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Haftar forces pushed back outside Tripoli

Forces supporting Libya’s internationally recognised government pushed back troops loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar more than 60 km south-west of Tripoli. Aziziya town was...

Migrants in Libyan jail were reportedly seriously wounded in shooting

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Migrants in a detention facility in the Libyan capital Tripoli have reportedly been seriously wounded in a random shooting, the U.N. migration agency IOM...

Tripoli rocked by explosions

Explosions shook Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday after an airstrike, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the...

Mitiga airport closed

Libya closed Tripoli’s only functioning airport – Mitiga - after residents reported an air strike on the capital, the airport’s website said. “The civilian aviation...

Death toll exceeds 200 in Tripoli fighting

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Some 205 people have been killed, including 18 civilians, and 913 wounded in two weeks of fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the...

Terrorists on migrant boats – claim

Chaos in Libya following General Khalifa Haftar’s offensive increased the risk of terrorist presence on migrant boats headed for Italy, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini...

Libya ceasefire call on UN agenda

The UN Security Council is considering a British-drafted resolution demanding a ceasefire in Libya and calling on all countries with influence over the warring...

Divisions appear over LNA Tripoli offensive

At least four people died in heavy shelling in Tripoli, an official said as Europe and the Gulf were divided over a push to...

Libyan offensive stalls

Military strongman Khalifa Haftar’s intended lightning seizure of Libya’s capital stalled, but he is unlikely to face pressure from abroad to pull back as...

Haftar attempted coup – claim

Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar tried to stage a coup issuing an arrest warrant for Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj, UN envoy Ghassan Salame said...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...