Women disembark from the Siem Pilot on October 24, 2016 after rescue operations of migrants at see during the weekend. (AFP/Stringer)
October 27, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The EU's coastguard agency warned that rescue missions near the Libyan coast were getting increasingly dangerous.
Emergency workers are seen at the site of the wreckage of a small twin engined plane which crashed shortly after takeoff from Malta International Airport, on October 24, 2016. (AFP/Matthew Mirabelli)
October 24, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
All five passengers and crew of the small aircraft were killed after the plane took off and then plummeted into the ground.
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters hold a position on the top of Mount Zardak, about 25 kilometres east of Mosul.  (AFP/File)
October 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Daesh leader Abu Osama was reportedly killed when a warplane struck his hideout in Talasqaf town, south of Mosul.
Migrants sit on a boat of Libyan coastguard taking them ashore after they were rescued off the town of Qarabulli. (AFP/File)
October 22, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Germany-based group had been attempting to deliver first-aid supplies to the migrants' boat when a speedboat bearing Libyan coastguard markings arrived on the scene.
Forces loyal to Libya's Government of National Accord. (AFP/File)
October 15, 2016 - 16:02 GMT
Libyan militias based in the capital Tripoli have reportedly attempted a coup against UN-sponsored coalition Government of National Accord (GNA) by capturing state buildings and vowing to take over power.
Airstrikes on Libya ousted Muammar Gaddhafi from power, but turned the country into a chaotic breeding ground for Daesh and other extremist groups. (AFP/File)
October 13, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The session called out US involvement in Iraq, Libya, and Syria.
Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed unity government are seen during clashes with Daesh militants. (AFP/File)
October 11, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Forces loyal to Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord continue advancing inside Sirte, as part of a major offensive to liberate the port city from the Daesh extremists.
Daesh took advantage of the turmoil in the country, taking over a strip of coastal land, including Sirte, in June 2015. (AFP/File)
October 04, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The Pentagon claims that US military aircraft has struck Daesh positions in the group’s former stronghold in Sirte, Libya.
Award-winning Dutch photographer Jeroen Oerlemans. (File photo)
October 03, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Along with the Dutch journalist, at least 10 fighters from the jihadist group and eight government troops were killed in Sirte on Sunday.
Survivors from a boat that capsized, off Egypt's north coast, sit in a police station in Rashid in northern Egypt, on September 21, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed El-Shahed)
September 22, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Witnesses accused the police of doing nothing to help as the boat sank off the Egyptian coast.
Imam, 76, played an Arab dictator in the iconic play, a character whom Gaddafi was convinced represented him. (Albawaba Arabic)
September 22, 2016 - 08:11 GMT
What's the story?
A general view shows a tug boat sailing near the Malta-flageed Seadelta oil tanker off the coast of Libya's eastern Ras Lanuf port on September 19, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
September 21, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
The air embargo was proposed to prevent the National Army, a rival to the Government of National Accord, from controlling the region.
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi in New York on September 19, 2016. (AFP/Kena Betancur)
September 20, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The Tunisian President and US Secretary of State met in New York City to discuss tensions at the Tunisian-Libyan border.
Oil silos at the Zueitina oil terminal in eastern Libya on September 14, 2016. (AFP/Abdullah Doma)
September 19, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Libya unity forces launched an attack on General Khalifa Hafter's forces that claimed control of eastern oil ports earlier in the month.
Libyan rebels round-up soldiers loyal to Muammar Gaddafi following their capture after clashes in Libya's western mountain region of Qalaa. (AFP/File)
September 18, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Prime Minister of Libya's unity government Fayez Seraj headed to New York to participate in the sessions of the U.N. General Assembly. Seraj, before leaving Cairo, convened with U.N. Libya envoy Martin Kobler to discuss the latest updates following the LNA seizure of the oil crescent region.
This file photo taken on January 08, 2016 shows smoke billowing from a petroleum storage tank after a fire was extinguished at Al-Sidra oil terminal, near Ras Lanuf, in the so-called
September 14, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The UN-backed government considers this move a direct escalation in the Libyan crisis.