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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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Libya’s GNA airstrike kills over a dozen fighters from Haftar’s forces

A group of military vehicles of Khalifa Haftar’s forces. 13 fighters loyal to forces commanded by Khalifa Haftar...

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UN reiterates need to deesclate fighting in Libya’s Tripoli

United Nations Mission in Libya – UNSMIL. The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Saturday confirmed...

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SOS, MSF relaunch migrants’ rescue operations off Libya’s coast

Libyan coastguard threatens Spanish NGO ships as tensions rise in Mediterranean. SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders (MSF)...

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Libya’s state oil firm declares force majeure on Al-Zawiya port

Libya’s Al-Zawiya oil refinery operating in half capacity. Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) declared force majeure on crude shipments...

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Gaddafi’s last PM freed from prison in Libya’s Tripoli for health reasons

Baghdadi Al-Mahmoudi. Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi, Libya’s last prime minister under ousted dictator Moamer Gaddafi, has been released from jail...

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EU calls for freeing Libyan Parliament member kidnapped by Haftar’s forces

Member of Libyan House of Representatives Siham Sirgiwa. The Delegation of the European Union in Libya on Thursday...

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Libya’s NOC says Sharara oilfield is losing 290k bpd

A general view of the El Sharara oilfield, Libya December 3, 2014. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny/File Photo The Libyan National...

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France, Egypt, UAE to step up Tripoli offensive by airstrikes for Haftar’s forces

Fighting rages on in Tripoli. Political activist Mohamed Fouad said on Thursday that a western country had informed...

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UN mission in Libya calls for immediate release of abducted Parliament member

Siham Sirgiwa is a member of the House of Representatives in Libya. UNSMIL said Thursday it was gravely...

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US removes Turkey from F-35 fighter jet program for buying Russian S-400 system

US F-35 fighter jet. The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35...