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News Libya: Nigeria, Libya Likely to Attend OPEC-Led Panel; Saudi May Not - Sources

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2017/09/19/business/19reuters-opec-meeting.html
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

LONDON — Nigeria's oil minister and the head of Libya's state oil company are likely to attend a joint meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC nations on Friday, two OPEC sources said, to discuss the progress of their deal to limit output. Both countries are ...

News Libya: Italian parliamentary commission to support Libyan forces against terrorism - Xinhua

News channel or source: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-09/20/c_136623951.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 20 September 2017

Italian parliamentary commission to support Libyan forces against terrorismXinhuaTRIPOLI, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The head of an Italian parliamentary commission on Tuesday visited Libya's eastern-based government in Tobruk to support its fight against terrorism. Despite a United Nations (UN)-sponsored peace agreement, Libya remains ...and more »

News Libya: In Libya, Islamic State Seeks Revival in Gateway to Europe

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-libya-isis-seeks-revival-in-gateway-to-europe-1505678113
Publication date: Sunday 17 September 2017

Islamic State has formed a number of clandestine cells in Libya a year after losing its main stronghold in the chaotic North African country, part of the militant group’s efforts to regroup on Europe’s doorstep. The small cells, comprising up to ...

News Libya: Tripoli, UN mission discuss return of Libyan refugees - Xinhua

News channel or source: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-09/20/c_136623934.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 20 September 2017

Tripoli, UN mission discuss return of Libyan refugeesXinhuaTRIPOLI, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Libya's UN-backed deputy prime minister on Tuesday discussed with UN mission deputy head the state of refugees in the capital Tripoli. Residents of the city of Tawergha have been internally displaced after they fled their ...and more »

News Libya: Fuel shortage in Libya capital after fighters close pipeline

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/fuel-shortage-in-libya-capital-after-fighters-close-pipeline/ar-AAsdLlv
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Libyans queued in long lines outside petrol stations in the capital Tripoli on Tuesday after fighters forced the closure of a fuel pipeline to the city. On Monday, "an armed militia trespassed (at) Zawiya Oil Storage Depot and forced the workers (in) the ...

News Libya: UN seeks to rally foreign backing for new Libyan peace plan - TODAYonline

News channel or source: http://m.todayonline.com/world/un-seeks-rally-foreign-backing-new-libyan-peace-plan
Publication date: Wednesday 20 September 2017

TODAYonlineUN seeks to rally foreign backing for new Libyan peace planTODAYonlineThe U.N.-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) set up under the December 2015 deal has never fully established itself in Tripoli, leaving Libya with three competing governments aligned with rival armed alliances. Hamstrung by internal splits in ...

News Libya: Nigeria, Libya set to attend OPEC, non-OPEC panel meeting: source

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-opec-meeting/nigeria-libya-set-to-attend-opec-non-opec-panel-meeting-source-idUSKCN1BU1QT
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

LONDON (Reuters) - Nigeria’s oil minister and the head of Libya’s state oil company are set to attend a joint meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC nations on Friday, an OPEC source said, to discuss the progress of their deal to limit output. Both ...

News Libya: Abu Dhabi exports counter-guerrilla materiel - Intelligence Online (subscription)

News channel or source: https://www.intelligenceonline.com/government-intelligence/2017/09/20/abu-dhabi-exports-counter-guerrilla-materiel,108262286-EVE
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Intelligence Online (subscription)Abu Dhabi exports counter-guerrilla materielIntelligence Online (subscription)Thanks to the know-how it has acquired on the advice of Western consultants in recent years, the UAE has already deployed material in Libya that it adapted and integrated locally for its own use, including air-to-ground combat aircraft that are ...

News Libya: What to Expect from Libya’s Crude Oil Production in September

News channel or source: http://marketrealist.com/2017/09/expect-libyas-crude-oil-production-september/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Libya is an OPEC member. The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration) estimates that Libya’s crude oil production fell by 145,000 bpd (barrels per day) to 860,000 bpd in August 2017—compared to the previous month. Production fell 14.4% month ...

News Libya: Egypt to Help Libyan Military Rebuild As Civil War Dies Down - Sputnik International

News channel or source: https://sputniknews.com/africa/201709201057539179-egypt-assists-libyan-military-rebuild/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Sputnik InternationalEgypt to Help Libyan Military Rebuild As Civil War Dies DownSputnik International"The Libyan military delegation discussed with the Egyptian committee all stages of the crisis faced by the military institution in Libya throughout the past seven years," al-Rifai went on to say, referring to the civil war that began in 2011 when a ...and more »

News Libya: Europe's pushback against migrants enters new phase — with Libya's help

News channel or source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/italy-migrant-crisis-europe-1.4294155
Publication date: Sunday 17 September 2017

Beneath an imposing highway that links Italy with France, a transient slum stands like a border between hope and despair. The rocky terrain along the Roya River in the Italian village of Ventimiglia has long acted as a transit stop for asylum seekers ...

