Tag: Es Sider

Libya: Rebels clash, Gaddafi-era army officers return

January 20, 2015

Libyan armed factions accused each other on Monday of launching new attacks near the country's largest oil port, Es Sider, after a partial ceasefire was ... Read More

Libya: Peace talks scheduled for 5 January

December 24, 2014

U.N. Libyan envoy Bernadino Leon has informed the Security Council that rival factions in Libya have agreed, in principle, to peace talks scheduled for 5 ... Read More

Libya: Rival governments battling for Es Sider and Ras Lanuf

December 15, 2014

Fighting for the control of eastern oil ports have broken out after Fajr Libya launched an operation to “liberate oilfields and terminals.” Last week, President ... Read More

Libya : Es Sider and Ras Lanuf handed to the government

July 3, 2014

The long awaited opening of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf is finally over after the announcement by the rebels that the government could use it ... Read More

Libya : Rebels to handover ports after Ramadan

June 30, 2014

The Barqa rebels, found in eastern Libya, that are in charge of Libya’s largest oil-export terminal are willing to hand it over to the government ... Read More

Libya : Rebels question new PM Maiteeq’s legitimacy

May 8, 2014

After Ahmed Maiteeq’s confirmation as the new Prime Minister of Libya in a controversial vote at the General National Congress, the rebels have decided that ... Read More

Libya : First oilfield freed days after New Year

January 3, 2014

The Libyan government has finally been able to convince the protesters occupying the EL Shararaoilfield to free it for production. The announcement came at a ... Read More

Libya : Rebel leader slams “corrupt government” for ports closure

December 16, 2013

Tripoli has received another major blow after rebels in the eastern part of the country announced that they will not freeing the oil ports as ... Read More