Israel and Lebanon have begun discussions on shared boundaries, under an agreement brokered by the US.
The Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has condemned “in the strongest terms” a reported deal between a US oil company and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
Russian mercenaries are reported to have arrived at the Sharara oilfield, Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) has said.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wrapped up a trip to three African states this week, where he noted the importance of deepening trade ties and the struggle against corruption.
The Libyan National Army’s (LNA) decision to halt exports from a number of ports brings more pressure to bear on the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) but does little to upset the international oil market.