Tunisia has completed a 200-km (125 mile) barrier along its frontier with Libya to try to keep out Islamist militants, and will soon install electronic monitoring systems, Defence Minister Farhat Hachani said on Saturday.
A month after it was agreed in Morocco, a UN-backed plan for a united Libyan government is struggling to take off.
Efforts to push the hard-fought compromise through show the enduring regional rivalries and pow
The drop in Libya's oil production in recent years as a result of unrest has resulted in $68 billion in lost revenue, National Oil Corp Chairman Mustafa Sanallah said on Monday.
The country's oil production was currently a
Libya's crude oil production remains under 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) after militant attacks on oil facilities last week, the Tripoli-based National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Tuesday.
Oil output has
At least 65 people were killed on Thursday when one of Libya's worst truck bombs in years exploded at a police training centre in the town of Zliten, local officials and hospital sources said.
No group immediately claimed the
Islamic State militants clashed with security forces near Libya's Es Sider oil export terminal on Monday killing two guards, while an oil storage tank at nearby Ras Lanuf was set on fire during fighting there, witnesses and a guard said.
The state oil company of Libya's eastern government has signed a deal to sell 2 million barrels of crude to Egypt, a spokesman said, boosting its efforts to win exports even as most trading companies prefer to deal with the rival western gov
Commodities trader Glencore said it recognises Libya's Tripoli-based National Oil Corp (NOC) as the sole legal marketer of the country's oil, after securing an export deal earlier this year with the state-run company.
Libya has declared a force majeure at its Zueitina oil port after forces there closed the terminal as part of a wider dispute between the country's two rival governments, an NOC spokesman in Tripoli confirmed.