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Wars and Military Conflicts Muammar Gaddafi

  • 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.

  • This picture released on December 26, 2016 from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) delivering a speech at the First Conference of Chairpersons of the Primary Committees of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium in Pyongyang.

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  • Anti-government protesters guard the perimeter of Independence Square, known as Maidan, on February 19, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine.

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  • Algerian security forces escort a bus carrying freed hostages outside a police station in In Amenas in the desert in Algeria's deep south on January 19, 2013.

    Algerian special forces have found the bodies of two Canadian Islamist fighters after a bloody siege at a desert gas plant, a security source said on Monday, as the death toll reached at least 80 after troops stormed the complex to end the hostage crisis.

  • Algerian policemen stop cars at a checkpoint in In Amenas, deep in the Sahara near the Libyan border.

    Algeria said on Sunday it expected heavy hostage casualties after its troops ended a desert siege, but Western governments warned against criticizing tactics used by their vital ally in the struggle with Islamists across the Sahara.

  • This is a satellite image of the Amenas, Algeria. Islamist militants held dozens of foreign hostages and hundreds of Algerian workers hostage in a gas field located approximately 45 km from the city.

    The Algerian army carried out a dramatic final assault to end a siege by Islamic militants at a desert gas plant on Saturday, killing 11 al Qaeda-linked gunmen after they took the lives of seven more foreign hostages.

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    Italy's Eni plans to invest $8 billion in Libya over the next 10 years to develop its upstream business as it moves to strengthen its grip as the leading international oil and gas producer in the country.

  • *Protests at Tripoli headquarters over role. TRIPOLI/ BENGHAZI, Libya, Nov 1- Libya's National Oil Corporation is reviewing a proposal for a Benghazi branch as officials contend with opposition by NOC staff in Tripoli versus protests and threats of output cuts by workers in the oil-rich east who want more control there.

  • LONDON, Oct 26- Lakhdar Brahimi's holiday truce may have saved Syrian lives on Friday, as government troops and rebels drew breath on several fronts- though dozens still shed blood on Eid al-Adha, the Muslim Feast of Sacrifice.

  • By Ali Shuaib and Marie-Louise Gumuchian. TRIPOLI, Oct 3- Libyan Prime Minister-elect Mustafa Abushagur nominated his cabinet on Wednesday for approval by the national congress, presenting a line-up that excluded the North African country's leading liberal coalition.

  • Harroura is said to have previously worked for Libya's Zueitina Oil Company. Abushagur nominated Omar al-Aswad as interior minister while Abdelsalam Jadallah al-Obeidi was named as defence minister.

  • NIAMEY, Oct 2- Niger will spend nearly $2.5 billion to develop and secure its vast northern desert zones over the next five years, according to a new plan aimed at preventing the spillover of a conflict that has split neighbouring Mali in two.

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 2- Wintershall, the second-largest foreign oil firm operating in Libya before the civil war, said it would team up with the country's National Oil Co. to build a pipeline to relieve an exports bottleneck.

  • *He mentions Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, US, France, Libya.