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Aid agency says Libya arbitrarily detained 500 migrants in raid

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A major aid agency operating in Libya said on Friday it had reports that at least 500 migrants had been arbitrarily detained during a...

Eastern Libya parliament pulls confidence from unity government

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Libya's eastern-based parliament withdrew its support for the unity government and will continue to operate as a caretaker administration, signalling a threat to a...

Worst Tripoli fighting in a year shows limits of Libya peace...

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Fighting broke out in Tripoli early on Friday between rival armed forces, witnesses said, the heaviest clashes in the Libyan capital since the conflict...

Firefight at Libyan government building shows continued insecurity

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Clashes erupted at a government building in central Tripoli on Tuesday after a dispute over the leadership of a state institution, its head said,...

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...

Deadly landmine legacy in Tripoli shows stakes of Libya talks

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The death of Sadeeq Ferjani from a booby trap left by fighters in his home in southern Tripoli is a reminder of the deadly...

US Tripoli visit shows increased Libya focus after fighting

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The United States on Tuesday sent its highest-level official to Libya since 2014 in what it called a signal of Washington's increased focus on...

Macron says France to reopen embassy in Tripoli on Monday

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France will reopen its embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli next Monday to show its support for the North African country’s new authorities, President...

In locked-down Lebanon, protester killed in night of unrest

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A man was killed in the Lebanese city of Tripoli on Thursday in clashes between security forces and protesters angry over a strict coronavirus...

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...

Killing of Libyan dissident underscores stakes in peace talks

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Gunmen shot dead a prominent dissident in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday, a stark reminder of the country’s violence as sides...

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...

Pope expresses support for detained fishermen in Libya

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Pope Francis expressed support on Sunday for 18 fishermen held in Libya, weighing in on a standoff between Italy and the administration of Khalifa...

Libya says it detains men suspected of burning Nigerian to death

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Three Libyans killed a Nigerian man by setting him on fire in Tripoli, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, in what a UN agency...

Head of Libya’s Tripoli government says he wants to quit

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Libya’s internationally recognised Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj said on Wednesday he wants to quit by the end of October, which could feed political tensions...

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...

Protesters dispersed by gunfire in Libya’s capital

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Armed men fired in the air to disperse several hundred protesters demonstrating over living conditions and against the government in the Libyan capital, Tripoli,...

Libya’s Tripoli-based government declares ceasefire

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Libya’s Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), which is internationally recognised but controls only the western part of the country, announced a ceasefire on...

Libya’s Haftar pulls back east as Tripoli offensive crumbles

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Forces loyal to Libya’s internationally recognised government took the last stronghold of eastern commander Khalifa Haftar near Tripoli on Friday and advanced further south,...

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...

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