Gunmen storm Libya's national oil company headquarters

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya's U.N.-backed government says gunmen have stormed the headquarters of the country's national oil company in the capital Tripoli and taken hostages. Inter...

Clashes escalate in Libya's capital, killing 26

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan official says fighting between rival militias in the capital has killed at least 26 people, including civilians. Widad Abu Niran, a Health Ministry sp...

Libya court sentences 45 to death over killings in 2011

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan court has sentenced 45 people to death by firing squad over killings during the 2011 uprising that evolved into civil war. The conflict toppled and la...

Official: IS-linked group kills 2 policemen in eastern Libya

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan official says militants with links to the extremist Islamic State group have killed two policemen at a checkpoint east Libya. Security official Ahmed ...

Officials say suicide car bomber kills 2 in Libya's east

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan officials say a suicide car bomber has killed at least two security personnel at a checkpoint south of the northeastern town of Ajdabiya. They say the T...

Libyan strongman returns to country after treatment abroad

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan strongman Gen. Khalifa Hifter has returned to the eastern city of Benghazi after medical treatment in France. The Thursday evening arrival was announced...

Libya officials say strongman Hifter in France for treatment

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan officials say strongman Khalifa Hifter has been flown to France for medical treatment. They did not elaborate on his medical condition, only said on Thu...

Explosion at mosque in Libya's Benghazi kills 2, injures 75

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan officials say twin bomb explosions at a mosque in the city of Benghazi have killed at least two people and wounded 75 others. Motaz Agouri, an official ...

UN says Libya's Tawergha families barred from returning home

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — The United Nations Support Mission in Libya on Friday voiced its disapproval over the barring of Tawergha families driven from their town by militias following the 2011 uprising...

Car bombs kill at least 27 in east Libya city of Benghazi

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Twin car bombs exploded as people left a mosque in a residential area of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday night, killing 27 and wounding over 30 in an attack timed...

Car bombs kill at least 27 in east Libya city of Benghazi

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan authorities say twin car bombs have exploded as people left a mosque in a residential area of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing 27 and wounding over 30. ...

Clashes in Libyan capital kill 9, close airport

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan officials say heavy clashes among rival militias in Tripoli left at least nine people dead and forced the capital's only functioning airport to shut down. ...

Libyan navy rescues 272 migrants from stranded boats

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya's navy says it has rescued 272 migrants whose vessels were stranded in the Mediterranean Sea as they tried to reach southern Europe. A navy statement lat...

Libya says at least 25 migrants drowned after boat capsizes

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan navy spokesman says at least 25 migrants have drowned off the North African nation's coast while attempting to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe. ...

Militants attack oil pipeline in eastern Libya

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan official says militants have bombed a pipeline pumping crude oil to the port of Sidr. Col. Muftah Amgharief, from the security force guarding oil faci...