At least 4 dead in Libyan attack on refugee boat, rescue group says

An attack on Friday by the Libyan coastguard on a boat carrying around 150 refugees has caused "many" deaths, according to the non-profit maritime rescue organization Sea-Watch.

Islamist government attempts comeback in Libya

International efforts to install a unity government and end Libya's civil strife suffered a new blow overnight when an Islamist-leaning government that controlled the capital Tripoli until March...

Italian report: US has increased airstrikes on Libya

The United States has dramatically increased airstrikes on the stronghold of the Islamic State terrorist organization in the Libyan city of Sirte, Rome-based La Repubblica newspaper reported...

More than 4,600 migrants rescued, 28 bodies recovered off Italy shore

Some 4,655 migrants were rescued and 28 bodies were recovered in 33 operations on the stretch of sea between Sicily and Libya, the Italian coastguard said Wednesday.

Ten dead among the 6,100 boat migrants rescued off Italy

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Tuesday there were 10 bodies among the more than 6,000 boat migrants who were rescued the previous day off the coast of Italy.

Eastern Libyan port exports oil for first time since 2014

A tanker left the eastern Libyan port of Ras Lanuf on Wednesday carrying the first oil export from the terminal in two years, a company official said. 

Two Italians abducted by militants in southern Libya

Two Italian nationals were abducted Monday by militants in Libya's southern town of Ghat near the border with Niger, a local official told dpa.

Libyan forces repulse rivals from key oil terminals, official says

A skirmish for control of Libyan oil terminals ended Sunday with troops aligned to one of the country's competing governments claiming they had repulsed rival forces who had sought to retake...

Libya's National Oil Corporation to resume exports

Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) said Thursday that it would resume exports from its eastern ports "as soon as possible," after taking control of the facilities for the first time in about...

UN: Over 200,000 Libyan refugees preparing to cross to Italy

Some 235,000 refugees are waiting in war-torn Libya to make the crossing across the Mediterranean Sea, according to UN figures.

Lawmakers criticize Britain, France over "collapse" of Libya

The British and French governments have been sharply criticized for pursuing an "opportunist policy of regime change" that led to the "political and economic collapse" of Libya in a cross-party...

Libyan forces seize key oil terminals, official says

Libyan army troops, aligned with an administration rival to the UN-backed unity government, said on Sunday they had seized major oil terminals from a militia.

Italy coastguard: 2,700 migrants saved, 15 bodies recovered from Mediterranean sea

More than 2,700 people were rescued and 15 bodies were recovered following 23 rescue operations in the central Mediterranean, the Italian coastguard said Monday in the latest update on the world's...

Libyan government forces advance into former Islamic State stronghold

Forces aligned with Libya’s UN-backed government have made territorial gains in the last district held by the Islamic State in the group's former stronghold of Sirte, an official said on Saturday...

Libya's remaining 500 tons of chemical weapons heading for destruction

A ship transporting Libya's remaining chemical weapons has left the North African country as part of an international operation to destroy the arsenal, the Danish government said Wednesday.