Posts Tagged ‘oil crescent’

Petroleum Facilities Guard demands no-fly zone after Haftar’s warplanes targeted oil ports (Video inside)

  • 13 March 2017 - 18:47
Petroleum Facilities Guard demands no-fly zone after Haftar’s warplanes targeted oil ports (Video inside)

Qatar declines HoR accusations of sponsoring attack on oil terminals

  • 7 March 2017 - 12:35
Qatar declines HoR accusations of sponsoring attack on oil terminals

The Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed strong condemnation and rejection of allegations about Qatar's involvement in the internal conflicts between the Libyan parties. An official source at the Ministry said the statement issued by a number of members of the Libyan Tobruk-based...

Eastern Haftar-led forces mobilize ground troops to regain lost oil ports

  • 7 March 2017 - 12:24
Eastern Haftar-led forces mobilize ground troops to regain lost oil ports

Eastern forces of Khalifa Haftar have carried out fresh airstrikes on Monday targeting the oil terminals they lost control of to the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB). According to sources from Operation Dignity forces, the Haftar-led so-called army officials were seeen mobilizing ground...

Petroleum Facilities Guard of the Presidential Council to take control of oil crescent region

  • 6 March 2017 - 11:58
Petroleum Facilities Guard of the Presidential Council to take control of oil crescent region

The Chief of the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) of the Presidential Council, Brigadier General Edriss Bukhamada, said their forces will take over control of the oil terminals and facilities in the coming two days. Brig. Gen. Bukhamada reiterated in a TV phone call with Al-Nabaa TV Channel...

UNSMIL denounces fighting at oil crescent, urges for restraint

  • 4 March 2017 - 16:43
UNSMIL denounces fighting at oil crescent, urges for restraint

The Head of the UNSMIL, Martin Kobler, called on Saturday all the parties engaged in the fighting at Ras Lanuf and Essidra oil terminals in eastern Libya to show restraint and refrain from fighting in the area. Kobler tweeted on Saturday calling on all parties to protect civilians and...

Benghazi Defence Brigades asks relevant authorities to take control of oil crescent after pushing Haftar’s mercenaries out

  • 4 March 2017 - 13:12
Benghazi Defence Brigades asks relevant authorities to take control of oil crescent after pushing Haftar’s mercenaries out

After seizing key oil ports, Benghazi Defence Brigades has urged state authorities to take control of the oil crescent region. In a statement, the Benghazi Defence Brigade (BDB) called on the relevant authorities to come and assume control of the area where oil terminals are located after...