Libya's neighbours demand national dialogue to end crisis

2017-01-21 18:00

Representatives of Libya's neighbours are warning rival factions in the north African nation against seeking to settle their differences through military force.

Libya forces retake Benghazi district from jihadists

2017-01-17 08:18

Forces loyal to Marshal Khalifa Haftar have retaken a district in Libya's Benghazi from jihadists after fighting that killed nine soldiers in two days, a military source says.

HRW urges protection for Libya civilians

2016-12-25 20:00

Human Rights Watch has urged the Libyan government to protect civilians who were detained after fleeing former Islamic State group stronghold Sirte.

Scores of ISIS bodies found in former Libya bastion

2016-12-09 14:23

The bodies of scores of Islamic State group fighters have been retrieved from the former jihadist bastion of Sirte, which Libyan pro-government fighters seized this week, loyalist forces say.

Libya pro-government forces say seize Sirte from ISIS

2016-12-06 17:16

Libyan loyalist forces have seized full control of the coastal city of Sirte from the Islamic State jihadist group, an official spokesperson says.

At least 8 killed in Libya clashes

2016-12-02 08:36

Rival militias have clashed in neighbourhoods across the Libyan capital of Tripoli, and the state agency Lana says at least eight militiamen have been killed.

Zuma off to Ethiopia to discuss crisis-hit Libya

2016-11-08 11:27

President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend the African Union high level committee on Libya, the presidency says.

WATCH: Ex- Nato chief still calls Libya 'a model intervention'

2016-10-24 16:00

Five years after Muammar Gaddafi’s death, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the former head of Nato still maintains that the air campaign against Muammar Gaddafi was a "model intervention".

US concerned about use of force in Libya's capital

2016-10-16 16:08

The United States says it is concerned about reports of the use of force to seize the offices of Libya's UN-backed National Accord government in the capital, Tripoli.

Dutch journalist killed as clashes rock Libya's Sirte

2016-10-03 08:25

A Dutch journalist has been killed by sniper fire while covering clashes in Libya's coastal city of Sirte, as unity government forces battled Islamic State group holdouts in the jihadist bastion.


Egypt working for Libya political solution, says FM

2017-01-21 16:01

Egypt is working for a political solution to fighting in neighbouring Libya, its foreign minister says, ahead of regional talks on the conflict.

Libya deputy PM quits, says he has 'failed'

2017-01-03 06:18

One of three deputy premiers in Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord has resigned, saying he has failed in his mission.

Libya officially proclaims liberation of Sirte from ISIS

2016-12-19 06:10

Libya's unity government leader Fayez al-Sarraj has officially announced the end of military operations in Sirte, after the liberation from Islamic State group forces of what was the last significant territory they held in the country.

UN envoy recommends guard to protect Libya govt

2016-12-07 12:34

The UN envoy to Libya has called for the creation of a "presidential guard" to protect government bodies in the war-ravaged country, including the UN-backed government of national accord.

Militias clash in Libya's Tripoli, worst violence in 2 years

2016-12-02 15:02

Clashes are continuing for the second day among heavily-armed militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli in what appears to be the worst outbreak of violence there in two years.

12 Haftar soldiers killed in Libya's Benghazi

2016-11-17 12:07

Twelve soldiers of armed forces led by Marshal Khalifa Haftar have been killed in two days of fighting with jihadists in Libya's second city of Benghazi, military sources say.

WATCH: Africans, not foreign donors, must fund AU, says Dlamini-Zuma

2016-10-27 14:00

The chairperson of the AU commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has said that Africa must be able to fund the African Union if the continent's programmes are to be successfully implemented.

Rescue operations in Sirte as ISIS faces imminent defeat

2016-10-23 06:00

Libyan pro-government forces fighting the Islamic State (ISIS) in Sirte freed 11 Eritrean female captives, a Turk and an Egyptian following a battle to recapture a part of the city held by the ISIS, while some of the Islamist group’s commanders and fighters escaped before the city was encircled, spokesperson for the forces Reda Issa says.

US hits ISIS positions in Libya as air war enters third month

2016-10-04 08:49

US military aircraft pounded Islamic State positions in the jihadists' former Libyan stronghold of Sirte over the weekend, as the US air campaign entered its third month, the Pentagon says.

Libyan forces kill 10 ISIS fighters fleeing Sirte

2016-10-02 17:46

Libyan pro-government forces have killed at least 10 Islamic State group jihadists as they attempted to flee their besieged stronghold of Sirte, the country's unity government says.

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