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EU complicit in Libya migrant torture and abuse – Amnesty

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Not only are European governments aware of the “systematic abuse” and “appalling conditions” that migrants are exposed to by Libyan authorities, they are also involved in these crimes, Amnesty International has claimed in a recent report. In an attempt to contain the influx of sea-borne migrants and refugees, the EU member states “actively” contribute to Read More

West should boast about its 'decisive victories’ in Afghanistan, Iraq & Libya, not Syria – Zakharova

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The US-led coalition should brag about its ‘accomplishments’ in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya, instead of over exaggerating its own role in Syria while diminishing Moscow’s achievements in the victory over IS terrorists, Russian Federation’s foreign ministry has said. On Saturday, the US-led Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) dismissed the Russian defense ministry Read More

OPEC's surprise oil deal with Libya seen as empty gesture

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OPEC appeared to score a diplomatic coup last week by persuading Libya, its most troubled member, to accept production limits. In reality, the agreement probably means little for the oil market. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its partners agreed on Nov. 30 to persevere with supply curbs until the end of next year, Read More

OPEC's surprise oil-output deal with Libya seen as empty gesture

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By Salma El Wardany and Grant Smith on 12/6/2017 CAIRO and LONDON (Bloomberg) — OPEC appeared to score a diplomatic coup last week by persuading Libya, its most troubled member, to accept production limits. In reality, the agreement probably means little for the oil market. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its partners agreed Read More

Libya said to keep oil output stable, in line with OPEC deal

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Libya, which has been stepping up efforts to boost oil output, will maintain its current production level until the end of next year to stay in line with OPEC’s agreement to trim global supplies. The North African country will keep crude production stable at about 1 MMbpd, in accordance with the Nov. 30 agreement by Read More

OPEC deal calls on Libya, Nigeria to produce below 2.8 mil b/d combined: Iran's Zanganeh

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OPEC ministers on Thursday agreed to a nine-month extension of their production cut agreement through the end of 2018, and will call on Libya and Nigeria not to exceed a combined output of 2.8 million b/d, Iranian oil minister Bijan Zanganeh told reporters. “We decided to roll over the past decision to the end of Read More

Macron urges military action in Libya to fight human trafficking

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French President Emmanuel Macron is calling for “concrete military and police” action against human trafficking in Libya. The issue sparked public outcry after a CNN report documented an alleged live slavery auction in the northern African country. “We will launch a concrete military and police initiative on the ground, there is also a need for Read More

Macron urges ‘concrete military and police’ action in Libya to fight human trafficking

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French President Emmanuel Macron is calling for “concrete military and police” action against human trafficking in Libya. The issue sparked public outcry after a CNN report documented an alleged live slavery auction in the northern African country. “We will launch a concrete military and police initiative on the ground, there is also a need for Read More

Analysis: Libya, Nigeria exemptions in focus as OPEC meets on output cuts

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Libya and Nigeria can expect to face growing pressure from their OPEC counterparts to end their exemptions from production cuts and accept an output quota, when ministers meet Thursday for a closely watched summit. While the production outlooks for both countries remain hazy due to political, security and technical challenges, voices have been growing louder Read More

Hundreds of ISIS corpses kept in Libya’s makeshift morgue since 2016 – report

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Hundreds of corpses of slain Islamic State militants have been kept in refrigerated containers in an improvised morgue in Misrata, Libya since December of last year, still awaiting a decision on their fate. Around 700 bodies have been kept inside multiple containers in Misrata at temperatures low enough to prevent decomposition, AFP reveals. The improvised Read More