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Libya vows democratic path after Parliament attack

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 23:39

Libyan authorities vowed to pursue a democratic transition in the face of mounting lawlessness after two MPs were shot when protesters stormed the country`s transitional Parliament.

Libya announces early results of assembly elections

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 01:14

Libya`s electoral commission announced the preliminary results from polls for an assembly to draw up a new constitution.

Unrest foils Libya poll rerun in Tuareg south, jihadist east

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 04:19

A second attempt to organise voting for a constituent assembly in a mainly Tuareg region of southwestern Libya and a jihadist bastion in the east has failed in the face of persistent insecurity.

Libyan militias hit power plant with rockets, blackouts possible

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 22:23

More than 100 rockets fired by government-payrolled rival gunmen rained down on a Libyan power plant and electrical blackouts could result this summer, the country`s electricity minister said on Tuesday.

Seven Egyptian Christians found shot execution-style on Libyan beach

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 14:11

Seven Egyptian Christians were found shot dead on a beach in eastern Libya after they were abducted from their apartments, security officials and local residents said.

Seven Christian Egyptians shot dead in east Libya

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 23:50

A Libyan security official says the bodies of seven Coptic Christian Egyptians were found in the eastern city of Benghazi, killed with shots to the head while handcuffed.

No regrets about Benghazi comments: Obama adviser

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 01:00

National Security Adviser Susan Rice said today she had no regrets about remarks she made about an attack in Benghazi, Libya that left a US ambassador dead and sparked a political firestorm.

Libya sets new voting date for regions hit by violence

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 23:57

Voting for a constitutional panel will take place on Wednesday in five Libyan regions where violence stopped people from going to polling stations as planned this week, the electoral commission said.

11 dead as Libya military plane crashes in Tunisia

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 14:05

A Libyan Army medical plane crashed south of Tunis early Friday, killing all 11 people on board, Tunisian emergency services said.

Libya to give legal recognition to uprising rape victims

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 07:34

The Libyan government has decided to recognise as "war victims" women who suffered sexual violence during the 2011 popular uprising that ousted and killed long-time dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

Libya PM announces `compromise` after militia ultimatum

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 14:12

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said a "compromise" had been reached with ex-rebel militias who had given Libya`s interim Assembly a deadline to hand over power.

Libya marks anniversary mired in uncertainty

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 20:44

Libyans on Monday marked the third anniversary of their revolt which ousted dictator Muammar Gaddafi fearful for the future of a country plagued by lawlessness.