Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021 | Last Update : 01:03 PM IST


Efforts on to secure 7 Indians kidnapped in Libya

The Indian nationals, hailing from the states of AP, Bihar, Gujarat and UP, were kidnapped from Asshwerif in Libya on 14 September

09 Oct 2020 11:43 AM

Mass graves unearthed in Libyan territory recaptured from Khalifa Hafter

Preliminary reports indicate dozens of victims, probably all civilians, found in the city’s mass graves had been buried alive

13 Jun 2020 4:19 PM

Car bomb kills 3 UN staff outside mall in Libya

The UN special envoy for Libya, Ghassan Salame, condemned what he called a 'cowardly attack.'

11 Aug 2019 8:18 AM

62 migrants rescued off Libya's western coast

The country has been largely divided into two factions ever since the death of its dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

04 Aug 2019 11:23 AM

Over 5,500 people injured, 1,048 killed due to infighting in Tripoli: WHO

According to the WHO, out of the total casualties, 106 civilians have lost their lives while 289 civilians have been wounded.

10 Jul 2019 1:31 PM


44 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre, sparks outrage

UN chief denounced 'horrendous' attack and demanded an independent investigation, as divided Security Council failed to condemn the strike.

04 Jul 2019 1:43 PM

199 migrants rescued off Libya's western coast

Medical and humanitarian assistance was provided to the rescued who were taken to reception centres in different cities in Libya.

23 Jun 2019 11:21 AM

Airport reopens after drone alert

Residents have repeatedly spotted drones flying over Tripoli in the past few days but the reason is not clear.

10 Mar 2019 1:59 PM

Colonel Gaddafi had almost purchased Manchester United

Former Libyan dictator was within hours of buying majority stake in Man U before it was sold to the Glazers.

29 Jan 2018 3:08 PM

34 refugees, including 10 toddlers, drown off Libyan coast

With the help of an Italian coastguard ship and several commercial ships, rescuers managed to drag many people from the water.

25 May 2017 9:31 AM


Women, child migrants raped, enslaved in Libya ‘hellholes’: Unicef

Most of the children said they were beaten by adults along the way, with girls suffering more abuse than boys.

28 Feb 2017 5:50 PM

Trial of Gaddafi regime a missed opportunity for justice: UN

'Holding perpetrators responsible for violations is vitally important but accountability should be result of due process and a fair trial.'

23 Feb 2017 10:55 AM

Rubber dinghy carrying migrants sinks off Libya

The coastguard would only confirm that a merchant ship had gone to the aid of the stricken dinghy and that 15 people had been rescued.

15 Nov 2016 9:05 PM