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Aid group fears hundreds of migrants drowned off Libya – The Philadelphia Tribune


The Philadelphia Tribune

Aid group fears hundreds of migrants drowned off Libya
The Philadelphia Tribune
Concerns about the missing migrants near Libya rose after Spains Proactiva Open Arms group found five bodies near two capsized boats on Thursday. Proactiva spokeswoman Laura Lanuza said the German aid organization Jugend Rettet found a sixth body …
EDITORIAL: US involvement in Libya makes chaos worseJacksonville Daily News
Nearly 1200 migrants picked up off Libya, heading to ItalyCitizen TV (press release)
More than a thousand migrants picked up off Libya | defenceWebdefenceWeb
News24 –The Times (subscription)
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Posted on 29 March 2017 | 2:53 am

Maltese oil businesses move to Algeria in replacement of Libya – Libyan Express


Libyan Express

Maltese oil businesses move to Algeria in replacement of Libya
Libyan Express
Times of Malta – Maltese manufacturers are looking at Algeria to replace lost business in Libya as the country remains plagued with instability. Algeria ranked first for new markets in the profiling exercise of manufacturing companies conducted by

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 9:16 pm

Arab Summit calls for political solution to Libya’s crisis – Libyan Express


Libyan Express

Arab Summit calls for political solution to Libya's crisis
Libyan Express
The Arab Countries taking part in the ministerial meeting at the Arab Summit in Amman, Jordan called on Monday for more support for the Libyan Government of National Accord, which was formed under the supervision of the UN and the Arab League.
Serraj arrives arrives in Jordan for Arab Summit; HoR protests at his invitationLibya Herald
Eastern government-staffed Libyan embassy in Jordan boycotts Arab SummitThe Libya Observer

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 8:49 pm

Oil ends at 1-week high on Libya output disruptions – MarketWatch


MarketWatch

Oil ends at 1-week high on Libya output disruptions
MarketWatch
An armed group in Libya shut pipelines Monday because of a dispute over wage issues, disrupting production of 250,000 barrels a day. But the news follow reports last week that Libya planned to raise its output to 800,000 barrels a day by April, from
Oil jumps on Libya disruption, OPEC deal-extension hopesThe Globe and Mail
Crude Rises as Libya Seen Cutting Shipments From Biggest FieldBloomberg
Oil jumps on Libyan disruption, OPEC deal extension hopesReuters
DailyFX –Daily Mail
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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 7:17 pm

Rebuilding The Arch: Breaking Libya For The Best – The Libya Observer


The Libya Observer

Rebuilding The Arch: Breaking Libya For The Best
The Libya Observer
Libya is different, as its people are overwhelmingly Sunni Arab. Nevertheless, tribal politics have instilled serious divisions in the country. The friction coalesces around two of the three primary regions of Libya, Cyrenaica in the east and

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 6:36 pm

UPDATE 3-Libya’s oil output down 252000 bpd due to armed protests – Reuters UK


Bloomberg

UPDATE 3-Libya's oil output down 252000 bpd due to armed protests
Reuters UK
Production remains far below the 1.6 million bpd that OPEC member Libya pumped before the 2011 uprising in the North African nation. NOC has set ambitious output recovery goals. NOC said last week it hoped to raise production from Sharara to nearly …
Libya's Oil Output Drops After Biggest Field ClosesBloomberg
Libya's NOC locked in new battle over oil sector powersPlatts
Libya Struggles to Control Illegal Oil Sales as Russia Sneaks into Growing Power VacuumBreitbart News
Daily Mail –MarketWatch
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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 4:54 pm

The EU cities helping Libya’s local authorities provide vital public services – The Guardian


The Guardian

The EU cities helping Libya's local authorities provide vital public services
The Guardian
Sirte is one of seven Libyan cities involved in the initiative. The others are Tripoli, Gharyan and Zintan in the west, Sebha in the south, and Benghazi and Tobruk in the east. The project focuses on public services. The Belgian city of Antwerp has
EU Court Lifts EU Sanctions on Libyan Dictator's DaughterU.S. News & World Report
Libya: The Last Attempt At Unity Govt | – LeadershipLeadership Newspapers

