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  • CAIRO/ BENGHAZI, Libya, Oct 17- A self-styled rival government controlling Libya's capital announced its own oil policies this week, drawing a rebuttal from Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni who said oil revenues continued to go to the elected government. Libya is in turmoil, with two competing governments vying for control after Operation Dawn, an umbrella of...

  • HOUSTON, Sept 26- Brent crude futures ended flat on Friday as improving supply and concerns about tepid demand for oil in Europe and China offset concerns about the Middle East conflicts, while U.S. crude rose on supportive economic data from the United States.

  • HOUSTON, Sept 26- Brent crude futures eased in choppy trading on Friday on improving supply and concerns about tepid demand for oil in Europe and China, while U.S. crude rose on supportive data from the United States. Slowing economic activity in Europe and Asia has dampened demand for oil, while supply is on the rise.

  • *Libya's oil output increases to 925,000 bpd. LONDON, Sept 26- Brent crude slipped below $97 a barrel on Friday and headed for a third straight month of declines as rising supplies outweighed fears that U.S.-led strikes against Islamist militants in Syria and Iraq could disrupt oil production.

  • *Libya's oil output increases to 925,000 bpd. LONDON, Sept 26- Brent crude held near $97 a barrel on Friday but headed for its biggest monthly drop since April 2013 as rising supplies outweighed fears that U.S.-led strikes against Islamist militants in Syria and Iraq would disrupt oil production.

  • UPDATE 4-Brent drops below $97 on rising supply Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 5:28 AM ET

    *Libya's oil output rises to 925,000 bpd. LONDON, Sept 26- Brent crude fell below $97 a barrel on Friday and headed for its biggest monthly drop since April 2013 as rising supplies outweighed fears that U.S.-led strikes against Islamic militants in Syria and Iraq would disrupt oil production.

  • *Libya's oil output rises to 925,000 bpd. LONDON, Sept 26- Brent crude fell below $97 a barrel on Friday and headed for its worst month since April 2013 as rising supplies outweighed fears that U.S.-led strikes against Islamic militants in Syria and Iraq would disrupt oil production.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 26- Brent crude traded near $97 a barrel on Friday, but was set for its third weekly fall in four, as hefty supplies erased price gains and outweighed concerns that rising tensions in the Middle East have disrupted supplies.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 26- Brent crude slipped below $97 a barrel on Friday, set for its third weekly fall in four, as hefty supplies erased price gains and outweighed concerns that rising tensions in the Middle East could disrupt supply. France has joined a U.S.-led coalition which stepped up air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 26- Brent crude held above $97 a barrel on Friday, set for its third weekly fall in four, as hefty supplies capped price gains and outweighed concerns that rising tensions in the Middle East could disrupt supply. France has joined a U.S.-led coalition which stepped up air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 26- U.S. oil futures steadied above $92 a barrel on Friday and were heading for a modest gain for a second week in a row on falling U.S. crude stocks, but investors were keeping an eye on the firmer dollar which has weighed on both commodities and equities. *U.S. crude for November delivery was up 5 cents at $92.58 a barrel by 0033 GMT.

  • TOBRUK, Libya, Sept 25- Libya's oil output has risen further, pushing world oil prices lower, defying the chaos of more fighting between the factions that divide the country and a government driven from the capital. There are still fears Libya could descend into all out civil war, with two parliaments and governments competing for legitimacy.

  • TOBRUK/ LONDON, Sept 23- Food prices have risen in Libya as payments problems, fighting and a breakdown in authority disrupt the usual import routes as the country spins out of control three years after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi.

  • Sept 18- U.S. regulators are investigating a Goldman Sachs Group Inc internship for the brother of a former official at Libya's sovereign wealth fund and perks allegedly offered by the bank to the fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • *Russia says air strikes would be aggression. BEIRUT, Sept 11- By striking Islamic State in Syria, the United States would be weakening one of President Bashar al-Assad's major enemies. The U.S. strategy for tackling Islamic State in Syria is unlikely to yield quick results.

  • BENGHAZI, Libya, Sept 3- A group of rebels campaigning for autonomy in eastern Libya rejects the parliament set up by another armed group in Tripoli but will honour a deal to keep major oil ports open, a rebel spokesman said on Wednesday.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 28- U.S. crude held near $94 a barrel on Thursday after a neutral inventory report, with investors looking ahead to economic data to gauge the outlook for demand in the world's largest oil consumer. *U.S. crude had edged down 13 cents to $93.75 a barrel by 0033 GMT.

  • 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.

  • CAIRO/ BENGHAZI, Aug 25- Libya wants the international community to help protect its oilfields, airports and other state assets as it is too weak to stop armed groups fighting for control, its ambassador in Cairo said on Monday.

  • Sunni insurgents have made sweeping gains across northern Iraq in the last month, over-running several oilfields and raising concerns about the security of oil supplies from the south of the country.