Who really controls Misrata Free Zone, Libya's vital business platform?
The Misrata Free Zone, a true state within a state, is both the port of entry to the Libyan market and the bastion of entrepreneurship in the war-torn country. Since September, this potent business hub prized by those fighting for control of the country has been led by Mohsen Sgoutri, whose powerful network allows him to stand up to the Tripoli government and develop his own business diplomacy, especially towards Turkey. [...]
Allab, Tosyali, Bora and Demiral blaze trail for Erdogan's Algerian business crusade
A small group of Turkish and Algerian billionaires are serving as the advance guard for President Erdogan in Algeria. They stand ready to replace French entepreneurs, who are increasingly losing support in the North African country, and compete with the omnipresent Chinese. [...]
Turkish military company Sadat turns Erdogan-Sarraj alliance into business opportunity
Turkish paramilitary company Sadat, headed by former Turkish general Adnan Tanriverdi, has set up a partnership with Fawzi Boukatif-led Libyan company Security Side to train the forces fighting for Fayez Sarraj's Government of National Accord. [...]
Fayez Sarraj willing to pay for backup in Fezzan
Territorial gains made by forces loyal to Tripoli have opened up a new path for the Government of National Accord, which has been trying to win back alliances in Fezzan. The stakes are high in the southwest region, whose oilfields are key to the country's economy. [...]