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Libyan Rebels Trade Threats With Gov't In Tense Oil Tanker Stand-Off

Reuters | Ulf Laessing and Ayman al-Warfalli | Posted 03.10.2014 | World

By Ulf Laessing and Ayman al-Warfalli TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya, March 9 (Reuters) - Armed protesters in eastern Libya traded threats with the govern...

North Korean Ship Defies Libya Under Bombing Threat

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2014 | World

* Independent crude shipment to market challenges Tripoli * Navy has threatened tankers loading crude at seized ports * ...

Gaddafi Is Dead: Is It the End or the Beginning of the War?

Haggai Carmon | Posted 12.21.2011 | World
Haggai Carmon

Gaddafi is dead, but many of his supporters are alive, armed to their teeth and are likely to seek revenge, for their loss in the war and for Gaddafi's killing.

Which Countries Will Benefit Most From The Return Of Libyan Oil? [GRAPHIC]

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.25.2011 | Business

As Libyan rebels celebrate the likely overthrow of Moammar Gaddafi's regime, nation's who once relied on Libya's oil exports may soon share their jubi...

Libyan Rebels Claim Biggest Boost To Campaign In Weeks, Government Denies Claim

Reuters | Nick Carey | Posted 09.17.2011 | World

By Nick Carey MISRATA, Libya, July 18 (Reuters) - Rebel forces have routed most of Muammar Gaddafi's troops in the Libyan oil town of Brega in the ...

Is Libya's Top Oil Official Secretly Working For Gaddafi?

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2011 | World

LONDON (Reuters/Tom Bergin and Bill Maclean) - Top Libyan oil official Shokri Ghanem has not defected, contrary to widespread reports, and is secretly...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Donald Trump's Big Idea To Lower Gas Prices | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With gas prices rising above $3.50 a gallon in all but one state, Americans are getting hit hard at the pump. But billionaire and presid...

Gaddafi's Drumbeat Of Propaganda

AP/The Huffington Post | By HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANI WALID, Libya -- The family of a Libyan soldier killed in an allied airstrike quickly listed all those they blame in his death – al-Qaida milita...

Oil Prices Jump After UN Approves Military Action In Libya

Reuters | Alejandro Barbajosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Brent crude jumped by more than $1 to $116 on Friday on fears of rising geopolitical tension in the oil-rich Middle East and Nor...

BP: Libya State Oil Contract Still Valid

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LONDON (Alex Lawler/Reuters) - BP Plc said on Thursday it saw its contract with Libya's National Oil Corporation as still valid, a day after Italy's E...

Gaddafi Rains Rockets On Rebels In Oil Port

AP/The Huffington Post | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BREGA, Libya — Moammar Gadhafi loyalists shelled around a key oil port Friday trying to dislodge rebels who have dug in and are struggling to regrou...

Is the House of Saud Next?

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

Certainly, their political right to rule isn't any more legitimate, and perhaps no more sustainable, than Mubarak's or Gaddafi's. If so, the path to $200 a barrel oil is a lot shorter than you think.

Gaddafi Forces Hit Oil Facilities In Central Libya

AP/The Huffington Post | PAUL SCHEMM and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAS LANOUF, Libya — Forces loyal to Moammar Gaddafi struck an oil pipeline and oil storage facility Wednesday, sending a giant yellow fireball into ...

Oil Prices Soar: What Are You Cutting Back On?

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the average price of gasoline now above $3.50 per gallon, we asked our readers what spiking oil prices would cause them to cut down on. (See what...

Leaving Libya Well Enough Alone

Malou Innocent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Malou Innocent

To reduce anti-American radicalism we must: acknowledge that it exists; understand what fuels it; and, understand how our actions are perceived in a foreign context.

Gaddafi: The Fox Is Cornered

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Gaddafi is a sad example of the maxim about absolute power corrupting absolutely. People like me who relish political theater of the absurd will miss the "Leader;" but most of his people, I suspect, will not.

Libya Pressed Oil Firms To Reimburse Terror Costs: Wikileaks

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (Reuters) - Libya's ruling family tried to coerce billions of dollars from Libyan and foreign oil companies, and its leader Muammar Gaddafi exh...

Libya Chaos Could Leave 'Lasting Scars' On Area's Oil Production

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By By Joshua Schneyer) - Regardless of what comes next in Libya's lethal political standoff, the OPEC country's oil sector is nearly certain...

Libya Chaos Could Leave 'Lasting Scars' On Area's Oil Production

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By By Joshua Schneyer) - Regardless of what comes next in Libya's lethal political standoff, the OPEC country's oil sector is nearly certain...

Jack Straw Denies Claims That Lockerbie Bomber Megrahi Was Released For Libyan Oil

The Guardian | Michael White and Severin Carrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The justice secretary, Jack Straw, today denied fresh allegations that he gave the Scottish government the green light to release Abdelbaset al-Megrah...

Lockerbie Bomber Release Linked With Trade Talks: Gaddafi's Son | Severin Carrell, Scotland Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gordon Brown is under renewed pressure to release details about the UK's dealings with Libya after Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's son said there was an "ob...