Despite the apparent victory in Sirte, Libya remains deeply divided, with the national unity government based in the capital Tripoli unable to gain recognition from the elected parliament based in the eastern city of Tobruk. (AFP/File)
December 06, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Another media official on the ground in Sirte as well as a Bunyan Marsous fighter, both of whom asked not to be quoted by name, confirmed the capture of the area.
Column of smoke billowing over Tripoli.. (AFP/File)
December 04, 2016 - 14:09 GMT
Over eight people, including civilians, have been killed and dozens injured after violence broke out in the city.
According to investigations, the 20 Egyptians received military training at the Daesh camps in Syria and Libya. (Screengrab from Daesh videos)
November 28, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Egypt's armed forces carried out airstrikes against Daesh fighters in Libya last year, hours after Daesh released a video showing the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Copts in Libya.
Libyan rebels sit with an anti aircraft weapon in front of an oil refinery. (AFP/File)
November 28, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
“Libya is in such a dangerous economic situation, there is no way it can participate in OPEC production cuts for the foreseeable future/”
More than 4,600 people have been killed this year trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe. (AFP/File)
November 23, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The coast guard said it had coordinated rescue operations off the Libyan coast earlier on Tuesday as hundreds were in desperate need of help on 11 overcrowded boats.
Libyan army soliders and citizens gather outside the Al-Jalal hospital in Benghazi as victims of clashes between Libyan Special Forces and Ansar al-Sharia militiamen are rushed in to be treated on November 25, 2013. (AFP /Abdullah Doma)
November 22, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
The move came following a bombing that rocked a Benghazi school on Monday, which left three people dead.
Benghazi, birthplace of Libya's 2011 revolution which toppled longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi, has been the scene of daily clashes for the past two years. (AFP/Abdullah Doma)
November 22, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The death toll could rise as some of the injured are said to be in a critical condition.
Monkeys: not as cute as they seem (Wikimedia Commons)
November 21, 2016 - 15:21 GMT
The pet caused a violent tribal battle.
The state-of-the-art facility is equipped with a Boeing 737 flight simulator and a full motion Airbus A330 simulator, where cabin crews are trained for emergencies. (File photo)
November 20, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The state-of-the-art facility will allow Oman Air staff to be trained in-country rather than being sent abroad at a higher expense.
340 refugees have lost their lives in the Mediterranean since last week. (AFP/File)
November 17, 2016 - 14:08 GMT
Only 27 survivors, out of 130 on board, were brought to safety by the Bourbon Argos ship a day earlier.
More than 4,000 men, women and children have died in the Mediterranean since the start the year. (AFP/File)
November 13, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
They were on board seven vessels, including six rubber dinghies, coastguard officials said on Saturday.
Aaron Daniels was arrested by police in Columbus, Ohio, as he attempted to board a flight that would eventually take him to Libya. (File photo)
November 08, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
US police said they have been tracking the man, Aaron Daniels, for over a year after he began expressing interest in the group online.
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)
November 08, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
They were charged with 'participating in violent acts outside of the Egyptian borders, targeting institutions inside Egypt, belonging to an outlawed group.'
More than 100,000 people have made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean Sea to Greece and other European states so far this year, according to the UN refugee agency. (AFP/Argiris Mantikos)
November 04, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Two vessels had reportedly been carrying hundreds of refugees when they both capsized in the Mediterranean Sea.
Young migrants are pictured in the 'Jungle' migrant camp, in Calais, northern France, on October 31, 2016, during a massive operation to clear the squalid settlement where 6,000-8,000 people have been living in dire conditions. (AFP/Philippe Huguen)
November 02, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Last year, 3,771 people died on the sea route to Europe.
Libyan forces patrol in Benghazi  April 19, 2016. (AFP/File)
October 30, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
A car has exploded in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least six people, including an individual who outspokenly supported a renegade general in the country.