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TUNIS After a relatively stable spell, Libya's oil production has see-sawed again because of a standoff at eastern export terminals and the abduction of two workers at the giant Sharara oilfield.
BENGHAZI, Libya/TUNIS Tripoli-based National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Wednesday four export terminals were being reopened after eastern factions handed over the ports, ending a standoff that had shut down most of Libya's oil output.
BENGHAZI, Libya/TUNIS Libya's Tripoli-based National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Wednesday that four export terminals were being reopened after eastern factions handed over the ports, ending a standoff that had shut down most of the country's oil output.
TUNIS Libya's Tripoli-based National Oil Corporation (NOC) is asking for U.N. sanctions against 48 individuals and entities they accuse of trying to sell oil illicitly in a struggle over the country's oil wealth.
TUNIS The head of one of Libya's main political movements has alleged widespread fraud involving national identity cards, saying this could jeopardize elections that may be held late this year.
TUNIS/LONDON Libyan oil production could face protracted disruption as factions in the east seek to seize control of crude exports, adding pressure to a tight global market.
TUNIS Unidentified armed men attacked the Tripoli residence of one of Libya's deputy prime ministers hours after he expressed sympathy for a move by eastern factions to take control of oil ports, the justice ministry said on Wednesday.
BENGHAZI, Libya/TUNIS Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar's forces have handed control of oil ports to a National Oil Corporation (NOC) based in the east, a spokesman said on Monday, a move the internationally recognized NOC in Tripoli dismissed as illegal.
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TUNIS Forces in eastern Libya said they had arrested a rival senior military official in Derna on Friday and the United Nations said it was alarmed by an increasing risk to civilians in the city.