Spotlight LIBYA 20/07/2017

France struggles to impose its new pro-Haftar line

Since Jean-Yves Le Drian became French foreign minister in May, it has become clear that he would waste no time in repositioning French foreign policy behind the cause of eastern Libyan strong man Khalifa Haftar. Already, while he was defence [...]

Business circles

Bioui lands Oued Ghiss dam contract as "Hirak" rages on

The popular uprising in the Rif has benefited Oriental region president Abdenbi Bioui…in his capacity as a businessman! According to [...]

Romania's GFS group pitches for duty-free business

Romanian duty free shop specialist GFS could soon make its appearance in Algerian ports and airports. According to our information, [...]

Ghannouchi helps Boukhris make contact with carmaker Proton

Rached Ghannouchi, who was in Kuala Lumpur from July 11 to 13 to receive an honorary doctorate from the International [...]

ADPI worried over arrival of Aeneas at Tripoli airport

Aeroports de Paris Ingenierie (ADPI) has been left perplexed by the contract landed by Italian company Aeneas to rebuild the [...]

Denos claims €1.9 million for treatment of war wounded

Six years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, France's Denos group is still battling to obtain payment for the medical [...]

State faces heavy bill in 2018 in BFT affair Free

The ruling handed down by ICSID in the BFT (Banque Franco-Tunisienne) affair on July 17 set off a wave of [...]

Almaviva stamps visas for Italy in Tobruk

Libyans living in the Cyrenaica region were not the only [...]

Segula Technologies looks to get into the motor industry

Already represented in Morocco via its subsidiary, Simra, and Tunisia, [...]

Libyan Wings is flying without Lufthansa Technik

The maintenance contract signed by Libyan Wings with Lufthansa Technik [...]

LafargeHolcim avoids Dangote and Sefrioui's territories

LafargeHolcom's Moroccan subsidiary, which announced plans to open six new [...]

Laila Ouachi kitesurfs without Richard Branson

For the eighth Prince Moulay El Hassan kitesurf meeting which [...]

Jerome Nouzarede loses his doctor-partners in Bouskoura clinic

The Elsan group, which is number two in the French [...]

Ben Ayed and SIAME set up electrical engineering venture

Industrialist Mohamed Hedi Ben Ayed, who is active in concrete [...]

Bassem Loukil keeps up his French network

Businessman Bassem Loukil, owner, notably, of the Citroen distribution licence [...]

Corridors of power

Rahiel is victim of Tebboune clean-up

Mohamed El Amine Messaid's appointment as head of the private office of Abdelmajid Tebboune, which was officially announced by decree [...]

Sarraj election call closely calculated

Prime minister Fayez Sarraj's call for elections next March has several objectives. His call, issued on July 16, was aimed [...]

Gaddafi fans get together in France

A conference organized on July 13 at the French Senate by the Sahel Centre for Expertise & Consultancy, headed by [...]

Fredrik Floren opens out to the east

New Swedish ambassador in Libya Fredrik Floren, who presented his [...]

Power brokers

No Hirak negotiations for Jamal Benomar

Bogged down as it is by the "Hirak" ("Movement") protest [...]

Ghannouchi wants to see Ridha Saidi at the finance ministry

Although prime minister Youssef Chahed has postponed his government reshuffle [...]

The OCP loses first round of cadmium war in Brussels

Phospahtes giant OCP is readying itself with some nervousness for [...]

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