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East Libya oil terminals largely undamaged after fighting

A broken-down truck and a tank lie by the side of the road in the sand, and overturned boxes are strewn across the floor of a firefighting station but otherwise, Libya’s coastal Oil Crescent appears much as it did before a string of battles saw the eastern-based Libyan National Army …

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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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