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.
The United States calls for the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of armed elements from the Sharara oil field region in Libya, US State Department Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino said in a press release.
A militia takeover of one of Libya’s largest oil fields has halted production for more than a week, the state-owned National Oil Corporation said Tuesday.
Moscow is showing renewed interest in Libya, perhaps piqued by the question of whether the country could end up with another Gadhafi in charge.
The Head of the Presidential Council (PC) Fayez Al-Sirraj issued an ordinance on Tuesday allocating a billion dinars for development projects in southern Libya, the media office of Al-Sirraj reported. The statement says that the billion dinars will be extracted from the fees on dollar purchases’ revenue of 2018.
Libyan Presidential election candidate, Aref Nayed, said that the international community should use the UN Charter’s Chapter VII powers to hold Libyan elections and that he would use force to confront Libya’s militias.
Attorney General Office issues arrest warrants against individuals involved in closure of oil fields
The Attorney General’s Office in Tripoli issued two arrest warrants against two people on charges of inciting the closure of El-Feel and Sharara oil fields in the south-West of the country.
A group of Libyan men were subjected to systematic abuse, curfews, and wrongful imprisonment, and threatened with deportation, as a result of years of secret collusion between Britain’s security and intelligence agencies – MI5 and MI6 – and the former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, the High Court in London heard …
The spokesman for the Municipal Council of Kufra Abdullah Sulaiman confirmed the release of the men abducted from the city by an armed group without paying any ransom.
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.