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Fear and hope on Libya’s reopened highway

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The green bus rumbling from Benghazi to Tripoli this week was the first to traverse the main highway between Libya's two biggest cities in...

Libya to investigate discovery of bodies in Benghazi

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The prime minister of Libya’s new unity government said on Friday he had instructed the attorney general to open an investigation into the discovery...

Ten years on, Libyan revolutionaries live with wounds and unfulfilled dreams

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As revolution swept their region in 2011, three young Libyans joined mass protests against Muammar Gaddafi’s four-decade rule. They now live divided by Libya’s...

Warring Libya rivals sign truce but tough political talks ahead

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Libya’s warring factions signed a permanent ceasefire agreement on Friday, but any lasting end to years of chaos and bloodshed will require wider agreement...

First Tripoli-Benghazi flight for a year follows Libya talks

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A commercial passenger plane flew from the Libyan capital Tripoli across front lines to the eastern city of Benghazi for the first time in...

Libya government building torched

Protesters set fire to government’s headquarters in the Libyan city Benghazi, as rare demonstrations over living conditions and corruption continued in the east of...

Eastern forces quit Libyan capital after year-long assault

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Libya’s internationally recognised government regained control of Tripoli on Thursday, driving eastern forces out of the capital after a year-long battle in which foreign...

UN staffers die in Benghazi car bombing

A car bomb explosion in Benghazi killed three UN staff members and two other mission members, the United Nations said. The attack came as the...

UN demands lawmaker’s release

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) demanded the immediate release of lawmaker, Siham Sergewa, and her husband reportedly abducted at their house...

Car bombers target Benghazi funeral

At least three people were killed and 15 wounded when a car bomb hit the funeral of former senior military commander in Benghazi, medical...

Where Libya’s revolution began, many now yearn for a strong hand

Sitting in his cafe near where the protests against Muammar Gaddafi touched off the Libyan revolution eight years ago, Miftah Atluba is not sorry...

East Libya forces to secure oil sites

Eastern forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar launched a military operation in southern Libya to secure oil and gas facilities and fight extremists, a...

Benghazi attack organizer gets 22-year sentence in U.S.

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Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the organizer of the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, attack on U.S. diplomatic compounds in Benghazi, Libya, was sentenced on...

Benghazi car bomb kills seven

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At least seven people were killed and 10 wounded when a car bomb exploded on a busy street in the centre of...

Benghazi’s displaced: a litmus test for Libya

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With two brothers in jail, the family house gone and her papers lost in the battle for Benghazi, Fatma is finding it...

Haftar returns to Benghazi

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Khalifa Haftar, the military commander dominating eastern Libya, will return to Benghazi today, a spokesman said, following medical treatment in Paris. Haftar...

Car bomb hits Eastern Libyan military chief’s convoy

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A car bomb hit the convoy of the chief of staff of the eastern Libyan military outside Benghazi, killing one and wounding...

Benghazi mosque bombing kills two, wounds 75

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Two people died and 75 were wounded in a twin bombing inside a mosque in Benghazi, medics said. Two weeks ago about 35...

UN concern over bodies dumped in east Libyan cities

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The United Nations is "appalled" by apparent retaliatory killings in Libya following reports of eight bodies found in the cities of Benghazi...

UN alarmed at summary execution reports in Benghazi

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The United Nations Libya mission was alarmed by reports of "brutal and outrageous summary executions" in Benghazi, after pictures emerged appearing to...

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