US special forces have been embarrassingly kicked out of a air base in Libya with their weapons confiscated by Libyan troops.
There is a small town on Libya’s south-west border with Algeria that has traditionally occupied a key point on the migrant route to Europe.
The Joint Military Operations of the Libyan National Army (LNA) in Ajdabiya has said that it is going to launch fresh military operations in the town’s suburbs against the so-called Islamic State (IS) and other jihadist groups. However, the town’s mayor, Salem Jadhran, has sent a message to the LNA …
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Monday that the Islamic State group was spreading from its stronghold on the Libyan coast to the interior of the country with the aim of getting access to oil wells.
The US, Italy and their allies are trying to press rival Libyan factions into signing a UN-brokered peace deal.
The International Crisis Group considers the international conference on 13 December in Rome an opportunity to bring together a divided Libya through an inclusive political process. Under the co-chairmanship of Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, it will bring together the “P5+5” group that …
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The United Kingdom may soon begin bombing the Islamic State in Libya, following on from the recent decision to carry out air strikes against the group in Syria.
The House of Representatives and the General National Congress are in danger of breaking up, new UNSMIL chief Martin Kobler has told the UN Security Council.
Checkpoints appeared in Sabratha today allegedly manned by supporters of the so-called Islamic State (IS) although there are competing claims that those involved are members of Ansar al-Sharia.
In the northern heart of Libya sits the town of Sirte. It is the hometown of Muammar Gaddafi, who was killed there by local militiamen after a NATO missile stopped his convoy on their behalf.