Libya

Libya News Headlines

Libya covers almost 1.8 million sq km. Currently the nation is affected by civil war. Libya’s economy depends up on revenue from the oil sector, which accounts for 80 percent of GDP and 97 percent of exports. The nation holds the largest proven oil reserves in Africa.

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Libyans try to hold on a ceasefire in Tripoli

An armed brigade blocking the road in southern Tripoli (Photo: Social Media – Archive) Libyan security officials say...

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UN delegate to Libya says National Conference in next weeks

UNSMIL’s Head, Ghassan Salame The United Nations is seeking to hold a conference in l.ibya in the coming...

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About 117 illegal migrants drown off Libyan coast

More than 330 migrants rescued by Italian coast guard and other European vessels have already disembarked at Sicilian...

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Libyan journalist killed in Tripoli clashes

Mohamed Ben Khalifa A freelance journalist who contributed to The Associated Press and other news organizations was killed...

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Tunisia’s UGTT enters a strike, Libyans first affected

Tunisia’s biggest union, UGTT, started a nationwide strike Thursday affecting the country’s airports, schools and state media to...

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Qatar to pull out of OPEC by next January

The OPEC logo is seen outside the group’s headquarters in Vienna. Qatar announced on Monday it would withdraw...

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Angry protesters storm Libyan government’s headquarters

Protesters storm into GNA’s headquarters in Tripoli (Photo: Internet) Angry protesters from the families of martyrs and the...

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Libya’s oil terminals resume exports after brief closure over bad weather

A Togo-flagged tanker (Photo: Archive – Internet) Four Libyan oil export ports that were closed last week because...

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Tripoli: A city of corruption and chaos, The Guardian reports

An armed brigade blocking the road in southern Tripoli (Photo: Social Media) The Guardian has reported that seven...

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UN and the West cherish a warlord in Libya

Now as never before, democracy and freedom in Libya seem a bit far-fitched as they both have a...