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Two Italians have been kidnapped in Libya, reportedly alongside a Canadian national.
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.
Libyan forces trying to oust ISIL militants from their stronghold of Sirte have made further advances into the city.
In Libya, forces loyal to the unity government say they have made significant gains in residential districts of Sirte, as they battle to oust ISIL fighters.
In Libya the so-called Islamic State group is battling to hold on to its stronghold of Sirte after forces aligned with the new unity government advanced on the…
There has been a second day of fighting at Libya’s two main oil storage ports, with ISIL fighters from Sirte claiming they have entered El Sider and
Libya’s rival factions have given themselves just five more days to reach a UN-backed national unity government agreement designed to end their
Libya has fallen into turmoil with its internationally recognised government and elected parliament on one side and a self-styled administration
“Not an easy task,” said Bernardino Leon, the United Nations envoy to Libya, as he announced plans to form a national unity government in the
Saif al Islam Gaddafi was once widely seen as the future of reform in Libya. Muammar Gaddafi’s second son was once regarded as the man who would
The United Nations human rights office says it is ‘deeply disturbed’ by death sentences handed down by a Libyan court to a son of Colonel Gaddafi and
A court in Libya has sentenced Saif al-Islam Gaddafi to death by firing squad in absentia. The second son of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi was on
Around 50 people are now known to have died in three suicide car bombings in Libya. Fighters loyal to the group calling itself Islamic State (ISIL)
A rocket hit a storage tank at the eastern Libyan oil port of Es Sider as armed factions loyal to competing governments fought for control of the
As fighting and anarchy continue throughout Libya, a delegation from neighbouring countries has held its first meeting in the
The UN Security Council has passed a resolution tightening an arms embargo for Libya and extending sanctions to those thought to be fueling the
France is the latest country to pull its embassy staff out of Libya after heavy fighting between armed groups in Tripoli. A battle to control
German police say a young Tunisian man is critically ill after setting himself on fire outside the Libyan embassy in Berlin. His protest is not
There have been a series of attacks across Libya on Wednesday. In the coastal city of Sirte, a Swiss national working for the Red Cross was killed
There were scenes of confusion around Libya’s parliament building in Tripoli on Sunday as it was stormed by heavily armed gunmen claimed to be forces
Saif al Islam-Gaddafi has appeared via videolink before a court in Tripoli to face charges of war crimes and corruption. The son of former Libyan
The Libyan parliament has dismissed Prime Minister Ali Zeidan after a rebel held tanker with thousands of barrels of oil on board escaped a naval
Six people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack at an army base outside Benghazi, in eastern Libya. Up to 15 people were also hurt in the
Ali Zeidan, PM of Libya tells euronews he hopes his government won't be forced to take action to open oilfieldsOver two years after the fall of the Gaddafi regime, Libyans are still dreaming of law and order. But they find themselves surrounded by chaos, in an
Over two years after the fall of the Gaddafi regime, Libyans are still dreaming of law and order. But they find themselves surrounded by chaos, in an
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
Saturday was another day of clashes between rival militias in Libya which left at least one dead and a dozen wounded on top of the more than 40
Libyan officials said 32 people had been killed and almost 400 wounded in clashes in Tripoli between militiamen and protesters. The violence
Amid growing anarchy in Libya, Islamist demonstrators have denounced the capture of al Qaeda suspect Abu Anas al-Liby by US special forces. It is a
Death has returned to the streets of Benghazi. According to one medical source at least 25 have been killed and around 70 wounded in clashes in the