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Archive for August 14th, 2013

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TRIPOLI, Libya, Aug. 13 Demonstrations against oil installations in parts of Libya have forced oil production to drop to less than pre-civil war levels, companies working there said. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries said in its August monthly report all but one of the oil export terminals in Libya are closed “due to unrest.” This makes the Mediterranean market  [ Read More ]

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Chris Stephen in Tripoli Tuesday 13 August 2013 A third journalist in four days has been targeted by gunmen in Benghazi, Libya’s second city, amid fears that extremists are trying to silence the media. Khawlija al-Amami, a presenter for the al-Ahrar TV station, was shot at by gunmen who pulled up to her car, on Monday. The bullets missed but  [ Read More ]

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13/08/2013 Members of Libya’s minority Berber, or Amazigh, community have stormed the parliament building in Tripoli. A spokesman for the General National Congress (GNC) said windows were smashed, furniture destroyed and documents belonging to deputies stolen. There were no reports of any injuries after the incident, which happened during a break in a regular session. The Amazigh were demanding that  [ Read More ]

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Tripoli, 13 August 2013 The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has denied reports that it issued an ultimatum to the Libyan government about removing militias from the country’s airports. A spokesperson from IATA told the Libya Herald that: “IATA has not made any demands of the Libyan government and this rumour is baseless.” Reports have been circulating on media outlets  [ Read More ]