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Libyan airliner, carrying 124, narrowly avoids being hit by bombing

The incident forced the airport to close air traffic and re-route flights to Misrata, some 200 kilometres (125 miles) further east.

05 Aug 2019 6:17 PM

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

Haftar army threatens to launch more strikes in Libya

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

02 Jul 2019 3:24 PM

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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

2 bodies retrieved from boat off Libya's coast; 73 migrants rescued

In recent years, thousands of migrants have lost their lives after undertaking dangerous sea travel on overcrowded rubber boats.

03 Jun 2019 9:13 AM

UN warns of worsening humanitarian situation in Libya

Fierce fighting for control of Libya's capital that has displaced thousands of people, threatens to bring further damage.

29 Apr 2019 4:54 PM

WHO estimates around 150 casualties in battle of Libya's Tripoli

At least 147 people have been killed and 614 wounded in the offensive launched by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar.

15 Apr 2019 8:07 PM

100 migrants may have drowned near Tripoli: Libyan coastguard

Migrants from Libya try to cross to Europe by sea in flimsy inflatable boats provided by smugglers that often get punctured or break down.

29 Jun 2018 5:31 PM

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Libya: 11 dead in suicide attack on national election commission

Eyewitnesses earlier said shots were heard and black smoke could be seen rising from the headquarters of the national election commission.

02 May 2018 7:52 PM

Libya: 9 killed in clashes near Tripoli airport

After the attack, 5 people died at Mitiga hospital and 4 died at the cardiac surgery hospital in Tajura.

15 Jan 2018 6:51 PM

Lebanese army to begin offensive against ISIS close to Syrian border

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah said that ISIS holds around 296 square kilometres (115 square miles) on both sides of the border.

19 Aug 2017 11:53 AM

About 28 dead, 130 wounded as militias clash in Libya capital

Health ministry spokesman Anwar Frajallah gave a provisional toll of 28 dead, 128 wounded but could not say if they included any civilians.

27 May 2017 9:26 AM

At least 141 killed in south Libya airbase attack

The GNA said in a statement late Friday a commission of inquiry had been set up to investigate the attack.

20 May 2017 8:27 AM

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Bombs for brides is IS dowry system in Libya

Islamic State’s (IS) marriage contracts unearthed by pro-government forces battling the group in Libya reveal that the jihadists offered their brides unusual dowries: machineguns and explosive belts.

23 Sep 2016 6:51 AM

US strikes target ISIS in Libya

US warplanes Monday carried out airstrikes on positions of the Islamic State group in the Libyan city of Sirte for the first time, the country’s unity government head announced.

02 Aug 2016 6:17 AM

Female swimmer challenges Libyan taboos

Few Libyan women would wear a swimming costume in public, but Daniah Hagul wants to help change a conservative society when she competes at the Rio Olympics.

21 Jul 2016 2:41 AM

US airstrikes on ISIS in Libya kill 40

US warplanes carried out airstrikes against ISIS-linked militants in western Libya on Friday, killing as many as 40 people in an operation targeting a suspect linked to two deadly attacks in 2015 in n

20 Feb 2016 6:31 AM

About 40 dead in air raid on jihadists in Libya: officials

The house in Sabratha was completely destroyed in the raid, said Hussein al-Dawadi, an official in the city.

19 Feb 2016 5:12 PM

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