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  • TRIPOLI, June 22- Libya's eastern Hariga oil port has reopened and received a first tanker loading oil, a spokesman for state-owned National Oil Corp said on Sunday after the government paid salaries of protesting state security guards at the terminal.

  • TRIPOLI, June 11- Libya's government, suffering from dwindling oil revenues, will allow its ministries to begin spending the $50 billion budget it submitted to parliament at the start of the year even though lawmakers have not voted on it.

  • TRIPOLI, June 11- Libya's government, suffering from dwindling oil revenues, will allow its ministries to begin spending the $50 billion budget it submitted to parliament at the start of the year, even though lawmakers have not voted on it.

  • Libya arrives for OPEC with exports at a trickle Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 3:42 PM ET

    LONDON, June 9- Libya's attendance at Wednesday's OPEC meeting will be an oddity for historians of the oil exporters club- a member with virtually no oil for sale.

  • TRIPOLI, June 6- Libya has lost $30 billion due to 10 months of protests at oilfields and export terminals but has sufficient foreign currency reserves to keep the country running, a central bank official said.

  • *Libya burning reserves due to oil export blockade. TRIPOLI, June 3- Libya's currency is under heavy pressure as a breakdown in security and a collapse of oil revenues due to port blockades have badly disrupted public finances and an economy already burdened by exploding state salary and subsidy bills.

  • SINGAPORE, May 29- Brent futures held near $110 a barrel on Thursday on hopes of improved demand from the world's top oil consumer, the United States, as a sharp fall in U.S. gasoline stocks added to recent data pointing to a stronger economy.

  • *U.S. gasoline falls after Monday's Memorial Day holiday. *Libya oil output 160,000 bpd vs 1.4 million pre-uprising. NEW YORK, May 27- Crude oil futures edged lower on Tuesday as traders took profit after a long holiday weekend, with prices supported by violence in Ukraine and expectations for a draw on U.S. crude stocks at the Cushing, Oklahoma hub.

  • *Libya oil output 160,000 bpd vs 1.4 million pre-uprising. *Libya rebels don't recognise new govt, blockade continues. U.S. gasoline fell nearly 3 cents to $2.9940 a gallon as traders sold long positions taken before Monday's holiday in the U.S. for Memorial Day, which marks the start of the summer driving season.

  • *Libya oil output 160,000 bpd vs 1.4 million pre-uprising. *Libya rebels don't recognise new govt, blockade continues. U.S. gasoline fell 2 cents to $3.0026 a gallon as traders sold long positions taken before Monday's holiday in the U.S. for Memorial Day, which marks the start of the summer driving season.

  • TRIPOLI, May 25- Libya's new Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeq won a vote of confidence from parliament on Sunday in defiance of a renegade former army general who has challenged the assembly's legitimacy.

  • TRIPOLI, May 25- Libya's new Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeq won a vote of confidence from parliament on Sunday in defiance of a renegade former army general who has challenged the assembly's legitimacy. Another lawmaker confirmed the votes for Maiteeq, a businessman who will be Libya's third premier since March after months of unrest in the OPEC oil producer.

  • TRIPOLI, May 25- Libya's parliament on Sunday prepared to vote under heavy security to approve a new government a week after forces loyal to a renegade former general attacked the congress to demand lawmakers hand over power.

  • LONDON, May 21- Oil rose to $110 a barrel on Wednesday, supported by an industry report showing U.S. crude inventories unexpectedly fell last week and persistent disruption to Libya's output amid renewed fighting. "There are various issues- the API's surprising crude stock draw and Libya is also an important one," said Tony Machacek, a broker at Jefferies Bache.

  • Renegade ex-general steps into Libya's militia fray Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 6:31 AM ET

    *Western governments fear chaos in Libya could spread to neighbors. ALGIERS/ TRIPOLI, May 20- When a dispute erupted over dissolving Libya's parliament last February, a former general dressed in full army uniform made a surprise television broadcast calling on the military to "rescue" the country.

  • NEW YORK, May 19- Global equity markets traded near break-even on Monday as Pfizer's failed bid for AstraZeneca weighed on European shares but helped lift Wall Street, while declining yields on government debt also helped buoy U.S. stocks.

  • *Obama, Hollande agree Russia to face further costs over Ukraine. SINGAPORE, May 19- Brent crude rose to $110 a barrel on Monday on renewed concerns over Libya's oil output and following some of the worst violence in Tripoli since the 2011 war against Muammar Gaddafi.

  • Brent rises to $110 on Libya violence, fall in output Monday, 19 May 2014 | 12:22 AM ET

    *Obama, Hollande agree Russia to face further costs over Ukraine. SINGAPORE, May 19- Brent crude rose to $110 a barrel on Monday on renewed concerns over Libya's oil output and following some of the worst violence in Tripoli since the 2011 war against Muammar Gaddafi.

  • Sisi warns Syria risks becoming another Afghanistan. *Says will take Egypt two years to recover from turmoil. CAIRO, May 15- Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the general who ousted an elected Islamist president and is set to become Egypt's next head of state, called on the United States to help fight jihadi terrorism to avoid the creation of new Afghanistans in the Middle East.

  • TRIPOLI, May 8- Libya's government is committed to implementing an agreement with rebels occupying the eastern ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider and hopes the export terminals will reopen soon, a minister said on Thursday.