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  • *Fresh clashes in Tripoli and Benghazi. BENGHAZI, Libya, July 22- A twin suicide bombing at a Libyan army base in Benghazi killed at least four solders in an escalation of clashes between Islamist militants and regular forces battling to oust them from the eastern city. Suicide bombings are rare in Libya, where a fragile government is struggling to impose order.

  • *Fresh clashes in Tripoli and Benghazi. The El-Feel oilfield last week was forced to cut back due to events in Tripoli, where two rival brigades of militias have fought over control of the airport.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold gets a bump     Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil climbed on the day, as crude inventories were down 7.2 million barrels.

  • LONDON, July 16- U.S. crude prices gained a dollar to over $100.50 a barrel on Wednesday as data from China showed its economy grew faster than expected and a Libyan official said two main eastern ports were unlikely to export oil before August.

  • September crude prices gained a dollar to over $100.50 a barrel on Wednesday as data from China showed its economy grew faster than expected and a Libyan official said two main eastern oil ports would unlikely export before August.

  • World oil prices have rapidly erased a geopolitical risk premium that had been pushing prices up since April, and selling has accelerated in recent days as traders shift their focus from violence in Iraq and Libya to weak global fundamentals.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil under $100     Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Yellen's testimony helped drive down gold on the day, as traders tried to interpret her remarks.

  • Iraqi workers are seen at the Rumaila oil refinery, near the city of Basra, in 2009.

    Global oil prices fell on reports of improving Libyan oil output and are now about 10 percent off the highs reached last month.

  • World oil prices have rapidly erased a geopolitical risk premium that had been pushing prices up since April, and selling has accelerated in recent days as traders shift their focus from violence in Iraq and Libya to weak global fundamentals.

  • *Libya output rises to 580,000 bpd. World oil prices have rapidly erased a geopolitical risk premium that had been pushing prices up since April, and selling has accelerated in recent days as traders shift their focus from violence in Iraq and Libya to weak global fundamentals.

  • Libya's oil output has risen to 588,000 barrels per day, Libya's acting oil minister told Reuters, an increase of around 25 percent since the weekend despite renewed fighting between militias in the country's capital.

  • Libya's oil output has risen to 588,000 barrels per day, Libya's acting oil minister told Reuters, an increase of around 25 percent since the weekend despite renewed fighting between militias in the country's capital.

  • LONDON, July 15- Brent crude oil slipped below $106.50 a barrel on Tuesday as easing concerns over global supplies offset the impact of renewed violence in Libya. The latest violence came as oil output from Libya rose to nearly 500,000 barrels per day after Tripoli reached a deal with rebels controlling key export ports.

  • *Geopolitical risks in Libya, Iraq support prices. Several soldiers were killed and aircraft were damaged in Libya on Monday, as rival militias in the OPEC nation fought for control of Tripoli's airport in the worst violence for six months. "The market is still concerned about Iraq and Libya.

  • Oil: Situation in Libya 'very fluid'     Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 2:10 AM ET

    Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, discusses the outlook for the oil market after key Libyan terminals reopened.

  • *Geopolitical risks in Libya, Iraq support prices. Several soldiers were killed and aircraft were damaged in Libya on Monday, as rival militias in the OPEC nation fought for control of Tripoli's airport in the worst violence for six months. "The market is still concerned about Iraq and Libya.

  • Brent hovers near $107 on Libya, Iraq concerns Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 12:26 AM ET

    *Geopolitical risks in Libya, Iraq support prices. Several soldiers were killed and aircraft were damaged in Libya on Monday, as rival militias in the OPEC nation fought for control of Tripoli's airport in the worst violence for six months. "The market is still concerned about Iraq and Libya.

  • SEOUL, July 15- U.S. crude futures edged up to over $101 a barrel on Tuesday as intensifying conflicts in Libya and Iraq rekindled concerns of supply disruption from the two OPEC members and projections that last week's U.S. crude inventory fell.

  • LONDON, July 14- Oil prices ended slightly higher on Monday as traders weighed renewed violence in Libya against broader signs of a global market well-supplied with crude. Last week, North Sea benchmark Brent closed at its lowest in three months as easing tensions in Libya and Iraq mitigated fears of supply disruptions.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Cool summer shaping up     Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

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