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In his first travel abroad, new Italian PM visits Libya

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Italy's prime minister on a visit Tuesday to the Libyan capital of Tripoli — his first trip abroad since taking office — lauded the North African country's efforts to curb the f...

Officials: Commander wanted by int'l court killed in Libya

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan officials said armed men Wednesday shot dead a military commander wanted by the International Criminal Court in an eastern city. Mahmoud al-Werfalli, a ...

Libyan lawmakers confirm unifying interim government

BENIGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan lawmakers confirmed a newly appointed government on Wednesday to lead the war-wrecked country through elections by the end of the year. The government ...

Libya: Lawmakers begin consultations on new government

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan lawmakers began consultations Monday aimed at confirming a newly appointed government that would lead the war-wrecked country through elections by the end of the year. ...

Libya's interim leader arrives in key eastern city

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — The president of Libya's freshly designated interim government arrived Thursday in Benghazi, the stronghold of the divided country's eastern factions, as part of a campaign to f...

Libya's eastern-based forces move to halt oil exports

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A move by Libya's east-based forces to choke off oil exports from its territory threatens to throttle much of the country’s oil production, the national corporation said Saturda...

Hifter's forces say they'll abide by Libya ceasefire deal

Benghazi, LIBYA (AP) — Libya’s east-based forces have announced that they will abide by a Russia- and Turkey-brokered ceasefire starting Sunday, in a last-minute reversal. The Libyan...

Libya's east-based forces say key coastal city captured

BENGHAZI (AP) — Libya's east-based forces said they captured the strategic coastal city of Sirte on Monday from the internationally-recognized government. The announcement comes amid...

Libya's eastern forces seize Turkish-crewed ship

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s Benghazi-based forces claimed they seized a ship with Turkish crew members, as tensions in the eastern Mediterranean continue to rise over a contentious maritime border ...

Armed men's cold-blooded killing sparks anger in Libya

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Surveillance cameras have caught armed men shooting to death a young man in one of the busiest streets in Libya's capital Tripoli, sparking anger and demands the government decl...

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...