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Conflict-strewn Libya sits atop Africa's largest proven crude oil reserves.

Sudanese men recruited to work as security guards in the UAE have allegedly been sent to fight in Libya and Yemen.

US, UN sanctions target Libya militia leader

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US, UN sanctions target Libya militia leader

The United States and the United Nations imposed sanctions Wednesday against Libyan militia leader Ibrahim Jadhran, whose forces attacked oil terminals in eastern Libya in June.

Libya resumes oil exports from eastern terminals following clashes

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Libya resumes oil exports from eastern terminals following clashes

The internationally recognised National Oil Company said production and export levels would return to 'normal levels' within hours.

Libya oil output faces cuts as Haftar seizes ports

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Libya oil output faces cuts as Haftar seizes ports

Libya's economy relies heavily on oil, with production at 1.6 million barrels per day under former dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

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Libya's Haftar announces 'liberation' of Derna

The military strongman announced the capture of Derna, the only part of eastern Libya which was outside his forces' control.

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Haftar hands oil ports to unrecognised eastern authority

Khalifa Haftar announced Libya's oil crescent is now under control of the administration based in the east of the country.

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Haftar forces announce capture of two oil exports

Haftar announced a new offensive to "crush the enemy" moments before forces declared two key oil export terminals recaptured.

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Libya oil chief calls for militias to withdraw

The head of Libya's state oil company on Saturday called on militias who have launched an offensive in the country's 'oil crescent' region to ...

Haftar's jets strike rival militia targeting Libya oil terminals

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Haftar's jets strike rival militia targeting Libya oil terminals

The attack on the oil facilities comes after feuding Libyan leaders, including Haftar, agreed to try to hold elections this December in line ...

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Key Libya oil port closes following fresh militia clashes

A Libyan oil port has been forced to halt exports, following clashes between fighters loyal to renegade general Khalifa Haftar and rival ...

Haftar's forces celebrate Benghazi victory by 'parading Islamists' corpses'

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Haftar's forces celebrate Benghazi victory by 'parading Islamists' corpses'

Haftar's Libyan National Army celebrated by letting off guns and fireworks and parading the dead bodies of their enemies through the streets.

Moscow apparently has forces at Egyptian base: US official

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Moscow apparently has forces at Egyptian base: US official

Moscow has apparently deployed military forces to a base in western Egypt, a US official said Tuesday, a sign Russia could be increasing its ...

Haftar launches ground attack to retake Libyan oil terminals

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Haftar launches ground attack to retake Libyan oil terminals

The Libyan National Army launched a ground forces assault to retake the Ras Lanuf oil terminal from a group of Islamists on ...

Libya's oil lifeline falters as militias converge on terminals

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Libya's oil lifeline falters as militias converge on terminals

The Benghazi Defence Brigades took the oil crescent terminals - a vital source of revenue - from Haftar's Libyan National Army on March 3.

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Ambassadors appeal for calm after bloody Libya clashes

French, British and American envoys call for Libya's warring factions to end hostilities and to send oil revenues to the the country's Tripoli-based government.

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Egypt scrambles to save Libya's Haftar over lost oil-fields

Exclusive: Cairo-backed Khalifa Haftar's recent loss of two key oil ports to a rival faction has been viewed as cause for concern by the Sisi ...

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Eastern Libya forces launch airstrikes to retake oil port

Libyan fighters based in the east launched more airstrikes on Saturday against UN-recognised government troops that seized back oil terminals a ...

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Forces of east Libya's Haftar concede oil port loss

The spokesperson for the forces of eastern Libya's renegade general Khalifa Haftar said they lost control of a key oil export terminal to forces ...

Conflict at vital Libyan oil ports jeopardises production push

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Conflict at vital Libyan oil ports jeopardises production push

The Benghazi Defence Brigades on Friday overran areas surrounding two coastal terminals engaging forces from the Libyan National Army. By sunset ...

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What just happened in Libya?

Libyans on Saturday woke up to headlines of a coup in Tripoli, which was later described as an attempted coup, and then just a vacating of a ...

First oil in two years leaves Libya's port

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First oil in two years leaves Libya's port

The Maltese-flagged vessel Seadelta left Ras Lanouf port with 776,000 barrels of oil for Italy on Tuesday, the first shipment of oil ...

Five dead in Libya military helicopter crash

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Five dead in Libya military helicopter crash

Five people were killed when a military helicopter crashed in eastern Libya as they returned from an official visit to Ras ...

Oil prices rise as Libya suffers clashes

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Oil prices rise as Libya suffers clashes

Oil prices rose almost two percent, as clashes in Libya raised concerns that efforts to restart crude exports could be disrupted.

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