EU calls for an end to Libya violence

The European Union has called for a end to hostilities in Tripoli, Libya. The country’s political divisions can only be addressed through renewed dialogue...
The wreckage of a truck and an airplane are seen at Tripoli international airport in the Libyan capital following fighting between rival armed groups. (Mahmud Turkia, AFP)

Militia shells Libya airport, destroying planes

Tripoli - A militia shelled Tripoli airport, destroying 90% of planes parked there, a Libyan government spokesperson said late on Monday, as heavy fighting...
Smoke rises near buildings after heavy fighting between rival militias broke out near Tripoli airport. Photograph: Hani Amara/Reuters

Libya airport hit by heavy fighting between militias

Heavy fighting between militias with anti-aircraft guns and rocket-propelled grenades has broken out near the airport of the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Islamist militias attacked the...
Libya's electoral commission has scrapped the results from 24 polling stations due to fraud [AFP]

US warns of ‘widespread conflict’ in Libya

The United States has warned that the conflict in Libya could become "widespread," urging that a new parliament be quickly seated after contested elections. State...
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Libya wants EU partnership to fight illegal migration

The Libyan government and the European Union (EU) have agreed plans to tackle the challenge of illegal migrants passing through Libya to Europe. Prime Minister...
The security situation in Libya has deteriorated sharply in recent months [AFP]

UN removes dozens of staff from Libya

The United Nations has removed dozens of staff from Libya amid deteriorating security conditions in the strife-torn country. Samir Ghattas, a spokesperson for the...
In this March 18, 2011, file photo, Khalifa Hifter leaves a news conference in the courthouse in the center of Benghazi, eastern Libya. (Anja Niedringhaus/AP)

Ex-Libyan general battling Islamist militias faces dwindling support

Tripoli, Libya — Just weeks after he launched a popular revolt against the Islamist militants plaguing Libya’s east, rogue general Khalifa Hifter already is...

Libya is releasing only a trickle of its oil exports

Oil prices declined again today as Libya said it is poised to resume crude exports after a deal struck last week between a local...
Damage in west Tripoli yesterday morning (Photo: Social media)

Threats of fresh west Tripoli clashes fail to materialise

Tensions in Libya's capital Tripoli following two nights of erratic clashes between a local Janzour brigade and a security unit manned by members of...
Libya has witnessed a rise in kidnappings of foreigners and diplomats since the ouster of Muammar Qaddafi in 2011. (Photo courtesy: The Associated Press)

Europeans ‘kidnapped’ in Libya’s Tripoli

Three Europeans working for an Italian construction company in Libya have likely been kidnapped, a government official said on Sunday, according to Reuters news...
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