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UNSMIL warns against possible escalation as LNA moved on Jadran-BDB forces

The United Nations Special Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) warned against the possible escalation of manoeuvres into clashes as the Khalifa Hafter-controlled Libyan National Army (LNA) made a pre-emptive move on what the LNA described as Jadran-Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) forces.

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Libya’s Sharara oilfield to reopen after protesters agree with government

The Fezzan rage Movement protesters agreed with the Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj on Wednesday to immediately reopen the largest oil field in the country, Sharara, after Al-Sirraj had paid them a visit and promised to materialize their demands. 

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Haftar’s forces attack a town near Libya’s Misrata

Khalifa Haftar’s self-styled army forces attacked Wednesday Saddada Castle between Misrata and Bani Walid, claiming control of the area after brief clashes with forces inside the castle under the command of the former chief of Petroleum Facilities Guard, Ibrahim Jadran and Benghazi Defense Brigades.

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UNSMIL condemns violence in south Libya while recognizing legitimate grievances

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expressed its strong condemnation of Sunday’s consecutive, but unrelated, attacks against civilians and facilities in the South of Libya.

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Libya: NOC Calls on Militias to Withdraw from El Sharara Oilfield

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) demanded that the armed militia, claiming attachment to the local Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG), immediately and without any condition withdraw from El Sharara oilfield.

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Libya Declares Force Majeure at Oil Field After Protesters Shut Down Production

The Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC) has declared force majeure after a group of local protesters “occupied” the country’s largest oil field Sharara and forced production to shut down, the company said in a statement on Monday.

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Libya’s oil crescent region is bracing for new armed conflict

The former chief of the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) Ibrahim Jodran and Moamar Gaddafi’s tribal loyalists as well as Chadian rebels have been teaming up for a new alliance to carry out a military operation to control not only the oil crescent region but also many more areas in the …

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