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Foreign diplomats and firms urged to return to Libya – Middle East Eye


Foreign diplomats and firms urged to return to Libya
Middle East Eye
One of Libya's rival governments urged foreign diplomats to return to the capital, Tripoli, on Sunday. The General National Congress (GNC), which has continued to hold meetings in Tripoli despite spiralling violence in the city and a legitimacy battle

Posted on 23 December 2014 | 12:04 am

Eastern Libya fighting claims 16 lives, injures dozens – Press TV


Press TV

Eastern Libya fighting claims 16 lives, injures dozens
Press TV
Libya plunged into chaos following the 2011 uprising that toppled longtime dictator, Muammar Gaddafi. The ouster of Gaddafi gave rise to a patchwork of heavily-armed militias and deep political divisions. The country has been witnessing numerous
5 Killed as Libyan Forces, Islamist Fighters Clash in BenghaziVoice of America
Clashes in Libya's Benghazi kill 16 pro-government forcesYahoo News
Libya: Seeking Meaningful Discussion And A Group HugStrategy Page
Firstpost -Zee News
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Posted on 22 December 2014 | 11:44 pm

Al-Jmail again in Libya Dawn hands – Libya Herald


Al-Jmail again in Libya Dawn hands
Libya Herald
The strategically important towns of Al-Jmail is again in Libya Dawn hands following a reported deal with officials in Misrata. However, the full extent of the Libya Dawn control is not known. Over the weekend, LD forces moved into part of Al-Jmail but

Posted on 22 December 2014 | 9:34 pm

Turkish Airlines boosts Libya services to two daily passenger flights – Libya Herald


Libya Herald

Turkish Airlines boosts Libya services to two daily passenger flights
Libya Herald
Turkish Airlines has boosted its Libya passenger services and is now operating two daily flights between Istanbul and Misrata. The additional daily service was launched last week and a spokesperson for Turkish Airlines told the Libya Herald that it

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Posted on 22 December 2014 | 8:35 pm

Libya fighting spreads to third oil port, 11 killed in Benghazi – Reuters


Reuters

Libya fighting spreads to third oil port, 11 killed in Benghazi
Reuters
Libya has had two governments and parliaments since a group called Libya Dawn seized the capital Tripoli in August by expelling a rival faction, installing its own prime minister and forcing the internationally recognized cabinet to operate out of the
Libya Oil Production Drops as Fighting Spreads to PortBloomberg
Libya oil output drops as fighting spreads to third oil portFuelFix (blog)
Libya not producing enough oil for own needs, NOC saysReuters Africa

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Posted on 22 December 2014 | 6:08 pm

Libya’s renegade general, Khalifa Haftar – Press TV


Press TV

Libya's renegade general, Khalifa Haftar
Press TV
There are reports that General Haftar explored ways for the expansion of the US-led military coalition, currently striking positions of ISIL Takfiri militants in Iraq and Syria, to Libya, and pounding strongholds of rival forces in areas near key oil

Posted on 22 December 2014 | 2:48 pm

Libya’s official government targets rival forces trying to seize ports – Reuters


Libya's official government targets rival forces trying to seize ports
Reuters
The recognized government of Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni was forced to relocate to the east after losing control of Tripoli in August to a group called Libya Dawn, which installed a new administration in the capital city. On Sunday, pro-Thinni

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 5:09 pm

Libya Dawn “forced back to Sabratha” after attempt to take Al-Jmail fails: report – Libya Herald


Libya Dawn “forced back to Sabratha” after attempt to take Al-Jmail fails: report
Libya Herald
An attempt by Libya Dawn (LD) forces to take Zultan and the strategically important town of Al-Jmail, south of Zuwara, appears to have failed. The latter controls the road to the Zintani-held Wattiya airbase, currently being used as the western

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 11:25 am

Libya’s official government aims to set up new payment system for oil buyers – Reuters UK


Reuters UK

Libya's official government aims to set up new payment system for oil buyers
Reuters UK
TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libya's internationally recognised government aims to set up a new payment system to receive oil revenues, bypassing the central bank based in Tripoli, the capital city that is no longer under its control, its top oil official said
INTERVIEW-Libya's official government aims to set up new payment system for Reuters
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn: oil and Libya this weekPlatts (blog)
Workers: Libya's top two oil ports undamagedThe Daily Star
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Posted on 20 December 2014 | 3:23 pm

