Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter
National News
Latest from  

Fighting near Libyan capital kills photographer

Tripoli - A Libyan photographer who worked for Associated Press news agency was killed Saturday south of Libya's capital Tripoli where he was covering militia clashes, a medical source and family said.

Two days of clashes near Libya capital leave 10 dead

Tripoli - Two days of clashes between rival militias near Libya's capital Tripoli have left 10 people dead and 41 wounded, the health ministry said Thursday.

Libya strongman's forces launch operation to 'purge' south

Benghazi - The forces of Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar on Wednesday announced a military operation to "purge" jihadists and criminal gangs from the south of the conflict-hit nation.

Clashes in Libyan capital leave 5 dead: health ministry

Tripoli - A new round of clashes between rival militias in Libya's capital left at least five people dead Wednesday, the health ministry said, four months after fighting killed over 100.

UN warns against new clashes in Libya capital

Tripoli - The UN's Libya mission warned against clashes in the country's capital on Wednesday as tensions rose between rival militias, four months after clashes that left over 100 people dead.

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 from his country to the conflict-hit North African nation.

Libya could vote on constitution in February: electoral commission

Tripoli - Libya's electoral commission could organise a referendum on a new constitution for the strife-torn country in February if it gets security guarantees and funds, its head said on Thursday."It is possible to organise a referendum on the constitution...

15 migrants dead after boat capsizes off Libya: survivors

Tripoli - Fifteen migrants died and 10 others survived 11 days at sea after their boat capsized off the coast of Libya, the Libyan Red Crescent said on Tuesday, citing the survivors.

Libya PM calls for 'common vision' ahead of crisis talks

Tripoli - The head of Libya's UN-backed government, Fayez al-Sarraj, urged the international community on Thursday to find a "common vision" for the chaos-hit North African nation, ahead of crisis talks in Sicily next week.

Libya's south falls prey to foreign armed groups

Tripoli - Neglected by rival authorities in Tripoli and the country's east, Libya's southern desert has increasingly become a hideout for foreign rebel groups that stand accused of stoking growing insecurity.

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 bolster security in the wake of fighting around Tripoli.

'Jewel of Roman Empire' faces Libya dangers

Sabratha - Perched on the edge of Libya's Mediterranean coast, the ancient city of Sabratha remains an awe-inspiring spectacle, the pink columns of its amphitheatre towering above turquoise waters.

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 10, following a new wave of fighting in the North African nation."There is still a lot to do.

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 10, following a new wave of fighting in the North African nation."There is still a lot to do.

Libya unity govt under pressure on security, economic reforms

Tripoli - A month of deadly clashes between armed groups in Tripoli has stepped up pressure on Libya's unity government to end its reliance on militias and to implement economic reforms.

Scores freed from militia-run Libya prison decried by UN

Tripoli - Libya's internationally recognised government on Thursday announced the release of 83 prisoners from a jail where the United Nations has documented torture and summary executions.

Libya in chaos since the 2011 overthrow of Kadhafi

Tripoli - Libya, where a new ceasefire was announced Wednesday to end a month of deadly fighting near the capital, fell into chaos with the ouster and killing of strongman Moamer Kadhafi in October 2011.

Libyan government announces Tripoli ceasefire deal

Tripoli - Libya's internationally recognised government Wednesday announced a new ceasefire deal to end a month of fighting between rival militias south of Tripoli that has left more than 100 dead.

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 fund UNICEF said on Monday.

Libya urges 'effective' UN action to end Tripoli violence

Tripoli - Libya's internationally recognised government has called on the UN to take "concrete and effective" action to protect civilians and halt fighting near the capital that has killed more than 100 people since late August.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 79 Next»

RSS RSS for National News

Latest News
Top News