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East Libyan forces and Chadian rebels clash in southern Libya

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The Libyan National Army (LNA) of eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar clashed with Chadian rebel forces in the south of Libya on Tuesday and Wednesday,...

Libya’s combatants declare key coast road open

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Libya’s warring sides reopened the main coast road across the frontline on Friday, a key element of a ceasefire they agreed last year that...

Libya’s foreign minister sees progress on removal of foreign mercenaries

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Libya's foreign minister said on Wednesday international powers had made progress at talks in Berlin on the removal of foreign fighters from the country,...

Libya force frees prisoners in reconciliation gesture

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Forces in Zawiya in western Libya on Wednesday released more than 100 captives taken from Khalifa Haftar’s eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) to solidify...

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...

UN lists candidates to run Libya’s transitional government until this year’s...

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Participants at Libya’s UN-sponsored peace talks have approved a list of candidates seeking to lead a transitional government that will prepare the North African...

Libya releases bodies found in mass graves for burial

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Libyan authorities on Friday released two bodies found in mass graves in the city of Tarhouna after the Tripoli government retook it in June...

Libya talks reach election breakthrough, UN says

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Political talks on Libya’s future have reached agreement on holding elections within 18 months, the United Nations acting Libya envoy said on Wednesday, hailing...

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...

Libyan rivals agree to further military talks, UN says

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Libya’s warring sides have agreed to resume military talks next week after meeting in Egypt, the United Nations mission said, adding it hoped the...

Eastern Libyan forces say they killed Islamic State leader

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Eastern Libyan forces said on Wednesday they killed the leader of the Islamic State group in North Africa during a raid in the southern...

Libya’s Haftar says he will lift oil blockade, with conditions

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Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar announced on Friday he would lift for one month his blockade of oil output and said he had agreed...

Blast hits Libyan capital, residents say

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A loud blast hit the Libyan capital Tripoli early on Tuesday, residents said, with the noise audible across much of the city and dark...

Turkey says it discussed lasting ceasefire during Libya trip

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Senior Turkish officials discussed a lasting ceasefire and political solution in Libya, as well as energy cooperation, during a visit to Tripoli on Wednesday,...

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...

Libya frontline pullback puts eastern offensive in question

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The Libyan National Army (LNA) of eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar said it had pulled back from some Tripoli frontlines on Wednesday, calling into...

Libyan forces aligned with Tripoli government capture key air base

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Forces aligned with Libya’s internationally recognised government took control of an air base south-west of Tripoli on Monday after a sustained assault, in what...

Terrier LT-79 vehicles in service with Libyan National Army

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The Libyan National Army (LNA) has taken into service The Armoured Group (TAG) Terrier LT-79 armoured personnel carrier in its latest acquisition of foreign-supplied...

Libya’s eastern forces deny reports of summary executions

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The Libyan National Army, the main military force in eastern Libya, on Thursday denied accusations that its troops were involved in torture...

East Libya forces resume air strikes against rivals

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East Libyan forces resumed air strikes against rival factions on Sunday as they tried to push them back from positions around major...

At least 20 killed in Benghazi fighting

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At least 20 members of the Libyan National Army (LNA) were killed and 40 injured in two days of fighting in the...

Fighting in Benghazi raises tension

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Heavy fighting erupted over the weekend between forces from Libya's recognised government and Islamist militants in Benghazi, killing at least six and...