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Italian navy rescuers help refugees to climb on to their boat in the Mediterranean. (AFP/Getty Images)
March 23, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
European and North African nations will step up military operations to target human traffickers in a bid to stymie migration flows, according to a deal reached on Monday.
Libyan forces patrol in Benghazi in April (AFP)
March 22, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Video has emerged that appears to show forces commanded by Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar executing prisoners in Benghazi.
Would be immigrants wait to disembark in the port of Catania, on the island of Sicily on March 21, 2017 from the ship
March 21, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Over 20,000 have made the dangerous sea crossing in the first three months of 2017.
The Council also criticised General Hafter's call to 'liberate' Tripoli from the west Libyan Government of National Accord. (AFP)
March 21, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
President Fayaz al-Serraj has spoken out against the risk of repression, tyranny and dictatorship.
Libyan General Khalifa Haftar. [AFP]
March 20, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Forces loyal to Libyan General Haftar have been accused of war crimes after they reportedly paraded dead bodies of Islamist fighters through the streets of Benghazi.
The Arab League meeting over Syria. (AFP/Mohamed Hossam)
March 18, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The Arab League hosted a meeting on Saturday to discuss the raging conflict in conflict-ridden Libya.
US President Donald Trump waves after he spoke at former president Andrew Jackson's Hermitage in Nashville, Tennessee on March 15, 2017. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)
March 16, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
US President Donald Trump pledged to fight the ruling, which he called 'an unprecedented judicial overreach.'
Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar heads the army allied to the parliament in eastern Libya, opposed by the UN-backed government in Tripoli. (AFP/File)
March 09, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Libya's eastern parliament is in opposition to the internationally-recognized Government of National Accord led by Fayez al-Sarraj.
This file photo taken on February 18, 2017 shows US Vice President Michael Richard Pence (R) and Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi as they shake hands in Munich, southern Germany. (AFP/Thomas Kienzle)
March 08, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
The US took Iraq off the blacklist after Baghdad started sharing certain data on individuals with Washington, and agreed to a new visa vetting regime.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet to discuss Syria with Russian President Vladimir Putin. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Netanyahu announced that he will be traveling to Moscow on Thursday for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
A member of the Libyan army stands on a tank. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The Libyan National Army (LNA), under Haftar's control, took control of the terminals of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf - which have a potential combined capacity of around 600,000 barrels per day - in September 2016.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (AFP/File)
March 02, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Merkel is scheduled to meet Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi, who is seeking to improve ties with Europe.
Rosneft is going through privatization, but remains partially owned by the Russian government. (Rosneft)
March 02, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
After laying the foundation for a Russian role in Libya's oil sector, the Rosneft head has appealed for the end of 'barbarous foreign inference' in Libya.
Sirte was recaptured from Daesh last December by forces loyal to the national unity government. (AFP/File)
February 24, 2017 - 08:00 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 - 12:00 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 - 07:10 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.