tuesday

 

NEW TERMINAL AT BENGHAZI’S BENINA AIRPORT TO OPEN IN THREE WEEKS

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/03/new-terminal-at-benghazis-benina-airport-to-open-in-three-weeks/

 

LIBYAN, BULGARIAN CHAMBERS OF INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE SIGN MOU

https://libyaupdate.com/libyan-bulgarian-chambers-of-industry-and-commerce-sign-mou/

 

LIBYA SEEKS TO BUY 150,000 TONS OF FLOUR THROUGH THE PUBLIC SECTOR.

http://www.libyaninvestment.com/libya-seeks-to-buy-150000-tons-of-flour-through-the-public-sector/

 

IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH (LANA): THE US UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE CONFIRMS THAT THE RETURN OF THE US EMBASSY TO WORK FROM TRIPOLI WILL ALLOW THE US AMBASSADOR TO WORK DIRECTLY WITH THE LIBYANS.

https://lana.gov.ly/post.php?id=237485&lang=en

 

THE DUTCH SECURITY ATTACHÉ TO LIBYA PRAISES THE LEVEL OF PERFORMANCE OF THE CRIMINAL investigation personnel in combating various crimes

https://lana.gov.ly/post.php?id=237487&lang=en

STEPHANIE WILLIAMS SAYS HOR HASN’T SENT NAMES OF JOINT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

https://www.libyanexpress.com/stephanie-williams-says-hor-hasnt-sent-names-of-joint-committee-members/

 

GOVERNMENT ATTEMPTS AT PRICE FIXING ARE DISTORTING PRICES AND CAUSING PRICE RISES: HUSNI BEY

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/03/government-attempts-at-price-fixing-are-distorting-prices-and-causing-price-rises-husni-bey/

 

NEW FINANCE MINISTER: DRAFT BUDGET WILL BE READY IN TWO DAYS

https://libyaupdate.com/new-finance-minister-draft-budget-will-be-ready-in-two-days/

 

IRISH CATTLE TO BE SHIPPED TO LIBYA

https://libyaherald.com/en/2014/11/irish-bulls-to-be-shipped-to-libya/

 

LIBYA: BENGHAZI SEEKING ITALIAN PARTNERS FOR HISTORIC CENTRE

https://www.ansamed.info/ansamed/en/news/sections/culture/2022/03/21/libya-benghazi-seeking-italian-partners-for-historic-centre_c1f11ebd-45e7-4c05-925b-a6c2a1466750.html

 

PM CONFIRMS THE NEED TO INTENSIFY EFFORTS OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS TO ADVANCE THE PACE OF DEVELOPMENT.

https://lana.gov.ly/post.php?id=237299&lang=en

 

THE HEAD OF THE GOVERNMENT of National Unity follows up on the financial conditions of the National Oil Corporation

https://lana.gov.ly/post.php?id=237328&lang=en

 

U.N. TO START LIBYA ELECTION RULES MEETING WITHOUT EASTERN PARLIAMENT

https://www.fxempire.com/news/article/u-n-to-start-libya-election-rules-meeting-without-eastern-parliament-942532

 

BREGA OIL COMPANY TO RAISE PRODUCTION OF LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS IN RAMADAN TO 8000 PER DAY

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/brega-oil-company-raise-production-liquefied-petroleum-gas-ramadan-8000-day

 

LIBYA’S ELECTORAL BODY SAYS READY TO HOLD POLLS ONCE DEAL REACHED

https://www.dailysabah.com/world/africa/libyas-electoral-body-says-ready-to-hold-polls-once-deal-reached

 

AMID CURRENT POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS, WHERE DOES THE PRESIDENTIAL COUNCIL STAND?

https://en.218tv.net/2022/03/24/amid-current-political-developments-where-does-the-presidential-council-stand/

 

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REVIEWS WITH THE US AGENCY FOR SUPPORT (USAID) THE PLAN TO DEVELOP THE ELECTRICITY SECTOR.

