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Rights group: Armed groups in western Libya attack activists

2017-07-27 17:20

Human Rights Watch says that activists in western Libya have been physically attacked and threatened by armed groups, some affiliated with UN -backed government based in the country's capital, Tripoli.

Libya strongman in UAE for talks on military 'cooperation'

2017-07-09 19:29

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar has met with UAE leaders for talks on military cooperation, state media have said, days after announcing the retaking of second city Benghazi from jihadists.

67 migrants saved after being left for dead in Niger desert

2017-07-07 18:02

Niger authorities rescued 67 West African migrants in Niger's northern desert this week after traffickers left them there without food or water, says a humanitarian source.

East Libya forces say they've taken full control of Benghazi

2017-07-06 17:19

Eastern Libyan forces say they've cleared final pockets in Benghazi of Islamist militiamen, armed opponents.

Libya forces corner jihadists in Benghazi district

2017-07-06 06:05

Forces loyal to east Libya strongman Khalifa Haftar say they have cornered the last jihadists in a neighbourhood of second city Benghazi and vowed that victory is "imminent".

ICC calls for 'immediate arrest' of Gaddafi's son

2017-06-14 18:12

The International Criminal Court chief's prosecutor has called for the "immediate arrest and surrender" of Moammar Gaddafi's son Seif al-Islam, who was reportedly set free by a militia in Libya.

Russian ministers in Egypt discuss Libya and Syria conflicts

2017-05-29 20:32

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry discussed the conflicts in Libya and Syria as they met in Cairo, the foreign ministry there has said.

G7 urged to douse Libyan inferno

2017-05-27 20:56

G7 nations including France and Britain came under pressure Saturday from Libya's neighbours to help put out the fires of a conflict that is already causing trouble further afield.

'52 dead' in militia clashes in Libya capital

2017-05-27 15:00

Forces loyal to Libya's unity government has said that 52 of its fighters were killed as they repelled rival militias in fierce clashes in the capital Tripoli.

Father of Manchester bomb suspect 'was in militant group'

2017-05-25 20:17

The father of suspected Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi was once part of a Libyan militant group with alleged ties to Al-Qaeda, a Libyan security source has said.

 

278 Europe-bound migrants rescued off Libya

2017-07-25 06:11

Libya's coastguard in two separate operations have rescued at least 278 migrants as they tried to reach Europe, naval officials say.

35 migrants feared drowned off Libya: coastguard

2017-07-09 07:02

Thirty-five migrants, including seven children, were feared drowned after their inflatable boat sank off the Libyan coast, says the coastguard.

Benghazi celebrates after jihadists driven out

2017-07-07 06:14

Forced from his neighbourhood in Libya's Benghazi three years ago, Said al-Mabruk is looking forward to going back after jihadist forces were driven from the city.

Libya strongman says Benghazi 'liberated' from jihadists

2017-07-06 14:15

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar has announced the "total liberation" of second city Benghazi, which was overrun by jihadists three years ago.

HRW calls for surrender of Gaddafi's son to ICC

2017-06-15 21:58

Human Rights Watch has called on Libyan authorities to take "feasible steps" to facilitate the surrender of Seif al-Islam, son of late Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi, over to the International Criminal Court

Gaddafi's son released after more than 5 years of detention

2017-06-11 14:01

The captors of Seif al-Islam, son and one-time heir apparent of Libya's late dictator Moammar Gaddafi, say they have released him after more than five years in detention

Pro-Haftar air force says took part in Egyptian raids

2017-05-27 20:56

The air force loyal to Libya's strongman Khalifa Haftar has said it took part in Egyptian air strikes on jihadist positions in the country after a deadly attack on Egypt's Copts.

Libyan group seizes jail holding ex-Gaddafi officials: judicial source

2017-05-27 17:01

An armed Libyan group on Friday seized Al-Hadhba jail in south Tripoli where former officials of the regime of late strongman Moammar Gaddafi are being held, a judicial source says.

Forces loyal to LNA seize control of Libyan air base

2017-05-26 06:14

A spokesperson for the Libyan National Army says forces loyal to the LNA have seized control of an air base in the country's south that had been under control of western militiamen

UN envoy slams deadly attack in Libya's south

2017-05-19 19:00

The United Nations envoy to Libya has condemned a deadly attack by forces loyal to the unity government on a military base controlled by forces backing a rival administration.

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