The prominent Tripoli hotel that was attacked by Daesh earlier today is now empty after security forces rescued 12 expats from the 26th floor.
Masked gunmen stormed a popular hotel in Libya's capital Tripoli Tuesday morning following a car bomb explosion in the parking lot. Daesh-linked militants claimed responsibility for the attack as
UN-brokered Libya peace talks resumed on Monday in Geneva in the absence of a major opposition faction which is only willing to participate if the talks take place in Libya.
January 26, 2015
Libyan Deputy Foreign Minister Hassan al-Saghir was released Monday after briefly being kidnapped from his home by unknown assailants.
January 25, 2015
The deputy foreign minister of Libya’s internationally-recognized government has been kidnapped in the eastern city of al-Bayda.
January 24, 2015
Mohammad al-Zahawi, the leader of Libyan Islamist group Ansar al-Shariah, died of wounds incurred in an ambush in September.
January 22, 2015
Armed men opened fire on the car of Libya's head of security Colonel Senussi Kaiba Thursday, killing him and his driver in the coastal, Islamist city of Sirte.
January 21, 2015
Hamza Muhammad Hassan Matrouk from Tulkarm refugee camp was identified as the assailant behind the Tel Aviv bus stabbing.
Japanese journalist Kenji Goto went to Raqqa to find his friend and fellow hostage Haruna Yukawa when he was abducted by Daesh.
January 19, 2015
The General National Congress agreed to attend the UN-sponsored dialogue shortly after the internationally recognized House of Representatives called for a cease fire.
January 18, 2015
Libya's government declared a cease fire two days after an Islamist backed militia declared a truce.
January 17, 2015
A bomb injured two security guards in an attack on Algeria's embassy in Libya.
Algerian authorities rejected a French request to bury the bodies of the Charlie Hebdo attackers Cherif and Said Kouachi in Algeria.
Warring Libyan factions announced a ceasefire and agreed to continue UN peace talks next week. The talks will focus on forming a national unity government.
January 13, 2015
A explosive-laden car entered a checkpoint east of Benghazi before detonating and killing three Libyan soldiers Tuesday, the AFP reports.