Libya's government has reached a deal with an armed brigade controlling the Ras Lanuf and Es Sider oil ports to end a blockade and restart exports from the major terminals shut down since December 2014, officials said.
Rebels occupying major oil ports in eastern Libya said on Wednesday they would not deal with new Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeq, a stance that could threaten efforts to reopen the terminals in the OPEC producer.
Libyan rebels occupying key eastern oil ports have reached an agreement with the government to reopen two of the terminals, a rebel spokesman and a local television channel said.
Both the government and the rebels have said over t
Force should be used to reopen Libya's oil ports which were seized by a group demanding greater autonomy for the country's eastern part, Libya's oil minister said on Saturday.
A mix of militias, tribesmen and political
Libya's oil security force expects an eastern autonomy movement to reopen seized export ports this weekend as promised, the force's commander said on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, leaders of a tribal autonomy movement blocking th