Libya

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The United Nations opened a second round of political talks over Libya in Geneva on Monday and played down the absence of a key faction, saying only...
Monday, January 26, 2015
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Updated at 2:43 pm (GMT +2): Gunmen kidnapped a Libyan deputy foreign minister from his hotel room on Sunday in the eastern city of al-Baida where...
Sunday, January 25, 2015
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The leader of Libyan Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia has died of wounds suffered when fighting pro-government troops several months ago, his family...
Friday, January 23, 2015
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A new round of peace talks between Libya's warring factions will possibly take place in Geneva next week, the United Nations said on Friday....
Friday, January 23, 2015
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Armed men killed the head of security on Thursday in the Islamist-held coastal city of Sirte, hometown of slain dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi, a...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
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Libya's internationally-recognized government has recalled retired General Khalifa Haftar to army duty, officials said on Monday, cementing its...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
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Libya's army announced a ceasefire on Sunday, joining Fajr Libya (Libyan Dawn) in declaring a truce that the UN hailed as a "significant" step...
Monday, January 19, 2015
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Assailants lobbed explosives at Algeria's embassy in the Libyan capital Saturday, a security official said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State...
Sunday, January 18, 2015
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Libya's warring factions agreed on a roadmap to form a unity government after two days of UN-brokered talks in Geneva, touted as the last chance to...
Friday, January 16, 2015
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