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Reports suggest the late Libyan leader's son, who is wanted for crimes against humanity and was said to be Gaddafi's chosen successor, has been freed under amnesty.
Three Italians have been arrested on suspicion of running an arms trafficking ring.
This week ISIL lost Sirte, the group’s only foothold in Libya.
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…
UN-backed government defies attempts to keep it out
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
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
The French writer and philosopher Bernard Henri Levy is in Cannes to present his documentary on the war in Libya: “The Oath of Tobruk”. He talks to