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Ayman al-Warfalli

On Libya's front lines, Sirte is focus for regional rivalries

21 Aug 2020

SIRTE, Libya In Sirte's municipal offices, walls are adorned with pictures of Khalifa Haftar, commander of the eastern-based Libyan National Army. Out in the desert, troops keep watch from behind sandbanks.

On Libya's front lines, Sirte is focus for regional rivalries

20 Aug 2020

SIRTE, Libya, Aug 20 In Sirte's municipal offices, walls are adorned with pictures of Khalifa Haftar, commander of the eastern-based Libyan National Army. Out in the desert, troops keep watch from behind sandbanks.

Stored crude, condensate could be shipped from shuttered Libyan ports

19 Aug 2020

RAS LANUF, Libya A limited reopening of Libyan oil terminals could allow the export of some crude oil and condensate stored at Es Sider, Brega, Zueitina and Hariga, but leaves a months-long blockade of the ports in place, oil engineers say.

Stored crude, condensate could be shipped from shuttered Libyan ports

19 Aug 2020

RAS LANUF, Libya, Aug 19 A limited reopening of Libyan oil terminals could allow the export of some crude oil and condensate stored at Es Sider, Brega, Zueitina and Hariga, but leaves a months-long blockade of the ports in place, oil engineers say.

Eastern Libyan lawmakers not to join Geneva talks

24 Feb 2020

GENEVA/BENGHAZI, Libya Lawmakers based in areas of eastern Libya controlled by military commander Khalifa Haftar said on Monday they would not participate for now in peace talks with politicians allied to the internationally recognised government.

Libya government, Haftar's forces dim hopes of salvaging U.N. ceasefire talks

19 Feb 2020

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya Libya's internationally recognised leader on Wednesday dashed hopes of quickly reviving U.N. ceasefire negotiations after his side withdrew, saying talk of them resuming had been overtaken by events as eastern forces continue to shell the capital.

Libya's rival factions dig in for long conflict

17 Feb 2020

CAIRO/BENGHAZI, Libya Libya's combatants are readying for a long conflict, as foreign weapons flood in, eastern factions close oil ports and rival alliances wrangle over revenues from Africa's largest petroleum reserves.

Libya's rival factions dig in for long conflict

17 Feb 2020

CAIRO/BENGHAZI, Libya Libya's combatants are readying for a long conflict, as foreign weapons flood in, tribesmen close oil ports and rival alliances wrangle over revenues from Africa's largest petroleum reserves.

UPDATE 4-Haftar's forces in Libya ban U.N. flights to embattled capital

13 Feb 2020

BENGHAZI, Libya/CAIRO, Feb 12 Eastern Libya forces will not allow the United Nations to use the only functioning airport in the capital Tripoli, a spokesman for the group that has been trying to capture the city from the internationally recognised government said on Wednesday.

Libya's Haftar makes push in western Libya

26 Jan 2020

BENGHAZI, Libya/TRIPOLI Eastern Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar sought on Sunday to open a new front by moving forces towards the city of Misrata, which is allied to the country's internationally recognised government, officials and residents said.

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