Clashes between Islamists, rivals in Libya kill 31

A Libyan security official says clashes in the eastern city of Benghazi between Islamists and rival fighters loyal to a renegade general have killed 31 on both sides.

Tripoli under militia control as Libya chaos deepens

 Libya`s toothless outgoing government admitted Monday from its safe refuge in the east of the country that it has in effect lost control of Tripoli to armed militias.

10 Libya troops killed in clashes with jihadists: Army

Jihadist gunmen clashed today with Libyan troops in Benghazi, killing 10 soldiers, as the Islamists tried to advance on an airport in the eastern city, the army said.

10 Libya troops killed in clashes with jihadists: Army

Jihadist gunmen clashed on Monday with Libyan troops in Benghazi, killing 10 soldiers, as the Islamists tried to advance on an airport in the eastern city, the army said.

Abdullah al-Thinni asked to form new Libyan government

Libya`s newly-elected parliament Monday asked Abdullah al-Thinni to form a new government, a lawmaker said.

Libya militias take control of Tripoli govt offices

Libya's toothless outgoing government on Monday admitted it had lost control of government offices in Tripoli to armed militias.

Libyan government says has lost control of most Tripoli ministries

Libya`s government said it has lost control of most ministries and state institutions located in Tripoli after rival armed groups took over the capital.

Libya militias take control of Tripoli govt offices

Libya`s toothless outgoing government admitted Monday it had lost control of government offices in Tripoli to armed militias.

Libyan armed faction takes over US Embassy annex in Tripoli

 Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the US Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated all of its staff last month, US officials said on Sunday.

Libya finds 15 migrants' bodies near ripped inflatable boat

Libyan coastguards on Sunday found 15 bodies of sub-Saharan African migrants floating in the sea near a ripped inflatable boat, east of the capital.

Migrant boat carrying 100 capsizes off Libya

A Libyan coast guard official says a boat carrying more than 100 migrants has capsized off the coast near the capital.

Libya Islamists say they shot down jet of rival forces

Libyan jihadists said on Saturday they downed a plane belonging to forces of a rogue general, but a source close to the officer said it crashed because of a technical fault.

Libya Islamists say they shot down jet of rival forces

Libyan jihadists said today they downed a plane belonging to forces of a rogue general, but a source close to the officer said it crashed because of a technical fault.

Libyan militia says it accepts UN call for truce

The Islamist militia in control of Libya's capital, Tripoli, says it agrees with a U.N. Call for a cease-fire in this North African country but vows to resist any foreign interference in Libyan affairs.

France urges UN to provide `exceptional support` for Libya

French President Francois Hollande on Thursday called on the United Nations to provide special support for authorities in Libya, which is sliding ever deeper into chaos as militias fuel an escalating war.

UN Security Council urges for immediate ceasefire in Libya

The UN Security Council Wednesday adopted a resolution on Libya, calling for an immediate ceasefire while expanding sanctions on those who involved in the violence there.

Libyan raids could herald bolder Arab action as US wavers

Air strikes against Libyan Islamist militants that US officials had said were staged by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates could mark an escalation of a regional struggle over the future of the Arab world.

24 more bodies recovered in Italy's refugee rescue

The Italian navy has recovered another 24 bodies from an overturned fishing boat during rescue operations for the thousands of would-be refugees who are fleeing Libyan shores for Europe.

War planes attack Libyan capital again as airport terminal is destroyed

Fire destroyed the terminal at Tripoli`s main airport on Sunday, one day after it was seized by militia fighters from the Libyan city of Misrata, witnesses said.

Libya`s Islamist militias claim control of capital Tripoli

Libya`s Islamist militias said on Sunday they have consolidated their hold on Tripoli and its international airport, driving out rival militias to the outskirts of the capital following a weekslong battle for control of the strategic hub.