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 2:32 pm

Upheaval in Tripoli and Misrata rocks Libya’s ‘unity government’ – The New Arab


The New Arab

Upheaval in Tripoli and Misrata rocks Libya's 'unity government'
The New Arab
In-depth: Violence and protests in Libya's capital shed light on the manifold divisions that impede the country's unity government from imposing its authority, …
The ongoing fight for Libya's strategic 'oil crescent' – Anadolu AgencyAnadolu Agency
Is it game over in Libya?Times of Oman
Keep Calm & Follow Moscow's Lead: UK Setting Up Ties With …Sputnik International

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 1:41 pm

Libya to pay Jodranian private hospitals $300 million in treatment … – Libyan Express


Libyan Express

Libya to pay Jodranian private hospitals $300 million in treatment …
Libyan Express
Libya has been told it owes Jordanian hospitals approximately $300 million in unpaid debts for treating its citizens. During a visit by a Libyan delegation last …

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 10:22 am

US sees a resurgent Russian military expanding into Afghanistan, Libya – CNN


CNN

US sees a resurgent Russian military expanding into Afghanistan, Libya
CNN
Some of the actions Moscow is accused of participating in include sending operatives to support an armed faction in Libya and providing political legitimacy — and maybe even supplies — to the Taliban in Afghanistan. These moves come on top of their

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 5:17 am

Libya – BingNews

Kenyan trainee doctors killed in raid on Libya Isis base

The trainee doctors studied medicine at Kampala International University in Uganda, where they were recruited. Investigations linked the trainee doctors to a terrorism network comprising young medics that was planning biological weapon attacks in the country.

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 10:02 pm

Libya Struggles to Control Illegal Oil Sales as Russia Sneaks into Growing Power Vacuum

The competing governments of Libya – the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli and the dissenting House of Representatives (HoR) in Tobruk – are struggling to maximize production at the Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC) while limiting …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 6:37 pm

Libya’s oil output down 252,000 barrels per day due to armed protests

LONDON Oil production from the western Libyan fields of Sharara and Wafa has been blocked by armed protesters, reducing output by 252,000 barrels per day (bpd), a source at the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Tuesday. NOC declared force majeure on …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 11:54 am

Libya’s oil output down 252,000 bpd after shutdown at Sharara, Wafa fields – source

LONDON (Reuters) – Production at the western Libyan fields of Sharara and Wafa has been blocked by armed factions, reducing output by 252,000 barrels per day (bpd), a source at the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Tuesday. The shutdown at Sharara …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 11:08 am

Crude Rises as Libya Seen Cutting Shipments From Biggest Field

Crude extended gains on reports Libya has curbed shipments from its biggest field, tempering concerns about the global supply glut. Futures rose as much as 2.1 percent in New York after the North African country declared force majeure in the loading of …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 10:27 am

The EU cities helping Libya’s local authorities provide vital public services

Libya’s elected mayors are developing much-needed public services like waste disposal with support from European cities, including Nicosia Libya’s elected mayors are developing much-needed public services like waste disposal with support from European …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 10:07 am

Oil climbs On Libya output woes, hopes for extension of OPEC-led production cuts

Oil prices climbed Tuesday, buoyed by disruptions to Libyan crude production and talk of a six-month extension to an OPEC-led pact to limit global output. May West Texas Intermediate crude oil CLK7, +1.13% —the U.S. benchmark—traded 43 cents, or 0.9% …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 7:33 am

Resurgent Russian Military Expanding Into Afghanistan, Libya

According to U.S. officials, The Kremlin’s ambitions in the Middle East reach far beyond Syria. Pentagon officials are increasingly concerned by mounting Russian military and diplomatic activity in Afghanistan to Libya. They believed the country is aiming …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 5:59 am

US sees a resurgent Russian military expanding into Afghanistan, Libya

Washington (CNN)The Kremlin’s ambitions in the Middle East reach far beyond Syria, according to US officials. From Afghanistan to Libya, US Pentagon officials are increasingly concerned by mounting Russian military and diplomatic activity they believed is …

Posted on 27 March 2017 | 10:14 pm