News Libya: Ras Jedir border crossing remains closed - Libya Herald

News channel or source: https://www.libyaherald.com/2017/09/20/ras-jedir-border-crossing-fremainslibya-closed/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Libya HeraldRas Jedir border crossing remains closedLibya HeraldThe crossing was shut by the Libyan side after protestors in the nearby Tunisian town of Ben Guerdane stopped Libyan-registered vehicles moving in either direction – into Tunisia or back to Libya. They did so, allegedly, because of the Libyan customs ...

News Libya: Report: 500 Islamic State Jihadis Fueling Resurgence on Europe’s Doorstep, Libya

News channel or source: http://www.breitbart.com/middle-east/2017/09/18/report-500-islamic-state-jihadis-fueling-groups-resurgence-on-europes-doorstep-libya/
Publication date: onday 18 September 2017

Chaos-ridden Libya is experiencing an Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) resurgence that is posing a clear and present danger to Europe while the jihadist group’s so-called caliphate continues to dwindle in Iraq and Syria, primarily at the hands of the U.S-led ...

News Libya: Serraj meets Austrian president at UN in New York - Libya Herald

News channel or source: https://www.libyaherald.com/2017/09/19/serraj-meets-austrian-president-at-un-in-new-york/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Libya HeraldSerraj meets Austrian president at UN in New YorkLibya HeraldAustria might not top the list of countries with an interest in Libya but today its president had talks with Presidency Council head Faiez Serraj on the edge of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. Alexander van der Bellen was following up on a ...

News Libya: Libya Stops 1,000 Migrants Crossing Mediterranean In One Day

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/18092017-libya-stops-1000-migrants-crossing-mediterranean-in-one-day/
Publication date: Sunday 17 September 2017

More than 1,000 migrants were intercepted by Libyan coastguard vessels during an intensive day of operations west of the capital Tripoli on Saturday, a spokesman said. Some 1,074 migrants attempting to cross early on Saturday were stopped by coastguards ...

News Libya: UNSMIL again insists UN troops coming only to guard its premises - Libya Herald

News channel or source: https://www.libyaherald.com/2017/09/19/unsmil-again-insists-un-troops-coming-only-to-guard-its-premises/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

UNSMIL again insists UN troops coming only to guard its premisesLibya HeraldUN troops will be guarding UNSMIL's premises in Tripoli but the organisation has insisted that their duties will involve purely security. An UNSMIL spokesman was responding to continuing media reports that there were to be up to 200 “Blue Berets” in Libya.

News Libya: Rival Libya govt seeks international recognition

News channel or source: http://www.enca.com/africa/rival-libya-govt-seeks-international-recognition
Publication date: Sunday 17 September 2017

BENGHAZI, Libya - The head of Libya's rival government in the east called Sunday on the international community to recognise his administration which he said controls most of the North African country. Libya, which plunged into chaos after the ouster and ...

News Libya: Chip off the old block: Trump's threats at UNGA echo those of his predecessors - Newsline

News channel or source: https://newsline.com/chip-off-the-old-block-trumps-threats-at-unga-echo-those-of-his-predecessors/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

NewslineChip off the old block: Trump's threats at UNGA echo those of his predecessorsNewslineHowever, Libya plunged into chaos for years to come, as rival tribes and factions fought each other and terrorists gained foothold. In 2016, Obama called the failure to plan for the aftermath of Gaddafi's removal in Libya the biggest mistake of his ...and more »

News Libya: Libya’s Oil Recovery Over a Barrel

News channel or source: http://www.realclearworld.com/articles/2017/09/17/libyas_oil_recovery_over_a_barrel_112549.html
Publication date: Saturday 16 September 2017

A recent series of militant attacks that forced the closure of three of Libya’s key oil fields represents the latest blow to the North African nation’s efforts to revive its energy sector while reigning in the chronic instability that has plagued the ...

News Libya: Gunmen shut down fuel pipeline in western Libya - Xinhua

News channel or source: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-09/20/c_136622173.htm
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Gunmen shut down fuel pipeline in western LibyaXinhuaTRIPOLI, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Unidentified gunmen shut down a fuel pipeline in the western Libyan city of Zawiya that feeds the capital Tripoli, the national oil corporation said on Tuesday. "An armed group entered the refinery in Zawiya and forced ...