Libya

Libya’s largest oil field closed as turmoil intensifies

Libya’s largest oil field closed as turmoil intensifies

Tribal leaders in southern Libya shut down the county’s largest oil field, authorities said Monday, the latest closure of an oil facility amid a bitter standoff between two rival governments. Oil production at the Sharara field …

Is the world’s black gold set for another boost?

Is the world’s black gold set for another boost?

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries Plus (OPEC+) crude production fell in March for the first time in more than a year with Western sanctions hitting Russia’s oil flows, and disruptions in Kazakhstan and …

World Bank hints on new Arab Spring

World Bank hints on new Arab Spring

Soaring energy and food prices triggered by the crisis in Ukraine could exacerbate existing food security concerns in the Middle East and Africa

Intriguing month before Libya's first elections

Intriguing month before Libya's first elections

As controversy over the upcoming Libyan elections threatens to rekindle clashes between warring factions, the strategy Turkey will follow in the run-up to the vote will be of greater significance

Protests in Libya, Hurricane Ida support oil rally

Protests in Libya, Hurricane Ida support oil rally

Oil prices rebounded early on Wednesday, rising by more than 1 percent, as nearly 80 percent of the total crude oil production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico remains shut-in more than a week after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana

Gaddafi's son released from prison in Libya, left for Turkey

Gaddafi's son released from prison in Libya, left for Turkey

A son of Libya's ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi has been released from prison in the capital Tripoli, security sources said. Al-Saadi Gaddafi, 48, was freed through a decision by the Libyan Chief Prosecutor's Office and the …

Cheap and combat-tested: the growing market for Turkish drones

Cheap and combat-tested: the growing market for Turkish drones

After several successive and well-publicized victories over numerous battlefields last year, Turkey’s locally-built Bayraktar TB2 armed drones have gained several new export customers in 2021, with Ankara even exporting its drones to Europe for the first time

ISIS fighters disguised as women tried to infiltrate Iran

ISIS fighters disguised as women tried to infiltrate Iran

A group of ISIS militants (an organization banned in Russia) was detained in Iran. Terrorists tried to infiltrate Iranian territory through Khuzestan province from neighbouring Iraq. They were disguised as women, Pars Today reports. …

At least 23 migrants drown in shipwreck off Tunisia

At least 23 migrants drown in shipwreck off Tunisia

At least 23 migrants from Africa drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean from Libya to Italy, and 70 were rescued, the Tunisian Red Crescent humanitarian organisation said on Tuesday. More than 120 …