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  3/11/2014, Adar Bet 9, 5774

Libya Takes Control of North Korean Tanker

Libyan officials said on Monday they have taken "complete control" of a North Korean-flagged tanker that loaded crude oil at a port occupied by rebel forces, the BBC reported.

The tanked was stopped as it tried to leave Sidra port but has not yet reached a government-controlled port, said the officials.