A deal to lift an armed blockade of Libyan oil ports and restart exports could be possible within two weeks, after talks with the government advanced on key demands, a senior leader of the protest movement said.
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal lost a London court battle on Wednesday when a judge ordered that he should pay a $10-million commission linked to the sale of a luxurious private jet to former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
The judge hearing a lawsuit against billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, connected to the sale of a private jet to Libya's Muammar Gaddafi, has said that it would be better for the parties to settle the case out of court.
The secretive sale of a private jet to Libya's Muammar Gaddafi by billionaire Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal came under scrutiny on Wednesday in a London courtroom, where a businesswoman who says she brokere
Libya plans to move the headquarters of its state oil firm to Benghazi, the city that started the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi and now wants greater influence, if a plan to restructure the corporation is approved by the national assembly.
Gunmen surrounded Libya's foreign ministry on Sunday to push demands that officials who had worked for deposed dictator Muammar Gaddafi's regime be banned from senior positions in the new administration.
At least 20 pick-u
Oman has granted asylum to some members of Muammar Gaddafi's family, two of whom are wanted by Interpol, an Omani official said on Monday, but Libya said it was too early to talk about any possible extradition requests.
Crowds of joyful Libyans, some with tears in their eyes, parted with the legacy of Muammar Gaddafi's dictatorship on Saturday as they voted in the first free national election in 60 years.
But in the eastern city of Benghazi, cradle of
Libya's former top oil industry official, Shokri Ghanem, has been found floating dead in the River Danube in Austria, police said on Sunday.
Ghanem, 69, had been chairman of Libya's state-owned National Oil Corporation (NOC) before defecti