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Libya returns fuel tanker to rival government

Libya's recognised government has released a tanker forced to dock at a port under its control after originally banning it from delivering fuel to its rival administration, a port official said.   War planes

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8 killed as gunmen storm Tripoli hotel

At least eight people, including five foreigners, were killed when gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Tuesday, a local security official said. It was not immediately clear who staged the attack, but the

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Libya producing 363,000 bpd of oil: rival minister

Oil output from Libya, where ports and oilfields have been shut due to fighting, has fallen to 363,000 barrels a day (bpd) with exports at about 200,000, the oil minister appointed by forces in control of the capital Tripoli told Reuters

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Oil embargo among EU options to press for peace in Libya

An oil embargo is one tactic the European Union (EU) could use to press for a solution to the crisis in Libya, according to a discussion paper drawn up by the EU's diplomatic service. &nbs

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Libya's factions agree to new talks in Geneva

Libya's factions have agreed to a new round of UN-backed negotiations to attempt to end the conflict destabilising the North African country three years after its civil war ousted Muammar Gaddafi. The meeting, announced after

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Libyan warplane bombs Greek-operated oil tanker at port

A Libyan warplane from forces loyal to the internationally recognised government bombed a Greek-operated oil tanker anchored off the coast, killing two crewmen in an escalation of hostilities between factions vyi

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Turkish Airlines suspends Libya flights amid security concerns

Turkish Airlines, the last foreign airline operating in Libya, said on Tuesday it was suspending all flights to the north African country over concerns about worsening security. Turkey's flag carrier suspended all Misrata flights on

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Libyan warplane bombs Greek-operated oil tanker

A Libyan warplane from forces loyal to the internationally recognized government bombed a Greek-operated oil tanker anchored offshore, killing two crewmen in an escalation of a battle between the country's rival factions. The

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Desperate Egyptians risk all in perilous Libya

Facing grim economic prospects at home, desperate young Egyptians are seeking jobs in Libya - a country sliding into lawlessness where armed groups battle for control and dozens of their compatriots have been kidnapped. Tackling u

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Desperate Egyptians risk all in perilous Libya

Facing grim economic prospects at home, desperate young Egyptians are seeking jobs in Libya - a country sliding into lawlessness where armed groups battle for control and dozens of their compatriots have been kidnapped. Tackling u

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