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Wars and Military Conflicts Muammar Gaddafi

  • CARACAS, May 22- Venezuela possesses 5,000 Russian-made MANPADS surface-to-air weapons, according to a military document reviewed by Reuters, the largest known stockpile in Latin America and a source of concern for U.S. officials amid the country's mounting turmoil. Much of that arsenal was obtained from Russia by Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez,...

  • CARACAS, May 22- Venezuela possesses 5,000 Russian-made MANPADS surface-to-air weapons, according to a military document reviewed by Reuters, the largest known stockpile in Latin America and a source of concern for U.S. officials amid the country's mounting turmoil. Much of that arsenal was obtained from Russia by Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez,...

  • PARIS, May 4- Societe Generale reported a 19 percent fall in quarterly net income on Thursday after making more provisions for litigation and also paying 963 million euros to settle a dispute with the Libyan Investment Authority. France's second-biggest bank, which is undergoing a reshuffle in its management structure and working on a new strategic plan, said...

  • LONDON, May 3- The start of a London trial brought by Libya's $67 billion sovereign wealth fund against French investment bank Societe Generale has been adjourned for a second day, a spokesperson for the Libyan Investment Authority said. The case, which had been expected to run until the end of July, was due to focus on five trades totalling $2.1 billion, executed...

  • Migrants arriving at IOM's Transit Center in Agadez, Niger.

    Migrants become commodities in Libya and sold into exploitation and slavery, a UN agency says.

  • LONDON, April 28- Libya's $67 billion sovereign wealth fund will go head-to-head with Societe Generale in London's High Court on Tuesday over claims the French investment bank paid $58.5 million in bribes to secure business from the fund. The Libyan Investment Authority is pursuing SocGen in relation to five trades totalling $2.1 billion, executed between...

  • *Sharara major field for Libya output plans. *Libya plans 1.1 mln bpd output by August. LONDON/ TRIPOLI, April 27- Libya's Sharara oilfield has restarted after the end of protests by an armed group that had blocked pipelines there, National Oil Corp chairman Mustafa Sanalla said on Thursday.

  • *OPEC oil output falls more in March- Reuters survey. *OPEC- led production cut expected to be extended into H2. NEW YORK, March 29- Oil prices rose more than 2 percent on Wednesday as U.S. crude inventories grew less than expected, supply disruptions continued in Libya and the OPEC- led output cut by producing countries looked likely to be extended.

  • *OPEC oil output falls more in March- Reuters survey. *OPEC- led production cut expected to be extended into H2. NEW YORK, March 29- Oil prices rose nearly 2 percent on Wednesday as U.S. crude inventories rose less than expected, supply disruptions continued in Libya and the OPEC- led output cut by producing countries looked likely to be extended.

  • *Armed protesters block 250,000 bpd of production in Libya. *OPEC- led production cut expected to be extended into H2. NEW YORK, March 29- Oil prices rose again on Wednesday, up another 1.5 percent as U.S. crude inventories rose less than expected, supply disruptions continued in Libya and the OPEC- led output cut by producing countries looked likely to be extended.

  • *OPEC- led production cut expected to be extended into H2. LONDON, March 29- Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday despite an increase in U.S. crude inventories, lifted by Libyan supply disruptions and expectations of an OPEC- led output cut being extended. OPEC member Libya was excluded from the cuts, agreed late last year, as the country's oil sector suffered from...

  • *OPEC- led production cut expected to be extended into H2. LONDON, March 29- Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday despite industry data showing an increase in U.S. crude inventories, lifted by supply disruptions in Libya and views that an OPEC- led output reduction is likely to be extended. OPEC member Libya was excluded from the cuts, agreed late last year, as the...

  • LONDON, March 14- When OPEC reached a deal last year to cut oil output, the decision to exclude Nigeria and Libya from the restrictions was seen as a risk to the group's efforts to curb a global crude glut. "The success of these cuts, debatable as they may be, will not hinge on Nigeria and Libya," said ING analyst Hamza Khan. OPEC members and non- OPEC producers agreed to cut...

  • TUNIS/ BENGHAZI, Libya, March 10- Early in the morning, small groups of armed pick-up trucks raced across the desert towards some of Libya's biggest oil export terminals. It also opens up a new front between factions battling on and off for power in Libya since 2014, throwing efforts to unite the country and rebuild oil production into deep uncertainty.

  • TUNIS/ BENGHAZI, Libya, March 10- Early in the morning, small groups of armed pick-up trucks raced across the desert towards some of Libya's biggest oil export terminals. It also opens up a new front between factions battling on and off for power in Libya since 2014, throwing efforts to unite the country and rebuild oil production into deep uncertainty.

  • TUNIS/ BENGHAZI, Libya, March 9- Early in the morning, small groups of armed pick-up trucks raced across the desert towards some of Libya's biggest oil export terminals. It also opens up a new front between factions battling on and off for power in Libya since 2014, throwing efforts to unite the country and rebuild oil production into deep uncertainty.

  • TUNIS/ BENGHAZI, Libya, March 9- Early in the morning, small groups of armed pick-up trucks raced across the desert towards some of Libya's biggest oil export terminals. It also opens up a new front between factions battling on and off for power in Libya since 2014, throwing efforts to unite the country and rebuild oil production into deep uncertainty.

  • TUNIS/ BENGHAZI, Libya, March 9- Early in the morning, small groups of armed pick-up trucks raced across the desert towards some of Libya's biggest oil export terminals. It also opens up a new front between factions battling on and off for power in Libya since 2014, throwing efforts to unite the country and rebuild oil production into deep uncertainty.

  • TUNIS/ BENGHAZI, Libya, March 9- Early in the morning, small groups of armed pick-up trucks raced across the desert towards some of Libya's biggest oil export terminals. It also opens up a new front between factions battling on and off for power in Libya since 2014, throwing efforts to unite the country and rebuild oil production into deep uncertainty.

  • MOSCOW, Feb 3- Russia said on Friday that it expected the head of the U.N.-backed Libyan government, Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, to visit Moscow this month, the latest sign of Russia's desire to play a greater role in the divided country. Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry, told a news briefing that Russia was trying to help ensure Libya held...