Libya

May 13, 2013

Bystanders and residents gather next to the wreckage of a car at the site of a car bomb that exploded in the parking lot of a Benghazi hospital in Libya on Monday. (AFP Photo)
17:39 GMT

Car bomb goes off near a hospital in Libya, triggering a massive demonstration. Conflicting reports from news agencies on the casualty figures, with claims of death toll between three and 17.

Gasoline prices needed to rise in line with those of its neighbours
13:58 GMT

Libya will join its neighbours in tackling sensitive fuel market reforms and plans to do away with all subsidies within three years, Oil Minister Abdelbari Al Arusi said.

May 12, 2013

A Libyan man inpects one of the two police stations that were attacked on May 10, 2013 in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi. Bomb attacks targeted two police stations in Benghazi causing extensive material damage but no casualties, a security official said. (Abdullah Doha/ AFP)
11:06 GMT

The attacks follow two similar bombings in the city on Friday

May 6, 2013

Libyan protesters hold placards and banners during a demonstration in support of the "political isolation law" in Libya's landmark Martyrs Square on May 5, 2013 in Tripoli, Libya. (Photo: AFP / Mahmud Turkia)
09:08 GMT

Libya's parliament passed a law on Sunday banning officials from the Gaddafi era from holding political office.

April 30, 2013

The price of OPEC's daily basket edged upward in Monday's trading
11:35 GMT

The price of OPEC basket of twelve crudes stood at US$100.91 dollars a barrel on Monday, up slightly from Friday's trading.

April 29, 2013

The UK is to help set up a specialized recovery team for Arab Spring related assets
10:37 GMT

Britain is to set up a special task-force to return stolen assets that belong to so-called 'Arab Spring' countries, according the country's Middle East affairs minister, Alistair Burt.

Libya will start shipping oil to Egypt next month on soft credit terms
07:50 GMT

Libya will start shipping oil to Egypt next month on soft credit terms worth $1.2bn, two Libyan oil industry officials told Reuters.

April 23, 2013

An car bomb outside the French embassy injured two guards. (MAHMUD TURKIA / AFP)
08:13 GMT

A car bomb has exploded in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Reuters reports.

April 15, 2013

There have been no Libyan deposits at the Central Bank of Egypt
09:34 GMT

There are currently no Libyan deposits at the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE), said a media spokesperson at the CBE.

April 14, 2013

Tunis and Tripoli are keen on activating agreements and MoUs over Libya's crude oil supplies to Tunisia
13:03 GMT

Tunis and Tripoli are keen on activating agreements and MoUs over Libya's crude oil supplies to Tunisia

April 11, 2013

Egypt and Libya have finalized a $2 billion loan agreement
14:14 GMT

Egypt and Libya finalized a US$2 billion loan agreement Wednesday evening to shore up the Egyptian economy and foreign reserves.

April 9, 2013

USAID has launched a scheme to boos economic growth with the Libyan diaspora community
11:29 GMT

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Western Union have launched the Libya Diaspora Marketplace (LDM), designed to boost economic growth.

April 3, 2013

The British defense secretary is in Libya trying to sell arms to the country after its decision to upgrade the military
13:15 GMT

The British Defence Minister arrived in Libya in an effort to boost arms sale to the country, just days after the post-revolution state announced plans to upgrade its military.

March 31, 2013

Workers from Libyan  oil company Tatneft are returning to Libya to resume work interrupted by the revolution
10:33 GMT

Workers from Libyan oil company Tatneft are returning to Libya to resume the work that was interrupted by the 2011 February 17 Revolution.

March 28, 2013

Libya is to provide Egypt with 900,000 barrels of oil a month from Libya starting in April
10:08 GMT

Egypt will import 900,000 barrels of oil a month from Libya starting in April and is paying off some of the money it owes to foreign energy firms.