November 23, 2014 - Murzuq City, Libya: A Tebu elder displaced from Ubari battleground rests inside a temporary shelter outskirst Murzuq. Fighting around Southwest Ubari region ignited after Tuareg militias from Mali and Libya sized control over the vast oilfield installations aligned with the Third Force of Misrata armed forces. Since then raged battles have taken place between two factions: one faction of Tuareg fighters lead by Third Force from Misrata pushing to clean the region from the other faction of Tebu tribal fighters defending their controlled territory. (Photo/Narciso Contreras)
November 23, 2014 - Murzuq City, Libya: A Tebu elder displaced from Ubari battleground rests inside a temporary shelter outskirst Murzuq. Fighting around Southwest Ubari region ignited after Tuareg militias from Mali and Libya sized control over the vast oilfield installations aligned with the Third Force of Misrata armed forces. Since then raged battles have taken place between two factions: one faction of Tuareg fighters lead by Third Force from Misrata pushing to clean the region from the...
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Filename: LIBYA: THE FACTION-FIGHTING FOR THE SOUTHWEST OILFIELDS
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