East Libyan forces advance to retake oil ports

FILE PHOTO: A view shows Ras Lanuf Oil and Gas Company in Ras Lanuf, Libya, March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori/File Photo

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – East Libyan forces said on Thursday they had retaken the shuttered oil ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf, hours after clashes resumed south of Ras Lanuf during a counter-attack by rival factions. Staff were evacuated from terminals in Libya’s eastern oil crescent and exports were suspended last Thursday when armed […]

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