A spate of targeted assassinations and clashes rocked Benghazi and Derna over the weekend.
U.S. plan for new Libyan force faces obstacles
TRIPOLI, Libya —Deepening divisions among Libya’s myriad armed groups are increasingly stirring conflict in the North African state. Now the United States and its allies are prepared to add a new force to the toxic mix.
Trafficking at the Tunisian-Libyan border, and small-calibre ammunition in Libya
Two new reports from the Security Assessment in North Africa
Scores of inmates escape Libya prison
Official says at least 40 escaped after a jail in the southern city of Sabha came under attack from unknown gunmen.
Reports: People still missing after Libya weapons depot blast kills 20
(CNN) — An explosion rocked a military weapons depot in southern Libya as a group of people apparently tried to loot it, killing at least 20 people, Libya’s state news agency LANA reported Friday.
Libya's Army Finally Fights Back
In the early hours of Monday morning, the streets of Benghazi witnessed heavy fighting between the units from the national army’s Special Forces units and extremists militants from the jihadi group Ansar al-Sharia. The clashes left nine dead and dozens injured, including civilians.
Guide to key Libyan militias and other armed groups
Two years after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya continues to suffer from a chronic absence of security and law and order, with almost daily assassinations, bombings and kidnappings, in addition to a plethora of common crimes.
Persistent violence: No unifying political ideology to guide post-Gaddafi Libya
Violence in Libya stems from the lack of unifying ideology bringing the country together, especially after NATO, CIA and Pentagon destroyed most of the national institutions within the country, editor at the Pan-African News Wire Abayomi Azikiwe told RT.
Deaths as Libya army and militia clash
At least nine are killed and 47 wounded in Benghazi as tensions deepen between government and armed groups.
Libya: the struggle for security
Nearly two years have passed since the end of Colonel Qaddafi’s dictatorship, but all is not well in Libya. What began as a popular uprising – that later gained international support through UN Security Council Resolution 1973 – has now turned into a potentially toxic security vacuum.