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Smoke billows from buildings after the air force from the pro-government forces loyal to Libya's Government of National Unity fired rockets targeting Daesh in Sitre. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
As Daesh gain a foothold, Libyan authorities have started plans for the destruction of precursor chemicals.
The Libyan coast guard has intercepted multiple boats of African refugees trying to make the trip to Europe this spring. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The Libyan coast guard intercepted a sinking boat and rescued all 138 refugees aboard.
Libya has been scene of increasing violence since 2011. (AFP/ ABDULLAH DOMA)
July 20, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
This is the first time Paris confirmed that it had special forces in Libya.
Fighters from the pro-government forces loyal to Libya's Government of National Unity hold a position as they target the Islamic State group in Sirte, June 2016. (AFP/File)
July 16, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Friday’s confrontation was reportedly the fiercest in the coastal city in recent weeks.
Sirte, Libya. (AFP/File)
July 13, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
Libyan forces are continuing an assault on Daesh militants in Sirte, moving street-by-street to push the militants out of the city.
Supporters of the UN-backed unity government at a rally in Tripoli, Libya. (AFP/File)
July 13, 2016 - 05:30 GMT
The Libyan unity government began addressing the country's overarching issues at their new location in Tripoli.
Egyptians gather their belongings as they prepare to cross to Tunisia, via the Libyan side of the Ras Djir border crossing, on February 23, 2015 for a flight evacuating them back to Cairo. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
July 11, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The Egyptian Exterior Ministry has announced a temporary travel ban for Egyptians to Libya.
Fighters from forces loyal to Libya's Unity Government gather next to a pick up truck on July 2, 2016 as they take position to hit Daesh targets in Sirte during an operation to recapture the coastal city. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
July 10, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
The Egyptian men were workers living in Libya, and were ambushed as they tried to return to Egypt.
A fighter from forces loyal to Libya's Government of National Unity (GNA) stands on a truck mounted with a machine gun as he holds a position in Sirte during an operation to recapture the coastal city from Daesh, on July 2, 2016. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
July 04, 2016 - 11:25 GMT
Local police confirmed the man's death, but gave no further details into the kidnapping incident.
Italian navy personnel and rescued migrants ride in a boat after a resuce operation off the Libyan coast, in the Mediterranean Sea. (AFP/file)
July 03, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
According to activist Mustafa Abdulkarim, “the boat carrying 28 Tunisian migrants left the Libyan port city of Sabratha heading for Italy capsized half an hour after sailing. Only 12 people managed to reach the shores.”
Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed unity government patrol the city of Sirte during an operation to recapture the city from Daesh militants, June 12, 2016. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2016 - 10:24 GMT
Forces loyal to the Libyan unity government have wrested control of a district south of the city of Sirte following heavy clashes with Daesh militants, officials say.
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.