World Affairs

Libya on edge

Print edition : April 18, 2014

Crew members of the tanker that hade made off with illegally bought oil from the rebel-controlled Es Sider port being brought to Tripoli port on March 23. U.S. forces seized the tanker, which is now docked at Tripoli. Photo: REUTERS

It was the government's failure to stop the illegal export of oil that led to the exit or Prime Minister Ali Zeidan. Photo: MAHMUD TURKIAAFP

A rebel under militia leader Ibrahim Jathran guards the entrance of Es Sider port in Ras Lanuf on March 11. Photo: ESAM OMRAN AL-FETORI/REUTERS

Ravaged by terrorism and hit hard by reduced oil exports, Libya finds itself in a chaotic situation.
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