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Libyan general seizes key oil terminals from militia

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan forces loyal to a powerful general say they have seized a third oil terminal from a rival militia in the east, giving the divisive leader a bargaining chip in negotiations with rival U.N.-backed authorities in the capital, Tripoli. Forces led by Gen. Khalifa Hifter said late Sunday that they had seized the Zueitina terminal from ...

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UN blacklists India-flagged ship carrying oil from Libya

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has blacklisted an Indian-flagged cargo ship for illegally transporting crude oil from a Libyan port not under government control. The council committee monitoring sanctions against Libya put the vessel Distya Ameya on the list Wednesday based on information it received from the Libyan government that it was carrying oil in violation of ...

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ESAI: Libyan production will not recover

Libyan oil, desert

Intelligence Briefing Libya is the latest front in the West’s campaign against the self‐proclaimed Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL). The recent U.S. air strikes, press reports of the French aircraft carrier moving to waters off of Libya, and the quickly rumored and just as quickly knocked‐down discussion of Italian troops going to Libya has only highlighted the ...

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Libya becoming new front in fight against Islamic State

FILE - In this file image made from a video released Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015 by militants in Libya claiming loyalty to the Islamic State group purportedly shows Egyptian Coptic Christians in orange jumpsuits being led along a beach, each accompanied by a masked militant. American warplanes struck multiple targets in Libya overnight, hitting an Islamic State training camp and a senior extremist leader, U.S. officials said Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. (militant video via AP, File)

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya is rapidly turning into a new front in the fight against the Islamic State group, which is heavily recruiting militants from abroad and trying to exploit years of chaos to expand its foothold in the oil-rich North African nation. Washington and its European allies are seeking to end the interminable divisions among Libyan factions to ...

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Oil company manager kidnapped, perpetrators still unknown

A manager for Mellitah Oil and Gas in Libya was kidnapped Sunday while travelling between Tripoli and Sabratha, leaving many wondering who is responsible and rousing other Mellitah staff into a protest. Yusuf Al-Shamani, a manager for Mellitah, was taken by a gang of individuals en route between the two cities, according to the Libya Herald. Authorities have been unable ...

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