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Air strike on Sirte

Eastern Libyan forces mounted an air strike on Sirte held by the internationally recognised government, an official and residents said, widening a conflict around...

U.S. carries out air strikes against Islamic State in Libya

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The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had conducted two air strikes against Islamic States militants in Libya in the past...

Militant threat hangs over Islamic State’s former Libyan stronghold

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Nearly a year after Islamic State was driven from its Libyan stronghold Sirte, residents surveying their wrecked homes feel neglected and vulnerable,...

Egyptian bodies found in Libya

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The bodies of 21 Egyptian Christians killed by Islamic State in its former Libyan stronghold of Sirte have been recovered, the attorney...

Apology demanded for Johnson’s “dead bodies” remark

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The foreign affairs committee of Libya's eastern-based parliament demands an apology from British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson over a remark about clearing...

US air strikes in Libya kill 17

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Six US air strikes on an Islamic State desert camp in Libya killed 17 militants and destroyed three vehicles, the US military...

Airstrikes launched on IS fighters in east Libya

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East Libyan forces said they launched air strikes on Islamic State fighters after the militants made incursions south and east of their...

Islamic State looks to regroup after losing Sirte

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Islamic State lost senior figures in an unsuccessful seven-month battle to defend its coastal stronghold in Libya, but there are signs it...

No respite for Libya after IS driven from Sirte

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As Islamic State's last defences crumbled this week in their Libyan bastion Sirte, dozens of women and children used as human...

Libyan forces clear last IS holdout in Sirte

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Libyan forces backed by US air strikes finished clearing the last Islamic State holdout in Sirte on Tuesday after a near seven-month...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...