Gunmen kidnap Libya deputy foreign minister

Gunmen kidnapped a Libyan deputy foreign minister from his hotel room on Sunday in the eastern city of Al-Baida where the recognised government is based, a ministry official said.

Libyan extremist group Ansar al-Shariah says leader killed

Benghazi-based extremist Islamic militant group Ansar al-Shariah said on Saturday its leader Mohammed al-Zahawi has been killed.

'Possibility' for new Libya peace talks in Geneva next week: UN

A new round of peace talks between Libya`s warring factions will possibly take place in Geneva next week, the United Nations said Friday.

Libya's Islamist-backed Parliament sets conditions for talks

Libya's Islamist-backed parliament, the General National Congress (GNC), announced Sunday to join the UN-sponsored peace talks on the condition that they were held within Libya, according to officials.

Libya recognised government army declares ceasefire

The army of Libya`s internationally recognised government announced on Sunday that it would cease fire, two days after an Islamist-backed militia alliance announced a truce.

Three months of fighting in Libya's Benghazi kills 600, say medics

About 600 people have been killed in three months of heavy fighting between Libyan pro-government forces and Islamist groups in Libya`s second-largest city Benghazi, medical staff said on Sunday.

Libya''s militant group to stay in battlefields despite truce

A group of Islamist militants on Saturday claimed it will continue to stay in the battlefields, which is in line with the orders issued by Libya`s expired parliament, Xinhua reported.
 

UN Security Council threatens sanctions over Libya turmoil

The UN Security Council on Saturday welcomed a ceasefire announced by an Islamist-backed militia in Libya and threatened to impose sanctions on those who obstruct peace efforts. 

Islamic State militants claims bomb attack on Algerian embassy in Libya

Assailants lobbed explosives at Algeria`s embassy in the Libyan capital Saturday, wounding three people, a security official said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group.

IS claims bomb attack on Algerian embassy in Libya

Assailants lobbed explosives at Algeria's embassy in the Libyan capital on Saturday, wounding three people, a security official said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group.

Explosives hit Algerian embassy in Libya

Assailants lobbed a bag packed with explosives at the Algerian embassy in the Libyan capital on Saturday, injuring three people, a security official said.

Militias announce Libya truce after Geneva accord

An Islamist-backed militia alliance on Friday announced a ceasefire in conflict-strewn Libya, following an agreement at UN-brokered peace talks between warring factions.

Libyan factions agree on a unity government

Libya's rival factions have agreed to form a national unity government to end the deadly civil war and secure phased withdrawal of armed groups from all Libyan cities as the violence in the strife-torn country displaced about 4,00,000 Libyans recently, the UN said today.

Libya`s warring parties agree on roadmap for unity government

Libya`s warring factions have agreed on a roadmap to form a unity government after two days of UN-brokered talks in Geneva, touted as the last chance to avert total anarchy.

Libyan factions agree on `agenda` for unity government

Libya`s warring factions have agreed on an "agenda" to form a unity government after two days of UN-brokered talks in Geneva, the UN said on Friday.

Libya peace talks continue after `positive` start

UN-brokered talks on ending armed chaos in Libya continued for a second day Thursday in Geneva after a promising start despite being shunned by some groups.

UN hosts Libya peace talks for national unity govt

The first round of political talks for facilitating the Libyan peace process proposed a national unity government that will be acceptable to all Libyans, the UN said on Wednesday.

UN to hold Libya peace talks in Geneva Wednesday

The United Nations will host talks between Libya's warring factions from Wednesday in Geneva, amid warnings that they could be the last chance for peace in the battle-scarred nation.

UN to hold Libya peace talks in Geneva on Wednesday

The United Nations will host crunch talks between Libya`s warring factions from Wednesday in Geneva, amid warnings that this could be the last chance for peace in the battle-scarred nation.

IS jihadists claim abduction of 21 Christians in Libya: Monitor

The Islamic State group`s branch in Libya has claimed the abduction of 21 Christians, a monitor reported Monday, as Egypt confirmed that 20 of its citizens were being held in the country.