Tag: Islamists

  • Libya declares force majeure at 11 oil fields

    Threat to close ports due to Islamists. Libya declares force majeure at 11 oil fields Libya’s National Oil Co declared force majeure Wednesday at 11 oil fields after attacks by […]

  • Libyan Islamist forces bomb ports

    Follows Libyan army attacks on airports.  Libyan Islamist forces bomb eastern oil ports BENGHAZI, March 4 (PNA/Xinhua) — Two major oil-ports in eastern Libya Es Sidra and Ras Lanuf were […]

  • Egypt launches Suez Police force

    New force to ensure Canal safety. Egypt to launch police force to protect Suez Canal Mark Szakonyi WASHINGTON — It’s too soon to determine whether a new police department tasked […]

  • Unrest tempers Egypt’s Suez dreams

    Ongoing militancy in Sinai and terror threats against canal. Egypt’s Suez Canal Dreams Tempered by Continued Unrest Heather Murdock Seen as a potential driver of economic recovery, Egypt’s plan to […]

  • U.S. talks with Yemen’s Houthis

    Uncertain future for country in wake of president’s resignation. Pentagon confirms U.S. talks with Yemen’s Houthis U.S. officials are holding discussions with representatives of the Shiite militia in Yemen who […]

  • Oil ports survive clashes

    Despite fierce clashes, ports remain operational.  Libya’s two biggest oil ports were not damaged during clashes: workers ES SIDER, Libya (Reuters) – Libya’s two biggest oil export ports, Ras Lanuf […]

  • Clashes force Libyan port closures

    Ongoing instability forces further shut downs. Armed Clashes Force Libyan Ports to Shut Down The ports of Es Sider, Ras Lanuf and Benghazi in Libya are currently closed due to […]

  • Egypt: Navy ship attacked by gunmen

    Suspected Islamists attack Egyptian Navy. Egypt: Navy ship attacked by gunmen in Mediterranean Gunmen have attacked an Egyptian navy ship in the Mediterranean Sea, state media say, leaving five servicemen […]

  • Libya closes Benghazi port

    Libya closes Benghazi port amid fighting with militants The major Libyan commercial port of Benghazi has been closed due to ongoing fighting between Islamist militants and pro-government forces struggling to […]

  • Nigerian Navy upgraded in terror fight

    Naval logistics to be upgraded in wake of war on Boko Haram, insurgency. Terrorism: FG to upgrade Oghara Naval Logistics Command —Obanikoro  BY Godwin Oghre Sapele—The Federal Government is to […]