A top Libyan official has warned the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) that the North African country could descend into a “full-scale civil war” if militias are not disarmed.
August 26, 2014
Air strikes by Egypt and the UAE were launched against anti-government militias in Libya last week, senior U.S. officials revealed.
August 25, 2014
Egypt is to host a meeting of foreign ministers of Libya and its neighbours on Monday regarding Libya´s security situation.
Libya's Islamist militias said Sunday that they have consolidated their hold on Tripoli.
August 23, 2014
Libyan Islamist militant group Fajr Libya announced Saturday its seizure of the Tripoli airport from rival nationalist militia groups.
August 22, 2014
Heavy fighting has once again broken out between rival militants around the international airport in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, forcing locals to flee their homes.
August 19, 2014
Forces loyal to retired General Khalifa Haftar have claimed responsibility for recent air strikes in Tripoli.
August 17, 2014
Heavy fighting has broken out between rival militia groups in Tripoli.
August 16, 2014
Heavy fighting has broken out between rival militia groups in the Libyan capital of Tripoli shortly after the new UN envoy announced plans to visit the country soon for ceasefire negotiations.
August 13, 2014
As violence continues in Tripoli and Benghazi, Libya's MPs vote to ask for international humanitarian intervention.
Libya's new parliament agreed that the next president would be elected by popular vote.
August 12, 2014
The police chief in Libya's Tripoli was gunned down Tuesday.
August 11, 2014
Clashes between rival militias in Libya's capital continued on Sunday while the UN attempted to broker a ceasefire between both sides.
August 4, 2014
More than 20 people have been killed in fighting between two armed groups in Tripoli as they battle for control of the international airport.
A Lebanese delegation sent to Mali to investigate the crash of the Air Algerie flight arrived back in Beirut Sunday, saying that efforts to transport the victim’s remains and test DNA samples were far from over.