Migrants sit in front of a painted wall on May 19, 2016 at the Abu Salim detention centre in the Libyan capital Tripoli during a visit of United Nations' special envoy to Libya. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
May 23, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The seven boats included 79 women and 11 children.
A man walks on a bombed building in Benghazi, Libya. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2016 - 10:48 GMT
The road to peace in Libya is thrown off-track by other countries' policy priorities, internal politics, and the failure of the GNA.
Daesh spokesman Abu Mohammad al-Adnani recorded his first message since October. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2016 - 05:34 GMT
A new Daesh audio recording calls for attacks across the west during Ramadan and mocks the US airstrikes.
Sirte, Libya. (AFP/File)
May 20, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The Libyan army continued their push toward the Daesh-held Sirte, and retook the city of Bawirat al-Haswon.
Tunisian gendarmes walk inside a house where two suspected jihadists were killed during a security operation on May 11, 2016 in the town of Mnihla, in Ariana province just outside Tunis. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
May 20, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Tunisian special forces killed a senior commander of a local Daesh affiliate in an ongoing crackdown on militants trained in Libya.
Algerian soldiers are seen in front of a row of tanks. (AFP/File)
May 19, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Two Algerians, weapons and large amounts of ammunition were seized in a security operation.
Libyans drive through a destroyed neighborhood in Sirte in 2011. (AFP/File)
May 19, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Despite losing 30 of their own men, the Libyan troops, who are loyal to the country's new unity government, said they will shortly launch further operations to retake Sirte itself.
A Daesh bilboard in Sirte, Libya, describing how women must be dressed. (AFP/File)
May 18, 2016 - 10:05 GMT
A new report from Human Rights Watch details Daesh's complete and ruthless control over the Libyan city, Sirte.
Pro-UN-backed government protesters hold placards and shout slogans during a demonstration in Libya. (AFP/File)
May 17, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Top diplomats from 21 countries met to discuss ways to strengthen Libya's UN-backed government and stabilize the country, which has become a hub for Daesh and other extremists, as well as for migrant smugglers.
Libyan police cadets. (AFP/File)
May 16, 2016 - 10:37 GMT
The chief of Tripoli police was assassinated by unknown gunmen on Saturday.
A migrant is logged as he disembarks from a Maltese coast guard patrol vessel after being rescued at sea, on April 15, 2016, at the Messina harbor in Sicily. (AFP/Giovanni Isolino)
May 14, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
As the refugee deal between the EU and Turkey starts to unravel, more migrants and refugees are reaching Italy from north Africa.
A screen grab from the Daesh video. (Social media)
May 12, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
The Daesh extremist group has released a new horrifying video purportedly showing the gruesome execution of at least 16 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.
The aftermath of the 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi. (AFP/File)
May 11, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
The US justice department will not seek the death penalty for Ahmed Abu Khattala, accused of planning and leading the 2012 Benghazi attack.
A representational image of a solider carrying a missile launcher. (AFP/File)
May 11, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Algerian forces found a stockpile of modified American stinger missiles.
Tunisian security at the Ras Jedir border crossing into Libya. (AFP/File)
May 10, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Tunisian officials have sealed the Ras Jedir border crossing, as militant activities in Libya continues to grow.
Libyan militias outside of Misrata. (AFP/File)
May 09, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Daesh militants executed a police officer east of Libya's third-largest city.