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The Mujahideen Shura Council is currently in de facto control of Darnah. (AFP/EastNews)
June 29, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
Clashes erupted in the eastern city of Darnah between the Tobruk-backed army and the Mujahideen Shura Council militiamen.
A civil war has ravaged parts of Libya since the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2015 - 07:38 GMT
A group of envoys and ambassadors from the EU, Turkey, the US and UK urged warring Libyan factions to back a UN peace deal.
Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi, commonly known as Colonel Gadhafi, was a Libyan revolutionary and politician who governed Libya as its primary leader from 1969 to 2011. (AFP/File)
June 22, 2015 - 08:57 GMT
A number of Gadhafi-era figures are on trial in Tripoli whilst peace talks are at a standstill. Is accountability may be the first step to reconciliation in war-torn Libya?
The Libyan city of Derna has had a significant Daesh presence since it was overrun by the extremist group in December 2014. (AFP/File)
June 21, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Dozens of Daesh militants were killed in the Libyan city of Derna in a battle with fighters from the Mujahedeen Council of Derna.
Senior Al Qaeda figure Mokhtar Belmokhtar was behind two attacks in Niger. (Al Bawaba/File)
June 19, 2015 - 19:12 GMT
According to a statement issued by the North Africa branch of the organisation, Algerian militant Belmokhtar is alive and unharmed by US operations, despite reports of his death.
The seven Tunisian diplomats were freed late Thursday night. (AFP/File)
June 19, 2015 - 16:10 GMT
Tunisian Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche announced that the Tunisian consulate in Triploli, Libya, will be shut down.
Belmokhtar directed attacks in In-Amenas, Algeria, in 2013 that killed at least 38 individuals from 10 countries, including three Americans. (AFP/File)
June 16, 2015 - 13:02 GMT
US investigations of the fate of Algerian al-Qaeda leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar in Libya are ongoing after the Libyan government confirmed his death on Sunday.
A Syrian migrant documented his trip from Ghouta to Germany for Reddit's AMA. (AFP/File)
June 16, 2015 - 00:02 GMT
Reddit's AMA brought us right to the migrant plight this week.
It remains unconfirmed if the target, Algerian Mokhtar Belmokhtar, was killed by the airstrikes. (AFP/File)
June 15, 2015 - 08:43 GMT
The United States launched an aerial attack targeting Algerian al-Qaeda leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar, along with other terrorist groups.
Libya football squad
June 14, 2015 - 16:52 GMT
The Libya football squad is slated to face his Tunisian counterpart in Al Dar Al Beidha, Morocco, in the first leg of the 2016 African championship 'Chan' due to be held in Burundi.
Rival militants have attempted to push back Daesh in Derna over the past week. (AFP/File)
June 14, 2015 - 07:16 GMT
Rival Islamist fighters clashed with Daesh, capturing a Yemeni commander in the Libyan city of Derna Saturday, while a suicide bomber from the militant group killed three people.