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Libya News and Analysis


Members of Libyan pro-government forces, which is backed by the locals, look on in an army camp, in Benghazi on 1 February. Violent clashes between Libyan pro-government forces and the Shura Council of Libyan Revolutionaries, an alliance of former anti-Ga

Gaddafi’s son sentenced to death Subscription Required

28 July 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Son of former Libyan leader sentenced to death in absentia

Eni looks to boost oil output in Libya

Four kidnapped near Eni complex in Libya Subscription Required

20 July 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Italian construction workers abducted

Libya in talks to reopen oil fields

Libya in talks to reopen oil fields Subscription Required

30 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Officials and tribal leaders are taking part in negotiations

Bernardino Leon, the UN secretary-general’s special representative for Libya

UN sees progress in Libya peace talks Subscription Required

30 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Special representative says parties are moving towards a deal

Libya’s National Oil Corporation opens books

Libya looks to revamp oil facility Subscription Required

16 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Azzawiya Oil Refining Company invites contractors to prequalify

The In Amenas gas plant in eastern Algeria was overrun by Al-Qaeda-linked terrorists in January 2013, in an attack that saw more than 60 people killed

US airstrike in Libya targeted Mokhtar Belmokhtar Subscription Required

16 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

The White House says US forces targeted the mastermind of the In Amenas gas attack

Members of the Libyan pro-government forces gesture as they stand on a tank in Benghazi, Libya

Isis to become Libya’s dominant armed group Subscription Required

3 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

US security intelligence company warns jihadist group is set to make more gains

Guards outside a Mellitah Oil and Gas complex in Libya

Manager at Eni’s joint venture in Libya is kidnapped Subscription Required

3 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Colleagues call for better security


Mediterranean migrant deaths by route

Libya's economic crisis starts to bite Subscription Required

28 July 2015 | By Wil Crisp

As UN-mediated peace talks between Libya’s rival governments break down, the country’s finances look increasingly precarious

Libya oil facilities

Isis expansion threatens Libyan oil operations Subscription Required

5 July 2015 | By Wil Crisp

The outlook for Libyan oil exports is bleak, with Isis threatening key crude terminals against a backdrop of civil protests and disputes between the rival governments

Saudi Arabia army

MEED board report, June 2015 Subscription Required

15 June 2015 | By Richard Thompson

Key events and trends in the region over the past month and their impact on the outlook for the Middle East and North Africa


Wil Crisp

A glimmer of hope for Libya’s projects market Subscription Required

26 May 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Bahr Essalam contract awarded to OneSubsea

Detained illegal immigrants in Tripoli, Libya on 21 April

Unified action needed to end Libya chaos Subscription Required

22 April 2015 | By Wil Crisp

More support is needed to help Libya’s neighbours

Wil Crisp

Libya’s worsening crisis Subscription Required

4 March 2015

Jihadist threat changes the dynamic of Libya’s conflict

Libya upheaval

Greater coordination needed on Libya Subscription Required

3 March 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Miscalculations by Europe and the US have led to anarchy in North Africa

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