El Sharara News

African Union calls for peace conference on Libya in July

In a separate development, forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar of the self-declared Libya National Army (LNA) assumed full control of El Sharara, Libya's biggest oil field.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 13, 2019

Libyan assembly head calls for lifting of force majeure at top oilfield

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the El Sharara oilfield, Libya December 3, 2014.

Reuters , Africa Feb 12, 2019

African Union calls for peace conference on Libya in July

In a separate development, forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar of the self-declared Libya National Army (LNA) assumed full control of El Sharara, Libya's biggest oil field.

Al Jazeera , Africa Feb 12, 2019

East Libyan forces say they have full control of El Sharara oilfield

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Eastern Libyan military forces have full control of Libya’s biggest oilfield, El Sharara, a spokesman said, in a challenge to the internationally recognised government in Tripoli.

Reuters , Africa Feb 11, 2019

Exclusive: East Libyan force wants to take El Sharara oilfield by talks

MARJ, Libya (Reuters) - East Libyan military forces are in talks with protesting state guards to take over the nation’s largest oilfield El Sharara peacefully and pass it to the state oil firm, a commander said on Monday.

Reuters , Africa Feb 11, 2019

UN-recognised govt of Libya says its forces reach El Sharara oil field

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Forces belonging to the internationally-recognised government of Libya reached the El Sharara oil field on Sunday, a Tripoli-based government source said.

Reuters , Africa Feb 10, 2019

East Libyan forces launch air strikes near el Feel oilfield - engineer

Last month, his forces started an offensive in the south to fight militants and secure its oilfields, and on Wednesday made good on the promise by moving on the closed El Sharara field.

Reuters , Africa Feb 9, 2019

Eastern Libyan forces take over El Sharara oilfield

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Eastern Libyan forces loyal to Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar captured the closed El Sharara oilfield on Wednesday, officials said in a challenge to the Tripoli government.

Reuters , Africa Feb 6, 2019

Four die in first clash of Libyan force's southward push

The LNA says its campaign is intended to combat Islamic militants and secure oil facilities in the south, which include El Sharara oilfield, Libya’s biggest.

Reuters , Africa Feb 1, 2019

Eastern Libyan force says it killed senior al Qaeda operative

The LNA sent troops to Sabha this week, triggering speculation they might be headed for the El Sharara oilfield, some 250 km (150 miles) away.

Reuters , Africa Jan 18, 2019