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  • INSIGHT-Armed militias hold Libya hostage Sunday, 30 Mar 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    *Libya struggling with progress three years after Gadaffi ouster. TRIPOLI, March 30- When a militia holding Libya's eastern ports loaded a North Korean-flagged tanker with oil earlier this month, the Libyan parliament sacked its own prime minister and turned to U.S. commandos to bring its cargo back.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold closes down about $9     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 3:35 PM ET

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

  • Energy expert warns of oil supply disruptions Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 3:03 PM ET

    "The oil market right now is probably as dicey as I've seen it my career," former energy portfolio manager Nick Tiller says.

  • TRIPOLI, March 27- Pakistani sea captain Mirza Noman Baig knew he was trapped when dozens of fighters armed with rifles boarded his tanker just off a rebel-held port on Libya's coast.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was up on the day, while nat gas sold off today after the "Nor'easter" never materialized. Gold lost more ground today, and copper saw some selling pressure today.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold hits 5-week low     Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was down slightly on the day, while nat gas spiked as another "Nor'easter" bears down on the northeast. Meanwhile, gold hit a five-week low and copper was up slightly on the day.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up on the day, nat gas was down slightly on the day, and gold took it on the chin.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold takes a hit     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Equities rebounded, and gold took a hit. There was mixed action in crude, and nat gas was down on the day after a smaller draw and milder temperatures.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The Fed stays the course, but equities sell off and crude stays flat. Gold was down for the third straight day and copper prices popped in the afternoon.

  • EXCLUSIVE-The mysterious journey of the Libya oil tanker Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    TRIPOLI/ LONDON, March 19- What began late last year as a routine new assignment for Pakistani sea captain Mirza Noman Baig ended in a dramatic night-time rescue as U.S. special forces seized the ship his family said he was forced to operate by Libyan rebels.

  • TRIPOLI/ BENGHAZI, Libya, March 18- A Libyan rebel leader accused the United States on Tuesday of behaving like pirates after U.S. naval forces seized an oil-laden tanker that had sailed from a rebel-held port in the east of the chaotic North African state.

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

  • TRIPOLI, March 18- A Libyan rebel leader said on Tuesday the oil in a tanker seized by the U.S. Navy belongs to the people of Libya's eastern Cyrenaica region and called on the Arab League to intervene. Tripoli has repeatedly failed to negotiate a peaceful end to the blockade, which has crippled the OPEC country's finances as its main revenue stream remains shut.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Crude takes a pause     Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was down on the day, which could be signalling a pause in the markets. Gold was down on the day as money poured into stocks. And unseasonably cold temperatures pushed nat gas up on the day.

  • Navy SEALs raid oil tanker     Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 1:13 PM ET

    U.S. Navy SEALs boarded and took command of an oil tanker that was seized by three armed men at a Libyan port, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • TRIPOLI, March 14- Libya's state oil company on Friday declared force majeure for the Hariga oil export port in eastern Libya, which has been blocked by protesters since August. State-owned National Oil Corp had lifted the suspension of contractual obligations under force majeure at Hariga at the end of October.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil dropped to $97 on China concerns and a huge oil inventory build this week. Nat gas took a breath on warmer temperatures. And gold was up while copper was down again.

  • TRIPOLI, March 11- Libya's parliament voted Prime Minister Ali Zeidan out of office on Tuesday after rebels humiliated the government by loading crude on a tanker that fled from naval forces, officials said, in a sign of the worsening chaos in the OPEC member state.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Nat gas loses ground     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 3:06 PM ET

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

  • TRIPOLI/ ES SIDER, Libya, March 11- Libya's navy opened fire on Tuesday on a tanker carrying oil from a rebel-held eastern port and Italian vessels are helping to secure the now-stationary vessel, a Libyan military spokesman said.

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