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Fear and silence in Libya as divisions deepen

On the surface life looks normal in the Libyan capital. Cafes are bustling with customers sipping cappuccino, while well-stocked shops sell anything from Italian underwear to French cheese. But as in the days of Muammar Gaddafi, m

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Libya's oil recovery may be short-lived

A comeback by Libya's oil industry may be short-lived as a confrontation between armed groups risks splitting the country three years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi. Oil production has risen to 650,000 barrels per day (bpd)

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Libya's new PM sworn in, then dismissed

Businessman Ahmed Maiteeq was sworn in as Libya's new prime minister on Sunday after chaotic voting in parliament, but hours later the deputy speaker declared the election invalid as a power struggle erupted in the assembly. T

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Libyan port rebels see deal within weeks

A deal to lift an armed blockade of Libyan oil ports and restart exports could be possible within two weeks, after talks with the government advanced on key demands, a senior leader of the protest movement said. Abb-Rabbo al-Baras

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Alwaleed loses UK court battle over Gaddafi jet

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal lost a London court battle on Wednesday when a judge ordered that he should pay a $10-million commission linked to the sale of a luxurious private jet to former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

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Alwaleed case: Try to settle out-of-court says judge

The judge hearing a lawsuit against billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, connected to the sale of a private jet to Libya's Muammar Gaddafi, has said that it would be better for the parties to settle the case out of court.

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Alwaleed sued in UK over jet sale to Gaddafi

The secretive sale of a private jet to Libya's Muammar Gaddafi by billionaire Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal came under scrutiny on Wednesday in a London courtroom, where a businesswoman who says she brokere

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Libya to move state oil firm HQ to Benghazi

Libya plans to move the headquarters of its state oil firm to Benghazi, the city that started the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi and now wants greater influence, if a plan to restructure the corporation is approved by the national assembly.

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Gunmen surround Libyan ministry to push demands

Gunmen surrounded Libya's foreign ministry on Sunday to push demands that officials who had worked for deposed dictator Muammar Gaddafi's regime be banned from senior positions in the new administration. At least 20 pick-u

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Oman grants asylum to Gaddafi family

Oman has granted asylum to some members of Muammar Gaddafi's family, two of whom are wanted by Interpol, an Omani official said on Monday, but Libya said it was too early to talk about any possible extradition requests. Algeri

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