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News Libya: Networks of profiteers run rampant in Libya. Can they be stopped?

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/04/23/libyas-war-economy-is-flourishing-can-it-be-stopped/
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

For too long, the economic drivers of Libya’s conflict have received insufficient attention. But this may be about to change. Ghassan Salamé, the U.N. special envoy to Libya, has his sights set on targeting Libya’s “economy of predation.”

News Libya: Deported to Libya, Ex-Gitmo Detainees Vanish. Will Others Meet a Similar Fate?

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/23/us/politics/guantanamo-detainees-repatriation-libya.html
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

WASHINGTON — In President Barack Obama’s drive to close the Guantánamo prison, his administration struck deals with about three dozen nations to take in lower-risk detainees from dangerous countries. Resettling them in stable places would increase the ...

News Libya: Libya examines Total-Marathon purchase, casting doubt on deal: sources

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-oil-waha/libya-examines-total-marathon-purchase-casting-doubt-on-deal-sources-idUSKBN1HU12Y
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

TUNIS/LONDON (Reuters) - Libya is considering whether to intervene in a $450 million deal that French major Total (TOTF.PA) announced last month to buy a Marathon Oil (MRO.N) stake in the country’s Waha concessions, several sources familiar with the ...

News Libya: Repairs on Libya's Waha Oil pipeline to take 'a few days': NOC

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-oil/repairs-on-libyas-waha-oil-pipeline-to-take-a-few-days-noc-idUSKBN1HT08T
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Repairs to a pipeline operated by Libya’s Waha Oil Co that was damaged by fire due to an attack are expected to take “a few days”, National Oil Corp said on Sunday. NOC said the expected loss of production would be 80,000 ...

News Libya: Libya Says It's Yet to Approve Total's Deal for Marathon Assets

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-23/libya-says-it-s-yet-to-approve-total-s-deal-for-marathon-assets
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

French oil giant Total SA said last month it had acquired Marathon Oil Corp.’s assets in Libya in a $450 million deal. Not so fast, says the country’s state energy company. Libya’s National Oil Corp. hasn’t yet approved the transaction and is ...

News Libya: African migrants rescued off the coast of Libya

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/watch/african-migrants-rescued-off-the-coast-of-libya/vi-AAwf3Rz
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

A rescue operation takes place off the coast of Zliten in east Libya, where 180 migrants have been rescued from two boats, according to navy spokesman General Ayoub Kacem. Zliten is about 170 kilometres (100 miles) east of Tripoli.

News Libya: ISIS, al-Qaida ‘regrouping’ in Libya, what’s US strategy? Congress asks

News channel or source: https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/04/23/isis-al-qaida-regrouping-in-libya-whats-us-strategy-congress-asks/
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Libyan troops sit on an armored personnel carrier during a demonstration calling on the international community to arm the Libyan army in August 2015. Congressional committee members want to know what the Trump administration plans to do as ISIS and al ...

News Libya: 2 killed in clashes between army, tribal gunmen in Libya

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-04/24/c_137131947.htm
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

TRIPOLI, April 23 (Xinhua) -- Clashes between an army unit and tribal gunmen in the southern Libyan city of Sabha on Monday killed two people and wounded five others, a medical source said. "The center on Monday has received two dead bodies and five ...

News Libya: Libya eyes move in Total-Marathon deal: Reuters

News channel or source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/libya-eyes-move-in-total-marathon-deal-reuters-2018-04-23
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

--Libya is looking into various intervention options in a deal announced last month for Total to buy Marathon Oil's stake in Libya's Waha concessions, Reuters reports, citing unnamed sources. --The options include pushing for improved terms and having the ...

News Libya: LIBYA' NATIONAL OIL CORP IS "DISCUSSING ARRANGEMENTS" OVER MARATHON...

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/libyaNews/idAFMT1ALTL8N1S01SI1
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

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