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Crude exports at Libya's Zawiya terminal was halted on Tuesday, after an attack in which four workers were kidnapped, prompting a decrease in production.

A UN envoy warned that a "handful" of Libyans were attempting to prevent elections being held in the country later this year.

Libya to reopen key southern oilfield

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Libya to reopen key southern oilfield

Production stopped at al-Fil due to a strike by the local branch of the Petroleum Facilities Guard, which demanded higher salaries.

Libya resumes oil exports from eastern terminals following clashes

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Libya resumes oil exports from eastern terminals following clashes

The internationally recognised National Oil Company said production and export levels would return to 'normal levels' within hours.

EU parliament head in Libya urges trafficker 'blacklist'

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EU parliament head in Libya urges trafficker 'blacklist'

As the EU grapples with the issue of migration from Africa and the Middle East, European Parliament chief in Libya called for a 'blacklist' of ...

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ICC issues second arrest warrant for Libyan militia chief

Libyan militia chief Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf Al-Werfalli is wanted by the International Criminal Court over the cold-blooded killings of 10 prisoners.

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Libya oil output faces cuts as Haftar seizes ports

Libya's economy relies heavily on oil, with production at 1.6 million barrels per day under former dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

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Libya's Haftar announces 'liberation' of Derna

The military strongman announced the capture of Derna, the only part of eastern Libya which was outside his forces' control.

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Armed men attack Libya deputy prime minister's residence

A group of unidentified armed men have attacked a deputy prime minister of Libya, after her expressed support for the eastern authority's claim ...

Libya government warns oil exports by rival administration 'illegal'

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Libya government warns oil exports by rival administration 'illegal'

The country's National Oil Corporation warned any purchase contracts signed with the eastern administration would not be honoured.

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Haftar hands oil ports to unrecognised eastern authority

Khalifa Haftar announced Libya's oil crescent is now under control of the administration based in the east of the country.

<em>Haftar</em> forces announce capture of two oil exports

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Haftar forces announce capture of two oil exports

Haftar announced a new offensive to "crush the enemy" moments before forces declared two key oil export terminals recaptured.

Libya oil chief calls for militias to withdraw

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Libya oil chief calls for militias to withdraw

The head of Libya's state oil company on Saturday called on militias who have launched an offensive in the country's 'oil crescent' region to ...

Haftar's jets strike rival militia targeting Libya oil terminals

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Haftar's jets strike rival militia targeting Libya oil terminals

The attack on the oil facilities comes after feuding Libyan leaders, including Haftar, agreed to try to hold elections this December in ...

<em>Haftar</em> forces close to taking final eastern Libya city

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Haftar forces close to taking final eastern Libya city

Forces loyal to Libya's septuagenarian renegade general are close to taking over the eastern city of Derna.

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Key Libya oil port closes following fresh militia clashes

A Libyan oil port has been forced to halt exports, following clashes between fighters loyal to renegade general Khalifa Haftar and rival militias.

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Casualties as twin suicide attack hits eastern Libya

Two suicide bombers hit forces loyal to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar who is leading an offensive against jihadists in an eastern ...

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Haftar forces make gains in Libya's Derna

Haftar forces promise the "imminent liberation" of militia-held Derna.

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Libya: Haftar forces arrest rival commander in Derna

Forces loyal to Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar have arrested rival senior military official in the eastern city of Derna, ...

UN Security Council backs Libya elections, without specifying date

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UN Security Council backs Libya elections, without specifying date

A French-backed plan for general elections in Libya was backed by the UN Security Council on Wednesday.

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Libya 'wants to expand economic, development cooperation' with US

Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) said it wanted to expand economic and development cooperation with Washington.

<em>Haftar</em> assault on Libya's Derna intensifying, UN warns

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Haftar assault on Libya's Derna intensifying, UN warns

Libyan rogue general Khalifa Haftar has waged a war against militants holed up in Derna, with tens of thousands of civilians trapped ...

Rival Libya leaders 'agree to hold elections this year'

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Rival Libya leaders 'agree to hold elections this year'

Rival Libyan leaders vying for influence in the war-scarred country have agreed to hold elections later this year, an advisor to the UN-backed ...

Paris Summit hopes to secure Libya elections this year

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Paris Summit hopes to secure Libya elections this year

Libya's rival leaders are set to meet in Paris to discuss the country's political roadmap in an international conference.

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