Flames rise from an oil tank amid fighting between rival factions at Ras Lanuf terminal. Marshal Khalifa Hifter announced on Monday that the handover of oil installations under the control of his self-styled army to an administration that rivals Libya’s UN-backed government, after retaking them from militias. Photo: Reuters

Libya strongman hands oil ports to unrecognised eastern authority

Marshal Khalifa Hifter’s announcement comes hours after his Libyan National Army said it had regained “full control” of the area

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Flames rise from an oil tank amid fighting between rival factions at Ras Lanuf terminal. Marshal Khalifa Hifter announced on Monday that the handover of oil installations under the control of his self-styled army to an administration that rivals Libya’s UN-backed government, after retaking them from militias. Photo: Reuters
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