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Fire at Ras Lanuf Terminal Extinguished

Firefighters have successfully extinguished the fire that had been raging at Libya's Ras Lanuf oil terminal, which is operated by Harouge Oil Operations. The Management Board and all the workers of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) have expressed their appreciation and gratitude to all those who contributed to overcoming this disaster. A statement from the […]

Tunisian pres.: IS could Sneak in from Libya

From Iran's PressTV. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The Tunisian president has warned that Daesh terrorists could use the recent unrest to sneak into the country from neighboring Libya. Beji Caid Essebsi also promised that his country would get out of the […]

Civilian Toll Mounts in Benghazi

According to a new report from Human Rights Watch, unidentified forces fired at least four rockets at two camps for internally displaced people in Benghazi on January 9, 2016. Two witnesses told HRW that three rockets struck the Red Crescent Camp (also known as the Sports City Camp), killing three civilians and wounding seven others, […]

Increased IS Threat to Oil Sector

By John Lee. Reuters quotes a Libya analyst as saying that "there is a very real risk" that the Islamic State group (ISIS, ISIL, IS, Daesh) will attack the Brega oil terminal. Richard Mallinson of Energy Aspects added that militants could also potentially strike the oil fields of Sarir, Messla and Nafoura, which account for […]

Tanker Prevented from loading at Ras Lanuf

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has said that, despite its best efforts, it has been unable to unload the remaining fuel at Ras Lanuf oil port. Confirming that a tanker was chartered to remove the fuel from tanks following attacks on the port from the Islamic State group (IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh), […]

Truck Bomb Kills Dozens

By John Lee. At least 47 people have been killed by a truck bomb targeting the al-Jahfal police training centre in Zliten, reports say. A spokesman for the Tripoli-based ministry of health told the BBC that 47 people were killed and more than 100 people were injured in the blast, which was reportedly heard 40 […]

Video: IS attacks Oil Terminal

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. A huge fire is raging at one of the country's biggest oil ports, after an attack by ISIL fighters. Five giant oil storage tanks at Sidra (Es Sider) have been set alight, reports Al […]

US Confirms Killing of IS Leader in Libya

The US Defense Department has confirmed the death of a senior terrorist leader in Libya following U.S. airstrikes, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said in a statement. Cook said a Nov. 13 U.S. airstrike in Libya killed Iraqi national Abu Nabil, also known as Wissam Najm Abd Zayd al Zubaydi, a longtime al-Qaida operative and […]