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Sirte was recaptured from Daesh last December by forces loyal to the national unity government. (AFP/File)
February 24, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Some 5,325 families have reportedly returned to eight districts of the city
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir. (AFP/File)
February 22, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The deal stipulates the two state companies will establish a joint working committee to explore possible cooperation in various fields.
Before the outbreak of civil war, Libya was producing about 1 million bpd.  (AFP/File)
February 22, 2017 - 06:10 GMT
The head of the National Oil Corp. of Libya met with Rosneft Chairman Igor Sechin to lay the groundwork for investments in the Libyan oil sector.
A record 5,079 people died in 2016 during the journey to Europe. (AFP/File)
February 21, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Pictures on IFRC's Twitter account showed the bodies lined up along the shore covered in white and black bags.
Official decree declaring the travel ban on unaccompanied women in eastern Libya. [Twitter]
February 20, 2017 - 10:06 GMT
The ban, issued by Libyan general Abdul Razzaq Al Nadori, forbids women under the age of 60 to travel outside the country without a male companion.
Marshal Khalifa Haftar (C), the military leader of the Libyan National Army and Libya’s parallel parliament based in the eastern city of Tobruk returns from a visit to Russia on December 3, 2016. (AFP/Abdullah Doma)
February 19, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
General Khalifa Haftar heads the Tobruk-based eastern government in Libya, which has been fighting the UN-backed government since 2014.
A Libyan man points two Kalashnikov assault rifles in the air as a national flag waves behind him during a celebration marking the sixth anniversary of the Libyan revolution. (AFP/File)
February 18, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
They took to the streets of the country’s capital, Tripoli, and other major cities on Friday to mark the 2011 uprising.
Mihael Petrelis glances at the appellate court's decision outside a federal appeals court after it ruled against lifting the stay on U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order imposing a temporary immigration ban on seven Muslim-majority nations in San Francisco, California. (AFP/Elijah Nouvelage)
February 17, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The revised executive order may explicitly exclude green card holders from the travel ban.
Libya has been bogged down with years of conflict and instability. (AFP/File)
February 15, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The rival army chief and the head of the country's unity government in Cairo made the agreement on Tuesday.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring speaks to the media after a hearing February 10, 2017 in front of a US District Court in Alexandria, Virginia. Herring attended the hearing for a request he filed to block the travel ban executive order issued by President Donald Trump. (AFP/Alex Wong)
February 14, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Virginia became the third state to block Trump's executive order on the grounds that it violated the First Amendment of the US Constitution.
The Dubai The team determined that the new Libyan city would need to include financial markets, markets, shopping malls and universities among other features. (Shutterstock)
February 13, 2017 - 06:36 GMT
Sheikh Mohammed confirmed that former Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi's plans to build a city similar to Dubai were shelved during the civil war.
 Mihael Petrelis glances at the appellate court's decision outside a federal appeals court after it ruled against lifting the stay on U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order imposing a temporary immigration ban on seven Muslim-majority nations in San Francisco, California. (AFP/Elijah Nouvelage)
February 10, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
President Donald Trump reacted to the court's decision by tweeting angrily.
Suleiman al Huti's last moments were captured on film by the militants who killed him (screenshot)
February 09, 2017 - 11:10 GMT
The footage has gone viral and posthumously won the young soldier the respect of an entire nation.
Given Libya's strategic location and huge potential for rebuilding and development, Tillerson and other close aides are likely to advise Donald Trump not to gamble by allowing Russia to gain a major foothold in Libya, or contemplate playing a game of Russian roulette with Putin over its future. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2017 - 12:50 GMT
Two of the major US oil companies who started the early oil exploration in Libya were Exxon and Mobil, along with at least four others.
A passenger from a Riyadh, Saudi Arabia inbound flight, arrives at the international arrivals hall at Washington Dulles International Airport February 6, 2017. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
February 08, 2017 - 06:09 GMT
The US embassy in Riyadh has confirmed that nationals from the seven countries previously banned under Trump's executive order are now permitted to travel to the US if their visas remain valid.
Libyan militia in Tripoli. (AFP/File)
February 07, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Initial reports suggest that at least two Janzour Knight fighters were killed and five civilians injured.