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  • BENGHAZI, Libya/ CAIRO, Aug 25- The Libyan parliament that was replaced in an election in June reconvened on Monday and chose an Islamist-backed deputy as prime minister, leaving the chaotic country with two rival leaders and assemblies each backed by armed factions.

  • LIBYA IS UNABLE TO PROTECT OILFIELDS AND OTHER STATE ASSETS, NEEDS FOREIGN HELP- LIBYAN AMBASSADOR IN CAIRO.

  • BENGHAZI, Libya, Aug 20- Libya has restarted oil exports from its biggest port for the first time since the end of a year-long blockade, a boost to the central government which is struggling with a wave of clashes in the capital. A tanker has docked at Es Sider and begun loading 600,000 barrels of oil, said Mohamed El Harari, spokesman for state-run National Oil Corp.

  • The oil spike that wasn't: Prices defy turmoil Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 7:47 AM ET
    Pump jacks and wells on the Monterey Shale formation in California

    The Middle East and other oil-producing countries are hotbeds of instability. So why is oil falling instead of rising?

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy prices were volatile on the day, after a build of 1.4 million barrels in crude. Traders expect prices to continue to decline. Gold was up slightly on the day.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gas drops     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude moved lower, in spite of unrest in the Middle East. An IEA report said there was more supply for oil than demand.

  • Oil market well supplied despite conflicts: IEA Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    The IEA, which advises major consuming nations on energy policy, said North American oil supply growth was "relentless."

  • Why Libya matters for crude oil: Dennis Gartman Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 7:12 PM ET
    Dennis Gartman

    While geopolitical uncertainty continues, investors should be keeping an eye on Libya, Dennis Gartman says.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil still under $100     Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Iraq tensions rise, but traders stay calm. And gold stays over $1,300.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Demand vs. fear     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Weak demand vs. geopolitical unrest, which is having the biggest impact on oil prices?

  • CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. In spite of all the geopolitical events in the Middle East, oil and gas were down on the day. Nat gas was up on the day.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Brent over $105     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • *Tripoli fighting spreads to western city district. TRIPOLI, July 31- Clashes with artillery and rockets spread on Thursday into two Tripoli districts, where rival militia brigades were battling over the airport in Libya's worst fighting since the 2011 revolt that ousted Muammar Gaddafi.

  • Heavy shelling, clashes resume in Libya's Tripoli Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 6:50 AM ET

    TRIPOLI, July 31- Heavy shelling resumed on Thursday in southern Tripoli where rival militia brigades were battling for control of the capital's main airport in some of the worst clashes since the 2011 revolt which ousted Muammar Gaddafi.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Energy deflated     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy prices were down across the board, while gold was down as well.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Nervousness over economic data helped drive oil prices lower. Geopolitics has not been a factor. Nat gas was up slightly on the day. And gold was slightly lower, as well.

  • No ceasefire between Israel & Hamas     Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 4:05 PM ET
    An Israeli army Merkava tank rolls along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014.

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the massive explosion at the main hospital in Gaza and new violence developing in Ukraine.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold seeks a catalyst     Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy was lower on both sides of the Atlantic, nat gas was down again today, as temps remained mild across the country. And gold was flat on the day.

  • Less pain at the pump     Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports oil prices are losing ground and gasoline futures are down about 8 percent in the last month, the biggest drop this year.

  • Intense fighting in Libya     Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Artillery fire has slammed into a huge oil depot near the airport in Libya; and a massive explosion occurred at the main hospital in Gaza where Hamas leaders are reportedly hiding. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen provides insight to the crisis in the Middle East, as well as in Ukraine.