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Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

2 bodies retrieved from boat off Libya's coast; 73 migrants rescued

In recent years, thousands of migrants have lost their lives after undertaking dangerous sea travel on overcrowded rubber boats.

03 Jun 2019 9:13 AM

UN warns of worsening humanitarian situation in Libya

Fierce fighting for control of Libya's capital that has displaced thousands of people, threatens to bring further damage.

29 Apr 2019 4:54 PM

WHO estimates around 150 casualties in battle of Libya's Tripoli

At least 147 people have been killed and 614 wounded in the offensive launched by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar.

15 Apr 2019 8:07 PM

100 migrants may have drowned near Tripoli: Libyan coastguard

Migrants from Libya try to cross to Europe by sea in flimsy inflatable boats provided by smugglers that often get punctured or break down.

29 Jun 2018 5:31 PM

14 killed as Islamic State militants attack Libyan election commission

The 2 bombers infiltrated building in central Tripoli, fired on people inside and detonated their explosives when their ammunition ran out.

03 May 2018 11:06 AM


Libya: 11 dead in suicide attack on national election commission

Eyewitnesses earlier said shots were heard and black smoke could be seen rising from the headquarters of the national election commission.

02 May 2018 7:52 PM

Libya: 9 killed in clashes near Tripoli airport

After the attack, 5 people died at Mitiga hospital and 4 died at the cardiac surgery hospital in Tajura.

15 Jan 2018 6:51 PM

Lebanese army to begin offensive against ISIS close to Syrian border

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah said that ISIS holds around 296 square kilometres (115 square miles) on both sides of the border.

19 Aug 2017 11:53 AM

Bodies of ISIS terrorists lie in freezers, countries refuse to claim them

Islamic State has now been defeated in its main stronghold in the Iraqi city of Mosul and is under pressure in Syrian city of Raqqa.

24 Jul 2017 1:32 PM

About 28 dead, 130 wounded as militias clash in Libya capital

Health ministry spokesman Anwar Frajallah gave a provisional toll of 28 dead, 128 wounded but could not say if they included any civilians.

27 May 2017 9:26 AM


At least 141 killed in south Libya airbase attack

The GNA said in a statement late Friday a commission of inquiry had been set up to investigate the attack.

20 May 2017 8:27 AM

Bombs for brides is IS dowry system in Libya

Islamic State’s (IS) marriage contracts unearthed by pro-government forces battling the group in Libya reveal that the jihadists offered their brides unusual dowries: machineguns and explosive belts.

23 Sep 2016 6:51 AM

US strikes target ISIS in Libya

US warplanes Monday carried out airstrikes on positions of the Islamic State group in the Libyan city of Sirte for the first time, the country’s unity government head announced.

02 Aug 2016 6:17 AM

Female swimmer challenges Libyan taboos

Few Libyan women would wear a swimming costume in public, but Daniah Hagul wants to help change a conservative society when she competes at the Rio Olympics.

21 Jul 2016 2:41 AM

US airstrikes on ISIS in Libya kill 40

US warplanes carried out airstrikes against ISIS-linked militants in western Libya on Friday, killing as many as 40 people in an operation targeting a suspect linked to two deadly attacks in 2015 in n

20 Feb 2016 6:31 AM


About 40 dead in air raid on jihadists in Libya: officials

The house in Sabratha was completely destroyed in the raid, said Hussein al-Dawadi, an official in the city.

19 Feb 2016 5:12 PM

Fires erupt as jihadists attack Libya oil facilities

IS, a growing power in strife-torn Libya, has in recent weeks launched repeated attacks from its base.

21 Jan 2016 4:58 PM

Muammar Gaddafi son in court over murder

One of the sons of late dictator Muammar Gaddafi appeared in a Libyan court on Sunday over the murder of a football coach in 2005 and alleged repression in the uprising that toppled his father.

07 Dec 2015 4:35 AM

Islamic State says it executed Tunisian in Libya for spying

The terror group has released a video purportedly showing the execution of a Tunisian

15 Sep 2015 5:55 PM