2 December 2012

Libyan Rebels End Az-Zawiya Refinery Blockade

Former Libyan rebels lifted their blockade of the country's biggest oil refinery, AFP reported on Friday (November 30th).

A settlement was reached late Thursday after authorities agreed to speed up medical care for ex-rebels wounded in the war to unseat Moamer Kadhafi. The refinery in Az-Zawiya, 40 kilometres west of Tripoli, supplies around 70 per cent of the country's fuel.

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