The self-declared leaders of East Libya’s newly formed government have announced their plans to sell crude oil. Mounting a clear challenge to prime minister Ali Zeidan, the group of militias, tribesmen and civil servants seized a number of key oil...
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The U.S. State Department announced an unprecedented one-day closure of more than 20 embassies and consulates in the Middle East after a possible threat was posed. The next day they extended the closure for 19 of those posts.