Odds against Central Bank governor Al Kabir as board meeting looms
In the battle for control of the country's oil money, Prime Minister Sarraj could succeed in having the Central Bank of Libya board dismiss its governor Al Seddik Omar Al Kabir.
The advances made by General Khalifa Haftar's forces on the Tripoli front have made the Misrati faction in Fayez Sarraj's government of national accord (GNA) nervous. Misrati businessmen, politicians and military commanders have started to drop their allies in the
The Misrati forces fighting Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) are preparing to smuggle the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) out of Tripoli to their home city in the event that they are routed. This fall-back plan could cause serious
Alongside his offensive on the capital, Khalifa Haftar has resumed his efforts to sell eastern Libyan oil… and this despite the United Nations embargo on oil sales carried out by entities other than the "ficial"National Oil Corporation (NOC) in Tripoli.