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Haftar’s Forces Attacked By Armed Group in Oil Crescent Region

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Wednesday, the town of Ben Jawad, located near Libya’s major oil ports, was taken over by armed groups. Soldiers loyal to Libya’s eastern parliament and General Khalifa Haftar fought back with airstrikes, according to officials. Ben Jawad is about 30 kilometres west of Es …

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Libyan Economy Strengthens as Oil Production Resume

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) It has been five years since Libya’s oil industry was operating at full capacity and only recently were Libyans able to reopen the country’s major oil ports to resume oil production and exports. Before the 2011 uprising, Libya was producing around 1.6 million barrels per …

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