A Libyan man holds a placard during a protest against the national unity government proposed by United Nations envoy Bernardino Leon on October 9, 2015 in Tripoli's central Martyrs Square. (AFP/Mahmoud Turkia)
October 12, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
Just when a deal was underway, Libya's rival factions rejected the UN proposed unity government, causing fear that the country's political situation will only worsen.
Since US officials announced the opening of an investigation into how so many Toyota trucks made it to Daesh territory in Syria, Arabic media has been throwing new theories into the mix. (AFP/File)
October 12, 2015 - 18:26 GMT
There's more than one theory, and they're not all about the US and the Free Syrian Army.
The words read,
October 12, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Daesh's black flag is the brand of modern global jihad. It is an Islamic symbol that has been kidnapped and appropriated to create a powerful force of terror.
The UN's envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon made the announcement late Thursday. (AFP/File)
October 09, 2015 - 07:50 GMT
Libya agreed on a UN-backed peace deal to form a new unity government years after the county descended into violence.
Bernardino Leon, the UN’s special envoy for Libya, speaks at a press conference regarding negotiations between Libya's rival factions. (AFP/File)
October 07, 2015 - 13:21 GMT
After months of tense negotiations, Libya's rival factions may have finally agreed on the formation of a unity government.
A man carries a child as refugees and migrants arrive on a dinghy to the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey on September 30, 2015. (AFP/Aris Messinis)
October 06, 2015 - 11:02 GMT
According to a report, the Libyan Red Cross found 95 bodies in two separate locations off the Libyan coast since Saturday.
A member of Medecins Sans Frontieres carries a young migrant aboard during a rescue operation by the NGO with the Dignity 1 search and rescue vessel in the Mediterranean sea off the coast of Libya on September 28, 2015. (AFP/Ricardo Garcia Vilanova)
October 05, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Libyan Red Crescent officials said the victims were refugees form African countries, setting off to Europe from Libya.
The Libyan coastguard pull a boat carrying African migrants, rescued as they were trying to reach Europe, at a naval base near the capital Tripoli on Sept. 29, 2015. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
September 29, 2015 - 13:04 GMT
Italian authorities saved 1,151 asylum seekers in 11 separate rescue operations Monday.
UN special envoy for Libya, Bernardino Leon speaks at a press conference during a new round of peace talks on the Libyan conflict on September 12, 2015. (AFP/Fadel Senna)
September 22, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
UN envoy to Libya, Bernardino Leon, announced that this is the last chance for the warring parties to either accept or reject the peace proposal.
Libyan passenger aircrafts sit on the tarmac of Tripoli's Mitiga airport on September 30, 2011. (AFP/Karim Sahib)
September 18, 2015 - 12:25 GMT
Daesh militants stormed a prison located at the Mitiga air base in Tripoli in an attempt to release the detainees.
The head of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives Mohamed Ali Shoeb speaks at a press conference during a new round of peace talks on the Libyan conflict on September 12, 2015. (AFP/Fadel Senna)
September 16, 2015 - 07:26 GMT
Libya's two rival governments have come to a stalement regarding the country's long-awaited peace deal, with the internationally recognized faction refusing to make any changes to the proposal.