Rival militias negotiate truce in Libya's Tripoli

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan security officials say a temporary cease-fire has taken hold in the capital of Tripoli, after deadly fighting between rival militias that dominate the city flared up last...

Libya says 13 killed in latest bout of Tripoli fighting

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya's Health Ministry says fighting in the capital Tripoli between rival militias has left 13 people dead. The ministry said late Friday that 52 people were ...

Hifter forces in Libya say they freed 19 kidnapped by IS

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — The self-styled Libyan National Army says its forces have freed nearly 20 people who were kidnapped by Islamic State group militants during attacks in central Libya. ...

Militants attack Libya's Foreign Ministry, 3 killed

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Security officials say a suicide bomber has targeted Libya's Foreign Ministry in the capital, Tripoli, killing three people. They say a second suicide bomber w...

Reports: Gunmen kill at least 5 in southeast Libya

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan doctor and an eyewitness say armed men in pickup trucks have killed at least five people in an attack in the southeastern town of Tazirbu. Basit Alzwa...

Libyan forces capture fugitive Egyptian militant

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — The self-styled Libyan National Army says its troops have captured a prominent militant wanted in neighboring Egypt. In a statement posted on its Facebook page...

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...