Billowing smoke marks the aftermath of an attack by Libyan National Army leader Khalifa Hifter's troops on Tripoli on Jan. 19, 2019. Control of the country's oil exports is a major weapon in Hifter's arsenal.
Just hours before global powers kicked off a Jan. 19 conference in Berlin to discuss ways to end Libya's conflict, one of the war's major parties, the Libyan National Army, made a major announcement: It was closing the country's five oil export terminals in eastern Libya. Not long after, the...
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