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
The country has been largely divided into two factions ever since the death of its dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
04 Aug 2019 11:23 AM
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
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
Libya has been largely divided into two factions ever since the death of dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
02 Jul 2019 3:24 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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