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Libya News and Analysis



UN condemns escalating violence in Libya Subscription Required

16 December 2014 | By Wil Crisp

The North African country sees a third day of fighting over oil terminals

Libya has declared force majeure at the Ras Lanuf oil terminal

Libya declares force majeure at two oil terminals Subscription Required

15 December 2014 | By Wil Crisp

Battle continues between rival parliaments

El-Sharara oil field in Libya

Air strikes near Libya’s biggest oil ports Subscription Required

15 December 2014 | By Wil Crisp

Forces affiliated with Libya’s elected government carried out air strikes near the country’s biggest oil terminals on 13 December as the struggle to control the country’s oil escalated.

Libyan prime minister Abdulla al-Thinni

Libya’s government takes action to keep control of oil revenues Subscription Required

14 December 2014 | By Wil Crisp

Prime Minister says funds will bypass Tripoli

 given the rising volumes of passengers travelling on the Dubai Metro, the region is beginning to establish a track record that lenders and bankers could use to predict whether project finance debts can be repaid

The Middle East in 2030

10 December 2014 | By Richard Thompson

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Head of US Africa Command, General David Rodriguez

Isis-aligned fighters are being trained in Libya Subscription Required

4 December 2014 | By Wil Crisp

US general says camps are being closely monitored

Libya to reopen its Nafoura oil field

Libya to reopen its Nafoura oil field Subscription Required

26 November 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

Asset was shut down due to protesters demanding jobs

Oil tanker in Libya

Libya issues warning on rebel oil sales Subscription Required

17 November 2014 | By Wil Crisp

National Oil Corporation tells customers that oil deals with other entities are illegal

Omar al-Hassi, prime minister of the Libya's unelected parliament, the General National Congress

Rebel prime minister calls for elections in Libya Subscription Required

4 November 2014 | By Wil Crisp

Demand comes as fighting escalates in Libya’s east

Egypt and Sudan have agreed to support Libya's military as the nation’s parliament struggles to retake control of the country’s two biggest cities

Egypt and Sudan agree to support Libya’s military Subscription Required

21 October 2014 | By Wil Crisp

About 65 have died so far in battle to take control of Benghazi


Saudi oil production and brent crude price

Riyadh in strong position ahead of Opec meeting Subscription Required

18 November 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

Saudi Arabia showing no signs of cutting oil production despite falling prices


Oil price erosion forms cracks between Opec members

Oil price erosion forms cracks between Opec members

23 October 2014 | By Mark Watts

Prospect of lower prices ahead triggers call for action from group’s fragile economies


Political rivalry threatens Libya’s oil recovery Subscription Required

25 September 2014 | By Wil Crisp

A tale of two parliaments

The Pentagon in the US

UAE cuts out the middle man in Libya Subscription Required

28 August 2014 | By Wil Crisp

By bombing Libya, the UAE and Egypt open the door to backlash from both allies and enemies


Recovery in Libyan oil exports Subscription Required

21 August 2014 | By Wil Crisp

The country is further than ever from being able to form a unified military force to resist the militias


Libyan rebels end oil port blockade Subscription Required

3 July 2014 | By Wil Crisp

Oil crisis seems to be at an end, but further disruption is likely and could see blockades return

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