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Libya official: Renewed militia clashes in Tripoli kill 13

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Clashes between competing militias in Libya's capital on Friday killed at least 13 people, despite calls for calm after violence first broke out the previous night, a spokesman ...

Rival Libya leader says he has no plans to rule from Tripoli

SIRTE, Libya (AP) — One of Libya’s rival prime ministers told The Associated Press that he has no immediate plans to rule from the capital of Tripoli, after his attempted move there last week sparked ...

Libya: Gadhafi son disqualified from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya's top electoral body on Wednesday disqualified the son and onetime heir apparent of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi from running for president in elections to be held ne...

Libya's parliament speaker announces run for president

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s influential speaker of parliament announced late Wednesday that he will be running for president, making him the latest candidate to join the race for the country’s high...

Libya lawmakers pass no confidence vote for transition govt

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan lawmakers Tuesday passed a vote of no confidence in the country's transitional government, throwing long-waited elections scheduled later this year into further uncertain...

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...