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Refinery protest causes petrol shortage in Libyan capital

Nov 5 (Reuters) – Protests outside western Libya’s main oil refinery shut down operations for a second day on Monday, causing long queues at petrol stations in the capital Tripoli, a refinery spokesman said. Essam al-Muntasir of the Zawiya Oil … Continue reading

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Gunmen close Libya oil terminals ahead of vote

AFP – 6th Jul 2012 RAS LANUF, Libya — Armed federalists have forced two oil terminals in eastern Libya to close in protest over not being granted more seats in this weekend’s first elections since Moamer Kadhafi was overthrown. An … Continue reading

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Libya on the brink

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Report from Libya: Oil Majors Were Ready to Walk Before Trouble Started

oilprice.com Over the weekend, I managed to catch up with a friend of mine who just escaped from Libya by the skin of his teeth. Sent there by an oil major to explore for deep water oil and gas in … Continue reading

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Pro NATO Libyans turned on their benefactor, accusing Qatar of a hidden agenda

Why the Libyans Have Fallen Out of Love with Qatar By Steven Sotloff / Tripoli Monday, Jan. 02, 201 When Libya’s cashed-strapped rebels needed financial support to bankroll their revolution last spring, they did not look to Western powers such … Continue reading

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Attack on Libya in the context of western economic crisis

http://rebelgriot.blogspot.com/2011/11/leaflet-for-occupy-demonstrations.html#comments Friday, 4 November 2011 According to the Sunday Times “Rich List”, the 1000 wealthiest individuals in Britain increased their wealth by £60billion between May 2010 and April 2011. This is not on the back of economic growth; the economy, … Continue reading

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Oil & blood feuds in ‘liberated’ Libya – Sukant Chandan

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