Oil town

South Sudan rebels launch major attack on key oil town Malakal: Witnesses

"The fighting is very heavy. There is fighting on the outskirts of the town. It`s a very big, coordinated attack," an independent source said.

Feb 18, 2014, 14:28 PM IST

South Sudan retakes oil town from rebels

South Sudanese troops retook the capital of an oil-producing state from rebels loyal to the country`s former vice president, a military spokesman said.

Jan 11, 2014, 06:19 AM IST

Sudan bombs disputed oil town: South Sudan

South Sudanese troops wrested control of the disputed Heglig oilfield from Sudan on Tuesday.

Apr 15, 2012, 16:04 PM IST

South Sudan troops move into disputed oil town

Troops from South Sudan moved into an oil-rich border town claimed by Sudan.

Apr 12, 2012, 00:13 AM IST

Libya rebels claim victory in Brega oil town

The rebel fighters have encircled Brega, an oil export terminal with a refinery and chemical plant.

Jul 19, 2011, 00:17 AM IST

Ten Libya rebels killed in push for oil town

A Libyan medical official says
10 rebel fighters seeking to oust ruler Muammar Gaddafi have
been killed in an attack on a strategic eastern oil town.

Jul 16, 2011, 18:53 PM IST

Libyan rebels retake much of key oil town

Libyan rebels took back much of a strategic oil town Brega.

Apr 05, 2011, 00:35 AM IST

Militia fighters attack south Sudan oil town: Army

Militia fighters attacked Malakal, causing an unknown number of casualties.

Mar 12, 2011, 14:25 PM IST