Fayez al Sarraj, Prime minister of Libya's United Nations-backed Government of National Accord, has told Euronews that "foreign interference" since the fall of General Muammar al-Gaddafi eight years ago had damaged the country and prolonged its crises.
"Anyone who dies here, Macron is responsible," the leader of a Libyan militia fighting for the UN-backed Government of National Accord told Euronews.
"They are criminal gangs, ideological groups, thugs and outlaws," al-Serraj told Euronews in exclusive interview
At least 15 fighters under the command of strongman Khalifa Haftar were killed in clashes with forces linked to the UN-recognised government.
The Libyan government calls for international support to halt the Eastern rebels’ assault on Tripoli.
Egypt released photos showing the commander of the LNA Khalifa Haftar with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after they met in Cairo on Sunday, but no other details were given about their meeting.
"European countries fear for civilians' safety but I can assure that our first concern is the civilians," a spokesman for the Libyan National Army told Euronews after the rebel group launched a military offensive to take Tripoli from the UN-recognised government.
Fighting has been reported near the former international airport, which the Libyan National Army claims now to control.
Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar ordered his troops to march on the capital Tripoli as the UN tries to push for a peace deal.
The blasts shatter relative calm in Libya's second city
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.
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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
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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