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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...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...