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Egyptian army soldiers in formation. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Unknown assailants attacked Egyptian military guards at the Egypt-Libya border.
The US consulate main entrance in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi. (AFP/Abdullah Doma)
June 29, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The House report on the 2012 attack on the US mission in Libya "found no evidence of wrongdoing" by Hillary Clinton.
A woman walks near a damaged car after shelling hit a protest rally in Benghazi on May 6, 2016. (AFP/File)
June 25, 2016 - 13:03 GMT
A car bomb attack near a hospital in Libya’s coastal city of Benghazi has left four civilians dead and 14 more wounded, medical officials say.
Forces with the National Unity Government stand on a tank in Sirte, Libya, during a land-and-air campaign to retake the city from Daesh. (AFP/Stringer)
June 24, 2016 - 12:24 GMT
National unity government forces launched a series of airstrikes against Daesh militants in their stronghold city of Sirte.
The Italian coast guard apprehends a group of refugees off of the Libyan coast. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Italian coast guard launched a massive rescue operation, saving 4,500 refugees from sinking rafts in the Mediterranean Sea.
Members of forces loyal to Libya's Islamist-backed parliament General National Congress prepare to launch attacks as they continue to fight Islamic State jihadists on the outskirts of Libya's western city of Sirte on March  (AFP Photo/Mahmud Turkia)
June 22, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Libyan forces were securing the “700” neighborhood, just south of central Sirte, and had also made ground to the west of the city center.
Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed unity government fire from a tank in Sirte's centre towards Ouagadougou as they advance to recapture the city from Daesh on June 10, 2016. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
June 22, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Dozens others were injured when a rocket struck an armory in the Libyan capital.
National unity government forces during an operation in Sirte, Libya, on June 12, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
June 22, 2016 - 05:30 GMT
An explosion at an arms depot controlled by a militant group killed over 30 civilians in Libya's western city Garabulli.
A Tunisian police officer in the capital city, Tunis. (AFP/File)
June 21, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Tunisian President extended the country's state of emergency for another month to continue the prohibition of public gatherings and protests.
The remains of a car from a suicide bombing in the Libyan city of Misrata. (AFP/File)
June 21, 2016 - 05:30 GMT
Egyptian and Libyan authorities are investigating the capture of seven Egyptian nationals by unknown militants.
An opposition protester hold a Libyan flag in the eastern city of Tobruk in 2011. (AFP/File)
June 20, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The Tobruk-based government declared martial law to combat the UN-backed national unity government.
A building damaged by serious gunfire in Misrata, Libya. (AFP/File)
June 17, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
A suicide car-bombing near Misrata, Libya, killed ten people at a police checkpoint.
Libyans gather at the site of a deadly truck bombing on a police school in Libya's Sirte. (AFP/File)
June 15, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The Misurata Central Hospital reportedly received yesterday 5 casualties and 37 injuries from Misrata, Mizdah and Sabha after clashes with Daesh fighters.
Ongoing violation of the arms embargo has prompted the UN to take more severe measures in Libya. (AFP/File)
June 15, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The UNSC passed a resolution to search vessels traveling to and from Libya, in hopes to prevent further arms trafficking by Daesh.
Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed unity government patrol the city of Sirte, 450 kilometres (280 miles) east of Tripoli, during an operation to recapture the city from the Islamic State (IS) Jihadists, on June 12, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
June 14, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The bombing comes a day after four troops from Libya's unity government were killed in three separate suicide attacks.
Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed unity government attempt to evacuate a passenger stuck inside a vehicle following a car-bomb attack carried out by Daesh near Sirte on June 2, 2016. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
June 13, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Last week Libyan forces recaptured Daesh's main stronghold of Sirte from the group.