Libyans celebrate five years since Gaddafi's fall

2016-02-18 05:43

In Tripoli's Martyrs' Square, Khalifa, his wife and three daughters waved Libya's flag as a crowd celebrated five years since the start of the revolution that toppled Muammar Gaddafi.

Migrant smuggling in Libya a booming trade

2015-04-23 06:49

Libya's chaos has turned the country into a lucrative magnet attracting migrants desperate to make the dangerous sea voyage to Europe, a report says.

Car bomb kills 2, wounds around 20 in Benghazi

2015-02-06 20:11

A car laden with explosives has killed two people, as well as the driver, and wounded around 20 in Libya's second biggest city, Benghazi.

Britain to pull embassy staff out of Libya

2014-08-02 12:09

Britain will close its embassy in Tripoli, evacuating diplomatic staff to Tunisia, after fighting between rival armed factions spread in the Libyan capital, officials say.

Libyan militia tighten control of Tripoli airport

2014-07-16 06:03

Libyan militia fighters with anti aircraft guns and mortars have fanned out across Tripoli's airport, transformed into a battlefield by two days of fighting that has cut the Libyan capital off from the outside world.

Egyptian Christians found executed on Libyan beach

2014-02-24 21:22

Libyan police have found seven Egyptian Christians shot dead on a beach in eastern Libya, in the second such execution-style killing since the start of the year.

Libya detains 4 US troops

2013-12-28 09:07

Four US military personnel have been freed after a detention by the Libyan government, the US State Department says.

Libyan soldiers wounded in Benghazi attack

2013-11-29 17:29

Three Libyan soldiers have been seriously wounded in a new attack in the eastern city of Benghazi after deadly clashes with jihadist group Ansar al-Sharia.

Fresh clashes in Libya's Tripoli as toll tops 40

2013-11-16 22:47

Fresh clashes have erupted in Tripoli, as the death toll from an anti-militia protest in Libya's capital rose above 40 and the government appealed for restraint.

FBI names Benghazi suspects, no arrests

2013-05-22 10:02

The US have identified five men who might be responsible for the attack on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year, officials say.


Saif al-Islam Gaddafi can appeal death sentence

2015-07-28 12:45

A Libyan court has sentenced Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of late dictator Muammar Gaddafi, to death on charges related to killings during the 2011 uprising.

Bomb explodes outside Moroccan embassy in Libya

2015-04-13 05:56

A bomb has exploded outside the Moroccan embassy in Libya's capital, just hours after a gun attack on the building housing South Korea's mission to the country.

Libya's president to be elected by popular vote

2014-08-12 16:34

Libya's new parliament has agreed that the next president would be elected by a popular vote as lawmakers sought to overcome a confrontation between two armed factions.

Clashes in Libya's Benghazi kill 9

2014-07-24 12:55

At least 9 people were killed and 19 wounded,in Benghazi after heavy clashes between Islamist fighters and regular forces trying to oust the militants from the eastern Libyan city.

Sarkozy hits back at 'political' corruption charges

2014-07-03 09:49

France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy has hit back after being charged with corruption, denying he broke the law and suggesting his political enemies were interfering with the French justice system.

Niger hands over Gaddafi aide

2014-02-15 07:22

Niger has handed over to Libya slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi's former chief of internal security Abdullah Mansur.

Gunmen block central bank, Tripoli port

2013-12-26 14:22

Dozens of Libyan militiamen have blocked the entrance to the central bank and port in the capital Tripoli, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, a witness says.

Libya unveils plan to remove militias

2013-11-19 23:03

Libya's government has announced plans to remove militias from the capital and eventually integrate them into the security forces.

Gunmen attack Libya's interior ministry

2013-07-03 11:51

Gunmen have attacked Libya's interior ministry building in the capital Tripoli, forcing its closure, witnesses say.

UN ends sanctions on Libya bank

2011-12-17 10:53

The UN Security Council have lifted sanctions on Libya's central bank and a key investment bank freeing tens of billions of dollars to ease a post-Gaddafii cash crunch.

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