Tag: Libya

US hits Libyan militia leader with sanctions

Washington: Libyan militia leader Salah Badi was placed on the US sanctions blacklist Monday, days after the United Nations Security…

Libya planning to extradite Manchester bomber’s brother: PM

London: Libya is planning to extradite the brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi to Britain by the end of…

Italy hosts Libya players in fresh bid to solve crisis

Palermo: Libya's key political players including strongman Khalifa Haftar met with global leaders in Italy on Monday in the latest…

Libyan players in Italy for fresh bid to solve crisis

Palermo: Libya's key political players meet with global leaders in Palermo on Monday in the latest bid by major powers…

Libya conference in early 2019 could pave way to elections: UN

United Nations: A national conference will be held in Libya in the first weeks of 2019 to push for elections…

Five dead in IS attack in central Libya

Tripoli: At least five people were killed Monday and 10 others kidnapped in an attack by Islamic State group jihadists…

Libya replaces interior minister in security reform drive

Tripoli: The head of Libya's UN-backed government on Sunday reshuffled key cabinet posts, replacing the interior minister amid efforts to…

UN envoy says hard to hold Libya elections in December

Tripoli: The UN envoy to Libya told AFP that it will be difficult to hold elections as hoped on December…

500,000 children face ‘immediate danger’ in Libya capital: UN

Tripoli: Half a million children are in "immediate danger" in Libya's capital Tripoli due to fighting, the United Nations children's…

EU condemns violence in Libya’s capital

Tripoli: The European Union delegation to Libya and the EU Heads of Mission to Libya on Saturday condemned the continued…

UN renews Libya mission but no date for elections

United Nations: The UN Security Council on Thursday extended its political mission in Libya for a year but did not…

All Flights diverted after rocket attack at Tripoli airport

Just less than a week after UN brokered a truce between rival militias in Tripoli, residents in Libya witnessed rockets…

UN-backed government puts Tripoli on maximum security alert

Tripoli: Libya's United Nations-backed unity government has put its security services on maximum alert at sensitive sites in Tripoli after…

Libya: Over 100 dead in September shipwrecks

Tripoli [Libya]: More than 100 people, including 20 children died in early September when two rubber boats carrying scores of…

Only working airport in Libya capital reopens after clashes

Tripoli: The only working airport in Tripoli reopened Thursday, after being forced to close by deadly clashes in the Libyan…

63 dead, 12 missing in Tripoli clashes

Tripoli: A total of 63 people died and 12 went missing in the clashes in Libya capital Tripoli, said the…

Libya in chaos since overthrow of Kadhafi

Tripoli: Libya, which has seen more than a week of deadly clashes between rival militias around Tripoli, fell into chaos…

Riots in Jail, Hundreds of inmates escaped

Tripoli: As many as 400 prison inmates escaped on Sunday following the riot between rival militias in Tripoli according to…

Hundreds escape prison near Libya’s Tripoli: police

Tripoli: Some 400 detainees escaped after a riot on Sunday at a prison in the southern suburbs of the Libyan…

UN urges calm in Libyan capital amid clashes

Tripoli:The UN Support Mission in Libya has called on warring armed groups in the south of the capital to "immediately…