https://lana.gov.ly/post.php?lang=en&id=237597

 

CAN THE EU REPLACE RUSSIAN GAS WITH NORTH AFRICAN SUPPLIES?

https://www.intellinews.com/can-the-eu-replace-russian-gas-with-north-african-supplies-239049/

 

A NEW FORMULA FOR COLLABORATION: TURKEY, THE EU & NORTH AFRICA

https://www.clingendael.org/publication/new-formula-collaboration-turkey-eu-north-africa

 

WILLIAMS SAYS WILL FACILITATE CONSENSUS BETWEEN LIBYAN HOR AND HCS

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/news/williams-says-will-facilitate-consensus-between-libyan-hor-and-hcs

 

EXCLUSIVE: THE LIBYAN BUSINESS COUNCIL NEEDS REFORMING: NEW CARETAKER HEAD BASHIR ESSADI

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/03/exclusive-the-libyan-business-council-needs-reforming-new-caretaker-head-bashir-essadi/

 

UN DISCUSS ITS CHALLENGES IN LIBYA WITH CBL

https://libyaupdate.com/un-discuss-its-challenges-in-libya-with-cbl/

 

LOCAL CALLS ON PRESIDENTIAL COUNCIL TO ASSUME LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY, FREEZE HOR AND HCS

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/news/local-calls-presidential-council-assume-legislative-authority-freeze-hor-and-hcs

 

AL-NUWAIRI: CONSULTATIONS CONTINUING TO NAME JOINT CONSTITUTIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/news/al-nuwairi-consultations-continuing-name-joint-constitutional-committee-members

 

LIBYAN PARLIAMENT TO PARTICIPATE IN UN TALKS IN TUNISIA

https://libyareview.com/22264/libyan-parliament-to-participate-in-un-talks-in-tunisia/

 

LIBYAN NOC REVIEWS INCREASING OIL PRODUCTION WITH FRANCE’S TOTAL

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/economy/libyan-noc-reviews-increasing-oil-production-france’s-total

 

TURKEY URGES LIBYA TO REFRAIN FROM ‘STEPS THAT COULD CAUSE CLASHES’

https://www.thenationalnews.com/mena/2022/03/24/turkey-urges-libya-to-refrain-from-steps-that-could-cause-clashes/

 

AMERICA STRESSES THE NEED FOR THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE LIBYAN INVESTMENT AUTHORITY.

https://lana.gov.ly/post.php?id=237748&lang=en

 

HAPPINESS INDEX: MAURITIUS, LIBYA, IVORY COAST TOP HAPPIEST AFRICAN COUNTRIES

https://www.france24.com/en/video/20220325-happiness-index-mauritius-libya-ivory-coast-top-happiest-african-countries

 

UNSMIL: WE ARE FOCUSING ON HOLDING LIBYAN ELECTIONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/unsmil-we-are-focusing-holding-libyan-elections-soon-possible

 

TWO ITALIAN COMPANIES SIGN AGREEMENT FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF BENGHAZI

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/two-italian-companies-sign-agreement-reconstruction-benghazi

 

PARLIAMENT SPEAKER NAMES MEMBERS OF CONSTITUTIONAL COMMITTEE, MPS SAID HE ACTED ALONE

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/news/parliament-speaker-names-members-constitutional-committee-mps-said-he-acted-alone

 

NEW TOURIST SEA VOYAGE TO BE OPENED BETWEEN LIBYA, TURKISH CYPRUS AND SOUTH EAST TURKEY

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/03/new-tourist-sea-voyage-to-be-opened-between-libya-turkish-cyprus-and-south-east-turkey/

 

GECOL AND TOTAL DISCUSS NECESSARY ARRANGEMENTS TO LAUNCH IMPLEMENTATION OF SOLAR POWER PLANT PROJECT

https://www.libyaherald.com/2022/03/gecol-and-total-discuss-necessary-arrangements-to-launch-implementation-of-solar-power-plant-project/

 

 

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