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Eastern Libyan force says it killed senior al Qaeda operative

18 Jan 2019

BENGHAZI, Libya Eastern Libyan forces said on Friday they had killed a senior al Qaeda figure in southern Libya, during an operation to secure oil and gas assets and fight militants in the lawless south.

East Libyan forces heading south to secure oil sites

16 Jan 2019

BENGHAZI, Libya Eastern forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have launched a military operation in southern Libya to secure oil and gas facilities and fight extremists, a spokesman said on Tuesday, a move that may alarm the authorities in Tripoli in the west.

East Libyan forces heading south to secure oil sites

15 Jan 2019

BENGHAZI, Libya, Jan 15 Eastern forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have launched a military operation in southern Libya to secure oil and gas facilities and fight extremists, a spokesman said on Tuesday, a move that may alarm the authorities in Tripoli in the west.

Libya should hold elections even if draft constitution rejected-parliament chief

14 Jan 2019

QUBBA, Libya Libya should press ahead with national elections even if voters reject a draft constitution in a planned referendum, the head of the country's internationally recognised parliament said.

UPDATE 1-Libya plans to more than double oil output to 2.1 million bpd - NOC

06 Jan 2019

BENGHAZI, Libya, Jan 6 Libya aims to more than double its oil production to 2.1 million barrels per day (bpd) by 2021 provided security and stability are strengthened in the conflict-stricken country, the chairman of state oil company NOC said on Sunday in Benghazi.

Armed Chadian group attacks forces loyal to Haftar in southern Libya

27 Dec 2018

BENGHAZI A Chadian armed group attacked a military camp of forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar in southern Libya on Thursday, killing one fighter, a local official and a spokesman for Haftar said.

Armed Chadian group attacks forces loyal to Haftar in southern Libya

27 Dec 2018

BENGHAZI, Dec 27 A Chadian armed group attacked a military camp of forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar in southern Libya on Thursday, killing one and injuring 13 others, a local official said.

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

21 Dec 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.

UPDATE 1-Libyan state oil firm keeps El Sharara oilfield closed, rejects paying off protesters

21 Dec 2018

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya, Dec 20 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

20 Dec 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.

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Taliban attack on Afghan security base kills over 100

A Taliban attack in central Afghanistan on Monday killed scores of security personnel, officials said, with some estimates putting the death toll at more than 100, amid government silence about one of the most deadly insurgent attacks in months.