Tag: Libya

Baby’s body found after shipwreck off Libyan coast

Tripoli: A baby's body was found after a shipwreck Tuesday off the coast of Libya, an official said, while at…

First Arab-EU summit billed as chance to cooperate in troubled region

Cairo: European and Arab leaders are to hold their first summit Sunday, in what the top EU diplomat sees as…

#10YearChallenge for Iraq, Libya, Yemen and Syria

Internet this week has been exploding with #10YearChallenge pictures and videos of how people and their lives have changed. The…

No olive branches: Export ban dimming Libya’s ‘green gold’

Stretching as far as the eye can see, groves of gnarled olive trees in northwest Libya have proudly withstood the…

IS suicide bombings kill three soldiers in Libya

Tripoli: Three Libyan soldiers were killed and a fourth soldier was injured in two suicide bombings carried out by the…

ISIS claims responsibility for Libya attack

Tripoli [Libya]: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the gruesome attack on the…

Terror attack on Libyan Foreign Ministry HQ kills 3

Tripoli: At least three people were killed and 10 others including a paramedic, were injured in a terror attack on…

Turkish minister says probing smuggled arms on Libya visit

Tripoli:Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu announced during a visit to Libya Saturday an investigation into a shipment of arms smuggled…

Libya: Campaign begins to pitch for Saiful Islam Gaddafi as presidential candidate

Tripoli: A new campaign has come up in Libya during the current year in which the slain leader Colonel Gaddafi’s…

UN confirms Islamic State killing of 6 hostages in Libya

Tripoli: The UN Support Mission in Libya has confirmed that the Islamic State militant group killed six hostages taken during…

More than 15,000 migrants repatriated from Libya: IOM

Tripoli: More than 15,000 migrants have returned home from Libya through a voluntary programme since the beginning of 2018, the…

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…