Airstrikes launched by an unknown party targeting Islamist-led militias in Libya`s capital killed six people on Monday, authorities said, as the interim government vowed to investigate the strikes amid raging street battles.
Heavy gunfire between warring militias prevented firefighters from battling a massive inferno in Libya`s capital today, despite calls for a cease-fire to end the worst violence in the capital since the country`s 2011 civil war.
Libya`s interim Prime Minister challenged the appointment of his Islamist-backed potential successor on Wednesday, setting the stage for an intense power struggle as airstrikes targeted a militia camp in the country`s east.
Libya`s ousted prime minister gave his first interview since he left the country, saying in the televised appearance aired on Saturday that he doesn`t recognize parliament`s dismissal of him and will contest the decision he called invalid.
Three days of fighting between tribes in a restive city in southern Libya killed 31 people, the country`s Health Ministry reported today, as gunmen assassinated the country`s deputy minister of electricity in a separate attack.
A lawyer for a son of Moammar Gadhafi has accused Libyan authorities of showing a "blatant disregard" for the International Criminal Court by announcing they will put Seif al-Islam Gadhafi on trial in August.