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A general view taken on April 9, 2014 shows the Zueitina oil terminal. (AFP/Abdullah Doma)
July 31, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
This comes following a deal between UN envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler, and the terminals' militia commander, Ibrahim Jedran.
A member of the Libyan army on patrol in Benghazi. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The Shoura Council of Revolutionaries in Benghazi called on Libyans to fight the French intervention, which they believe is dividing the country's focus.
Migrants sit in a port in Tagiura, east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, after 137 people were rescued by coast guard boats off the coast of Libya on July 21, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
July 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Bodies began washing up on Libya's western shores on Friday, and more were found over the weekend.
Libya's Government of National Unity (GNA) fired rockets at Daesh positions in Sirte. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
July 25, 2016 - 09:36 GMT
Libyan forces seized a lab used for building bombs in Sirte, Libya.
Libya football team
July 25, 2016 - 07:31 GMT
Libya are in Group A of the African 2018 World Cup qualifiers alongside Tunisia, DR Congo and Guinea
A sign welcomes travelers to Sirte, Libya. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
July 25, 2016 - 07:18 GMT
Libyan militias are taking the fight against Daesh into their own hands - and are proving remarkably successful.
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.”