Oil and gas prices may be booming across the globe, but Libya, despite an abundance of oil, is not benefiting.
The Brigade 444 of the Defence Ministry said Monday it has arrested a man it believes is involved in the killing and kidnapping of several victims that ended up in the mass graves in Tarhuna.
Parallel government Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha has called on the group blocking operations in oil fields to end their protest to allow the resumption of production and exports.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) repelled an attack by an armed group, which tried to enter Sabha via Ghadduwah area last night.
UN special adviser Stephanie Williams, has called for lifting the oil blockade, stressing the need to insulate Libya’s oil production from being weaponized for political purposes.
Libya’s state National Oil Corporation (NOC) confirmed yesterday that several locations in Zawia refinery were subjected to ‘‘varying damage’’ due to militia clashes that took place on Friday evening.
Oil facilities at the Zawiya refinery had suffered damage following armed clashes on Friday evening, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) confirmed on Saturday.
At least one fighter was killed and several injured by deadly clashes between rival militias in Libya late on Friday in urban areas of al-Zawiya, close to the outskirts of Tripoli, according to local Libyan media reports.
Libya’s Chief of General Staff Gen. Muhammad al-Haddad said they will not allow another civil war in Libya amid the ongoing disagreement between the Government of National Unity (GNU) led by PM Abdul Hamid Mohammed Dbeibah and Fathi Bashagha, who was appointed as prime minister by the House of Representatives, …
Libya’s oil industry, the lifeblood of its economy, has fallen hostage once more to a political schism, as the re-emergence of parallel administrations has forced many hydrocarbon facilities to close.