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.

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.

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.

France wants action on Libya, stops short of African calls for intervention

 French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Friday world powers must tackle instability in Libya but he stopped short of openly backing the military intervention called for by regional powers in the Sahel.

17 soldiers, 1 civilian, killed in southern Libya

A Libyan Army spokesman says armed militants have shot and killed 17 soldiers and one civilian at a checkpoint.

Libya internationally recognised govt backs UN talks: FM

Libya`s internationally recognised government has given its backing to UN-brokered talks between warring factions aimed at halting unrest across the country, its foreign minister said late Thursday.

Libyan PM says government responsible for bombing Tripoli airport

Libya`s internationally-recognized Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni said on Tuesday his government`s air force was responsible for strikes on the airport of the capital Tripoli, controlled by a rival administration.

UN announces 12-hour truce in Libya`s Benghazi

The United Nations said pro-government forces and Islamist militias fighting for control of Libya`s second city Benghazi agreed to a 12-hour humanitarian truce on Wednesday.

Sporadic clashes reported in Libya

Sporadic clashes were reported on Wednesday between the militant Libya Dawn Forces and tribal forces loyal to the Libyan Army southwest of the Libyan capital.

Bombs hit near Egypt, UAE embassies in Libya

  A car bomb exploded near the Egyptian embassy in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on Thursday though there were no immediate reports of casualties, residents and witnesses said.

Libya violence: Beheaded bodies of activists found

In fresh incident of violence, bodies of three activists who were beheaded have been found in eastern Libya's Derna city.

Hand over Gaddafi's son: ICC prosecutor to Libya

Libya should immediately hand over the son of the country's former dictator so a case of alleged crimes against humanity can proceed, the prosecutor for the International Criminal Court demanded on Tuesday.

Libya chaos deepens as court nullifies parliament

Libya's supreme court on Thursday invalidated the internationally recognised parliament, setting the stage for deepening political chaos in the violence-wracked North African nation.

Rival PM says new elections can save Libya

The head of Libya's self-declared government, Omar al-Hassi, has called for new elections to pull the violence-wracked nation back from chaos.

Trial of Muammar Gaddafi officials postponed

 A Libyan court has postponed the trial of officials who served under former leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Libya Parliament allies with renegade general, struggles to assert authority

Libya`s beleaguered elected Parliament has declared a formal alliance with a renegade former general, as it struggles to assert some authority in a country many fear is sliding into outright civil war.

Toll in Libya clashes rises to 75

Nine more people were killed in violent clashes in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi between the renegade general Khalifa Hafter's forces and Islamic militants, taking the total toll to 75, medical sources said Monday.

Ban Ki-moon makes surprise visit to Libya, urges dialogue

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon flew to Tripoli on Saturday to urge the warring factions fighting for control of Libya to make peace, in the highest-level visit since an armed faction took the capital in August.

Dozens of Libyan troops killed in Benghazi attacks, clashes

Dozens of soldiers were killed and more than 70 wounded in car bomb attacks and clashes between troops and Islamists around Benghazi airport, a Libyan Army spokesman said on Thursday, as the UN threatened sanctions.

British parliament set to approve air strikes against IS in Iraq

Prime Minister David Cameron urged lawmakers on Friday to vote in favour of Britain joining US-led air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq, hours ahead of a crunch parliamentary vote he is expected to win.