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Inside Libya: The war for oil

“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 …

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Benghazi Defense Brigades says Egypt gave Haftar a hand to recapture oil ports

Benghazi Defense Brigades (BDB) has issued a statement reassuring that it is still holding firm onto the positions it has seized in the vicinity of the area it has located itself at after handing over the oil terminals to the Petroleum Facilities Guard of the UN-proposed government and after it …

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PC wins shaky Tripoli ceasefire while Ghwell reported injured in Rixos attack

The Presidency Council has tonight brokered a fragile ceasefire in Tripoli while claims emerge that National Salvation Government leader Khalifa Ghwell was injured in the fighting that ousted him from his Rixos complex HQ. Sources say he has been taken to Misrata for treatment.

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