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Libyan forces are said to have suffered heavy losses in the battle to retake the coastal city of Sirte from ISIL militants.
In Libya, militia groups aligned to the UN-brokered unity government are preparing for what they hope will be the final push to oust ISIL from Sirte.
As fighting and anarchy continue throughout Libya, a delegation from neighbouring countries has held its first meeting in the
Dozens of people have been killed in Libya this weekend amid the worst violence since the 2011 war that ousted long-time dictator Muammar Gaddafi
With sporadic fighting continuing between Libyan security forces and rival militias, the United Nations has pulled its staff from the capital
Libya is facing the prospect of a military coup after a top army commander called for the government to be overthrown Major General Khalifa Haftar
A deal to lift an armed blockade of Libyan oil ports and restart exports could be possible within two weeks, after talks with the government advanced
In Benghazi at least nine people have been killed and almost 50 wounded in clashes between the military and militants. The violence erupted after the
In the city of Benghazi at least nine people have been killed and almost fifty wounded in clashes between Libyan troops and militants, according to
Lay down your arms or join the army, Libya’s militias have been told. New army chief Colonel Salem Qineydi issued the ultimatum after deadly
The Libyan government, following a mass public demonstration of support, is taking tentative steps to consolidate military force more than a year
The head of Libya’s national congress has vowed to dissolve the country’s militias, in the wake of demonstrations against them. Mohammed Magarief
Fresh fighting erupted in west Libya on Wednesday after two days of deadly clashes near the border with Tunisia. The clashes have left at least 16
Three days of clashes in southern Libya that have killed dozens of people have spread to Sabha, the country’s fourth largest city. Hundreds of
Libyan army conscripts have held a military parade to celebrate the anniversary of their victory in the battle for Benghazi. It is a year since
Libya’s former head of intelligence Abdullah al-Senussi has been arrested in Mauritania. Al-Senussi, one of the most prominent figures in the
Bullet-scarred and abandoned buildings bear testament to the battle for Bani Walid, the last Libyan stronghold of Muammar Gaddafi. Calm has once