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14 September 2020

NOC attack further undermines confidence in Tripoli security – September 10

The week was marked by a tentative halt to heavy militia clashes in Tripoli’s South. Growing political rhetoric against the Government of National Accord (GNA) seemed to gradually replace skirmishes in Tripoli. However, this uneasy calm was short-lived after assailants, likely...

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14 September 2020

Alliances could form as Tripoli clashes reach critical stage – September 24

This week was marked by a full resumption of clashes in Tripoli’s South, while reinforcements from Misrata raise concerns over prospect for clashes to expand further North. There is mounting evidence to suggest the clashes are moving away from the initial “tactical phase...

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14 September 2020

IS attack targets Kaam CP; heavy clashes erupt in Tripoli – August 27

This week was marked by an Islamic State (IS) attack targeting a checkpoint between Khoms and Zliten. Meanwhile, heavy clashes erupted in Tripoli’s South between Al-Kaniat militia and the Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade (TRB). Thus far, the clashes have undermined the capital ...

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14 September 2020

Oil production recovering, yet political uncertainty remains – August 13

This week was marked by reports of a gradual resumption of oil exports and an increase in Libya’s output. Oil production is currently estimated at 850k barrels per day (bpd). However, challenges remain for Libya’s oil and gas sector and political uncertainty could transla...

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14 September 2020

PC member resigns; military governor post abolished – July 23

Political developments continue to unfold in Libya highlighting deepened fragmentation between political rivals and local dissatisfaction with the current status quo across the country. This week important political developments occurred in the Western and Eastern power blocs. ...

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14 September 2020

LNA allows exports to resume via Tripoli NOC – July 16

This week was marked by the Libyan National Army’s (LNA) decision to resume exports from the Eastern ports and subsequently hand back control of the Oil Crescent’s four main terminals to the Tripoli-based National Oil Corporation (NOC). Haftar’s decision came amid repor...

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