Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Monday it had asked the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli to withdraw a resolution that seeks to allocate powers over the oil sector.
Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Sunday that it had identified “illegal” efforts to sell crude oil without its approval and warned potential buyers not to enter into such contracts.
A delegation of Libyan tribal leaders and women leaders has called on the UN to take a balanced approach to the Libyan peace process, Inter Press Service reported.
The Ambassadors of China, France, Russia, UK, US, and Northern Ireland said that the attacks on the Libyan oil crescent region and the oil ports threaten the security and stability of the country.
The UN Human Rights Council today told the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to gather information on human rights abuses in Libya so as to be able to initiate proceedings against those responsible.
After the fall of Libya’s President Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, several actors – political and military – have been competing with one another for power and hegemony in Libya.
A quartet of international groups says it supports efforts by Libya’s unity government to assert control over Tripoli after days of fighting with rival militias.
Khalifa Haftar’s east Libyan forces have claimed capture of the final holdout of hardline armed forces in the southwest of Benghazi, ending weeks of resistance by fighters camped in a group of tower blocks.
“I wish you people had found water. Water makes men work. Oil makes men dream,” remarked King Idris of Libya when black gold was discovered in Libya in the 1950s. Today, the former ruler’s prophetic words seem to have come true. In al-Sidra, Libya’s largest oil terminal, which is located …
Rivals battling in Libya’s eastern oil region have reportedly carried out summary executions, torture and other violations, the UN said Tuesday, as a military strongman launched a fresh assault in the area.