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Ahmed Elumami

Death toll in militia clashes in Libya’s capital rises to 10

Jan 17 2019

TRIPOLI The death toll from clashes between rival militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli has risen to 10 killed and 41 wounded, the health ministry said on Thursday.

Several dead in suicide attack on Libyan foreign ministry

Dec 25 2018

TRIPOLI Three suicide bombers attacked Libya's foreign ministry in Tripoli on Tuesday, killing at least two other people as well as themselves, authorities said. | Video

Libyan state oil firm keeps El Sharara oilfield closed, rejects paying off protesters

Dec 20 2018

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya Libya's Sharara oilfield remains closed, state oil firm NOC said on Thursday, resisting pressure from some officials to quickly pay off protesters which shut it down.

El Sharara oilfield to reopen, Libyan government says

Dec 19 2018

BENGHAZI, Libya/TUNIS Libya's biggest oilfield, El Sharara, will reopen, the country's internationally recognized government said on Wednesday after Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj flew there to persuade protesters to end a blockage.

Libya's NOC declares force majeure on El Sharara oilfield

Dec 18 2018

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya Libya's state oil company NOC has declared force majeure at the country's largest oilfield, El Sharara, a week after announcing a contractual waiver on exports from the field following its seizure by protesters.

Militia forces Libya's NOC to declare force majeure on biggest oilfield

Dec 10 2018

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya Libya's National Oil Company (NOC) on Monday declared force majeure on exports from the El Sharara oilfield, which was seized at the weekend by a local militia group.

Libya is shutting down El Sharara after field seized by tribesmen: sources

Dec 09 2018

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya Libya is shutting down production at its biggest oilfield after tribesmen and state security guards seized the El Sharara facility, field engineers and protesters said on Sunday, but there was no confirmation from state oil firm NOC.

Libyan state oil firm scrambles to keep El Sharara oilfield open amid "occupation"

Dec 08 2018

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya Libyan state security on Saturday threatened to shut down production at the giant El Sharara oilfield but the field remains open, state oil firm NOC said, denouncing what it called an "occupation" of the 315,000 barrels-a-day facility.

Libyan election commission says needs budget for February constitution vote

Dec 06 2018

TRIPOLI Libya's electoral commission has asked the government for $28.7 million, saying the funding is needed to boost its "zero" budget to organize a vote on a new constitution as early as February.

Libyan election commission says has "zero" budget to prepare polls

Dec 06 2018

TRIPOLI Libya's electoral commission has asked the government for $28.7 million, saying that without funding to boost its "zero" budget it cannot make plans to prepare for a vote on a new constitution and later elections.

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