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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...

In Libya, a rogues' gallery of militias

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — The airstrike that hit a detention center for migrants near the Libyan capital early Wednesday killing more than 40 people and wounding dozens has raised concerns about the Euro...

Hifter's rule brings security to eastern Libya, at a cost

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — After years of assassinations, bombings and militia firefights, Libya's eastern city of Benghazi finally feels safe again — but security has come at a heavy cost. ...

Libyan officials: Militant attack kills 9 troops at LNA base

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan officials say militants have killed at least nine soldiers in an attack on a training camp for the self-styled Libyan National Army in the country's southwestern desert. ...

In Libya, a rogues' gallery of militias prepare for war

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya is on the verge of an all-out war involving a rogues' gallery of militias, many of which are little more than criminal gangs armed with heavy weapons. Th...

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...