Libya

Protests in Libya, Hurricane Ida support oil rally

Oil prices rebounded early on Wednesday, rising by more than 1 percent, as nearly 80 percent of the total crude oil production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico remains shut-in more than a week after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana

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Cheap and combat-tested: the growing market for Turkish drones

After several successive and well-publicized victories over numerous battlefields last year, Turkey’s locally-built Bayraktar TB2 armed drones have gained several new export customers in 2021, with Ankara even exporting its drones to Europe for the first time

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At least 23 migrants drown in shipwreck off Tunisia

At least 23 migrants from Africa drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean from Libya to Italy, and 70 were rescued, the Tunisian Red Crescent humanitarian organisation said on Tuesday. More than 120 …

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Is the US Repeating Old Mistakes in Libya?

During a session of the Libyan parliament in the eastern city of Tobruk on March 15, newly appointed Prime Minister Abdulhamid Al Dbaiba and members of the incumbent presidential council led by Mohamed Al Manfi took a constitutional …

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Libyan parliament gives confidence to new gov't

Libya's new Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh on Wednesday described the parliament's vote of confidence to his interim government as a "historical moment" and pledged to end war in his country, Anadolu agency reports. …

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Putin and Erdogan discuss Karabakh, Libya and Syria

Issues of the establishment of a Russian-Turkish ceasefire control center in Nagorno-Karabakh were among the topics discussed by Russian and Turkish Presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, over the phone, the Kremlin press service …

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Covid-19 raises concerns about oil demand

U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures were trading sharply lower on Monday, following through to the downside after posting its first loss in three last weeks

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