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.
French police and security forces examine the remains of the delivery truck that Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel drove into a crowd of people on Bastille Day. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
France arrested five people with connections to Nice attacker Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel as France continues to investigate the deadly car ramming attack.
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.
Tunisia military hunting 'armed groups' near Algeria border. (AFP/File)
July 17, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Fifty other suspects have been detained in the first six months of 2016.
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.
A memorial for victims in Nice, after the Bastille Day attack that killed over 80 people. (AFP/Giuseppe Cacace)
July 16, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
French investigators named Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, a Tunisian with a prior criminal record but no known ties to militant groups.
Rescue workers arrive on the scene after the deadly attack on Bastille Day revelers in Nice, France. (AFP/Valery Hache)
July 15, 2016 - 04:04 GMT
French President Francois Hollande released a statement on the July 14 attack that has left at least 80 people dead and over 100 wounded.
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.
There are 78 remaining prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay US military prison. (File photo)
July 11, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Fayiz Ahmad Yahia Suleiman, 41, was never officially charged with any crime.
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.