Tag Archives | North Korea

Libya Closes Embassy in N. Korea

KUNA reports that Libya closed its embassy in North Korea last year and its relationship with the country is at "the minimum level". According to the report, the Gaddafi regime had close ties with North Korea since establishing diplomatic relations in 1974. The South Korean Ambassador to Libya, Lee Jong-kook, told Yonhap News Agency that […]

US Navy Seals Board Rogue Tanker

US Navy Seals have taken control of the tanker "Morning Glory", which had left the rebel-held port in of Sidra loaded with oil. Associated Press reports that the USS Roosevelt (pictured) provided an embarkation point for the SEALs as well as helicopter support and served as a command and control and support platform. The vessel […]

Zeidan Sacked as Oil Tanker Escapes

Libya's General National Congress (GNC) has dismissed Ali Zeidan [Zidan] after a North Korean tanker laden with oil from the rebel-held port of Sidra reportedly broke through a naval blockade. Libyan officials had said they had "complete control" of the tanker as it tried to leave the port of Sidra, but rebel leader Ibrahim Jathran […]

Video: Libya Threatens North Korean Tanker

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya's government has threatened to bomb a North Korean tanker if it tries to export oil from a rebel-controlled port east of Tripoli. Rebels are attempting to export oil with the tanker that is […]