Libya seeks to attract foreign investors

Libya seeks to attract foreign investors

With the Islamic State (IS) group more or less defeated in Libya, senior oil officials are engaged in a push to attract foreign investors, or at least to let them know that Libya is open for business and there are opportunities. This was very much the message to those...
Are Khalifa Haftar’s sights on Tripoli?

Are Khalifa Haftar’s sights on Tripoli?

Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar’s actions in both al-Jufra and the southwest of Libya — coming after he seized the oil ports in September — certainly indicate that he is seeking to expand his area of control into the southern region. This bodes ill for Misrata, which...
Khalifa Haftar meets Russian defence officials

Khalifa Haftar meets Russian defence officials

The international community has rarely appeared so publicly divided on Libya as it did last week. While Italy’s new Ambassador to Libya, Giuseppe Perrone, initiated work for the re-opening the Italian embassy in Tripoli, Russia’s only aircraft carrier, the...