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.

Egypt calls for lifting of arms embargo on Libya

2017-05-13 19:59

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is calling on the international community to lift an arms embargo on Libya so that weapons can be delivered legally to a powerful general he backs in the fractured country's east.

Libya PM in rare meeting with rival strongman

2017-05-02 20:29

The head of Libya's UN-backed unity government have held a rare meeting with a military strongman who supports a rival authority in the violence-wracked country.

Chad's Habre: desert warlord turned brutal tyrant

2017-04-28 11:57

A desert warfare specialist, Chad's Hissene Habre seized power in 1982 and quickly embraced the role of ruthless dictator, with brutal atrocities the hallmark of his eight-year reign of terror.

ICC unveils arrest warrant for ex-Gaddafi security chief

2017-04-25 11:59

International judges has unsealed an arrest warrant for Libya's former security chief, accusing him of carrying out war crimes in 2011 to quash opposition to late dictator Moammar Gaddafi.

At least 97 migrants missing as boat sinks off Libya

2017-04-14 13:33

At least 97 migrants were missing after their boat sank on Thursday off the Libyan coast, a navy spokesperson has said.

4 suspected people smugglers killed off Libya

2017-04-06 16:23

Four suspected migrant traffickers were killed in an exchange of fire with Libyan coastguards off the western town of Zawiya, says the navy.


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.

Libya asks Italy to arm migrant patrol boats

2017-05-18 19:36

Libya has asked Italy to arm the patrol boats it uses in the fight against illegal immigration across the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe.

Libya says its oil production tops 800 000 barrels per day

2017-05-10 21:00

Libya's national oil company says oil production in the violence-plagued country has exceeded 800 000 barrels a day for the first time since 2014.

UN envoy to Libya to visit Sudan for peace talks

2017-04-28 21:07

The United Nations envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler, will visit Khartoum for talks on the conflict in the North African country, the Sudanese foreign ministry has said.

EU reviews Libyan naval equipment request

2017-04-28 07:52

The EU has said it is reviewing a Libyan request for naval equipment to help control migrant flows as doubts grow about the effectiveness of the plan.

Libya govt urges 'intervention' over southern clashes

2017-04-17 13:48

Libya's unity government has called for "urgent intervention" by the international community to end military escalation in its south, warning of a possible "civil war".

Protesters disrupt production at Libya oilfield

2017-04-11 11:59

Oil production at the Al-Sharara field in southwest Libya has been suspended after protesters shut off a pipeline, says a refinery source.

Pilot killed in Libya fighter jet crash

2017-03-29 17:47

A Libyan air force pilot was killed as his fighter jet crashed in the east of the country after carrying out strikes on a nearby jihadist stronghold, says a military source.

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