Egyptian Involvement Sparked Libya Oil Port Battle, Expert Says – TIME


TIME

Egyptian Involvement Sparked Libya Oil Port Battle, Expert Says
TIME
An ongoing battle for two of Libya's key oil ports began last weekend because Islamist-leaning militias feared Egypt planned to reinforce the Libyan elected government based in the eastern city of Tobruk, according to a Tripoli-based analyst.
ANALYSIS: UN optimistic about Libya peace talks despite fightingMiddle East Eye
Haftar set to be Libya's highest-ranking military official: ministerAsharq Alawsat English
The Pentagon Is Watching for Islamic State in LibyaWar is Boring
Reuters Africa -Reuters -Digital Journal
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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 9:37 pm

Libya – Yahoo News Search Results

Clashes in Libya's Benghazi kill 16 pro-government forces

Clashes on Monday between pro-government forces and Islamist militiamen in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi killed 16 people and wounded dozens, security sources and medics said. Forces loyal to former general Khalifa Haftar and to internationally recognised Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani have been battling for weeks against Islamists who have taken control of much of Libya's second city, and …

Posted on 22 December 2014 | 8:23 pm

Libya fighting spreads to third oil port, 11 killed in Benghazi

By Ayman al-Warfalli and Ulf Laessing BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Fighting between Libya's competing governments has spread to a third oil port, curbing gas exports to Italy and cutting crude production to less than needed to cover the North African country's own domestic requirements, officials said. The OPEC producer is struggling with fighting on several fronts as brigades of former rebels …

Posted on 22 December 2014 | 6:06 pm

Libya not producing enough oil for own needs, NOC says

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libya's oil output cannot even cover its own needs, the National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Monday, as the country struggles with fighting and protests that have hampered production since the 2011 ouster of leader Muammar Gaddafi. Fighting already affecting two major oil-exporting ports in the east of the country has spread west close to the port of Mellitah, operated by a joint …

Posted on 22 December 2014 | 3:20 pm

Libya Oil Production Drops as Fighting Spreads to Port

Libya 's oil output fell below its own consumption as fighting spread to Mellitah, a region that hosts the country's fourth largest oil port, the state petroleum company said. National Oil Corp. already …

Posted on 22 December 2014 | 12:39 pm

Libya Oil Output Drops as Fighting Spreads to Third Oil Port

Libya’s oil output fell below its own consumption as fighting spread to Mellitah, a region that hosts the country’s fourth largest oil port.

Posted on 22 December 2014 | 11:16 am

Research and Markets: Animal Husbandry Equipment Market in Libya: Business Report 2014

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Animal Husbandry Equipment Market in Libya: Business Re

Posted on 22 December 2014 | 11:07 am

Libya's official government targets rival forces trying to seize ports

By Ayman al-Warfalli BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – Military planes loyal to Libya's recognised government attacked on Sunday an opposing force that is seeking to seize the country's two biggest oil ports, officials said. The advancing force, which is allied to a rival government based in Tripoli, moved east a week ago to try take the Es Sider and Ras Lanuf ports. The adjacent terminals have since …

Posted on 22 December 2014 | 6:56 am

Rival Libya govt urges foreigners to return to Tripoli

Libya's Islamist-backed rival government called Sunday for diplomats and foreign firms to return to Tripoli, pledging to protect them despite an attack on the empty home of the Swiss ambassador. "We call on diplomatic missions and foreign firms to return to Tripoli," the government of self-declared prime minister Omar al-Hassi said in a statement. "Foreigners who reside in Libya enjoy the same …

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 6:24 pm

Egyptian Involvement Sparked Libya Oil Port Battle, Expert Says

Islamists suspected Libya's government in Tobruk was receiving reinforcements from Egypt

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 9:43 pm

Libya conflict revives front lines from 2011 civil war

By Ulf Laessing RAS JDIR, Libya (Reuters) – His Kalashnikov across his back, Libyan soldier Adel Howas rushed to the front line when air strikes targeted his comrades at a border crossing with Tunisia. For Howas, it was a return to familiar territory from 2011 when he joined rebels in a NATO-backed uprising to topple Muammar Gaddafi. But where Howas once fought Gaddafi loyalists on the coast …

Posted on 17 December 2014 | 10:24 am