DP World weighs anchor at Gabès
The Emirati giant wants to create a 30-hectare logistics zone near the Tunisian industrial port and has teamed up for this purpose with Franco-Tunisian businessman Mohamed Ayachi Ajroudi.
Khalifa Haftar's long-awaited appearance before the Virginia court where he is being tried for war crimes has been postponed due to the authorities in Tripoli's interference. Proceedings against him will resume after the presidential and legislative elections scheduled in December and January respectively.
Just a few weeks after Albayrak, Yildirim is set to enter a bid for the management concession for the port of Misrata in the city's free zone. The two groups are fighting to give Turkey a long-term presence in the Libyan port sector.
The rapprochement that Italy is seeking to engineer between General Haftar and Ahmed Miitig is economically as well as diplomatically motivated and has already resulted in the release of Italian fishermen detained by the strongman of the east.