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Ahmed Elumami

U.N. to hold Libya conference in April to avoid military showdown

20 Mar 2019

TRIPOLI/TUNIS The United Nations will hold a conference inside Libya in April to discuss elections as a way out of the country's eight-year-long conflict, a U.N. envoy said on Wednesday, although it remains to be seen whether powerful factions will attend.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-How Iran fuel oil exports beat U.S. sanctions in tanker odyssey to Asia

20 Mar 2019

* Supertanker shipped fuel oil under forged Iraqi papers -sources

Exclusive: How Iran fuel oil exports beat U.S. sanctions in tanker odyssey to Asia

20 Mar 2019

SINGAPORE/BAGHDAD/TRIPOLI At least two tankers have ferried Iranian fuel oil to Asia in recent months despite U.S. sanctions against such shipments, according to a Reuters analysis of ship-tracking data and port information, as well as interviews with brokers and traders.

UAE to host Libyan meeting to try reopen El Sharara oilfield: diplomats

25 Feb 2019

TUNIS/TRIPOLI The United Arab Emirates is bringing together players in Libya's conflict and the state oil firm to try to reopen the El Sharara oilfield, the North African country's biggest, diplomats and other sources said on Monday.

UAE to host Libyan meeting to try reopen El Sharara oilfield: diplomats

25 Feb 2019

TUNIS/TRIPOLI The United Arab Emirates is bringing together players in Libya's conflict and the state oil firm to try to reopen the El Sharara oilfield, the North African country's biggest, diplomats and other sources said on Monday.

UPDATE 1-UAE to host Libyan meeting to try reopen El Sharara oilfield -diplomats

25 Feb 2019

TUNIS/TRIPOLI, Feb 25 The United Arab Emirates is bringing together players in Libya's conflict and the state oil firm to try to reopen the El Sharara oilfield, the North African country's biggest, diplomats and other sources said on Monday.

Libyan El Sharara oilfield remains closed as armed men still there - NOC

25 Feb 2019

TRIPOLI Libya's El Sharara oilfield, the country's biggest, remains closed because an armed group is still there, the chairman of state oil firm NOC said on Sunday.

Eritrean refugees flown to Niger from Tripoli - U.N.

14 Feb 2019

TRIPOLI A group of 159 Eritrean refugees were flown on Wednesday from the Libyan capital Tripoli to Niger for resettlement, the United Nations said.

Almost 500 migrants brought back to Libya after foiled attempts to reach Italy

22 Jan 2019

TRIPOLI/GENEVA The United Nations criticised European countries on Tuesday for not allowing migrants to disembark at safe ports, as Libya's coastguard said almost 500 migrants trying to reach Italy by inflatables had been brought back to the North African country.

Death toll in militia clashes in Libya’s capital rises to 10

17 Jan 2019

TRIPOLI The death toll from clashes between rival militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli has risen to 10 killed and 41 wounded, the health ministry said on Thursday.

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