Egypt Independent

Qatar confirms helping Libyan rebel sell oil

Doha — Qatar is confirming it sold oil from Libya's rebel-held areas earlier this month and says it has also shipped fuel into the rebel stronghold of Benghazi.

The Gulf nation says it has delivered four shipments of fuel to Benghazi, the main opposition-held city in eastern Libya, including diesel, propane and gasoline. It also says it marketed a million barrels of oil loaded in the eastern Libyan city of Tobruk last week.
Qatar was believed to be involved in the deal, but previously had not confirmed its role. The statement was carried by the official Qatar News Agency on Tuesday.