Barack Obama hits out at Cameron, Sarkozy over Libya intervention

Barack Obama hits out at Cameron, Sarkozy over Libya intervention

British leader David Cameron got "distracted" and French President Nicolas Sarkozy wanted to promote his country during the 2011 NATO-led military intervention in Libya, US President Barack Obama said in an interview with The Atlantic on Thursday.

Libya's NOC warns of more Islamic State attacks on oil facilities

Libya`s oil facilities are likely to suffer further attacks unless a United Nations-backed unity government is approved, the head of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) told Reuters in an interview on Monday.

Never-seen-before video of battered and bleeding Colonel Muammar Gaddafi surfaces - Watch

Never-seen-before video of battered and bleeding Colonel Muammar Gaddafi surfaces - Watch

In the video, a battered and bleeding Gaddafi is shown pleading for life.

US military urges ''decisive action'' against Islamic State in Libya

Islamic State militants set fire on Thursday to oil storage tanks in a fresh assault on Ras Lanuf terminal in northern Libya.

Libya unity government formed, UN urges support

The unity government, headed by businessman Fayez al-Sarraj, comprises 32 ministers, the administration announced on its Facebook page.

Muammar Gaddafi tried to marry son to Vladimir Putin's daughter

Muammar Gaddafi tried to marry son to Vladimir Putin's daughter

Muammar Gaddafi tried to engineer a `political` marriage between his second son and planned heir and one of Russian president Vladimir Putin`s daughters, a former advisor to the late Libyan dictator has claimed.

Bashar al-Assad allies Russia, Iran in Mideast resurgence

After years of waning influence, Russia and Iran made a dramatic comeback in the Middle East in 2015 as they threw their support behind Syria`s embattled President Bashar al-Assad.

Libyan rivals sign disputed unity government deal

A group of lawmakers from Libya`s rival parliaments, as well as other political figures, inked the UN-sponsored accord in the Moroccan resort of Skhirat.

How Tony Blair prevented Muammar Gaddafi's chemical weapons from falling into Islamic State's hands

How Tony Blair prevented Muammar Gaddafi's chemical weapons from falling into Islamic State's hands

Blair, as ex-PM, had spoken to Gaddafi on phone before he was killed.

Islamic State militants gains control over 12 camps in Libya's Sirte

Besides the eastern city of Sirte, IS affiliates have earlier taken over the city of Derna.

Tunisia names three suspects wanted over bus bombing

Tunisia has identified three suspects wanted over Tuesday`s suicide bombing that killed 12 presidential guards and is offering a financial reward for information leading to their arrest.

Tunisia attacks were planned in Libya: Minister

A series of attacks in Tunisia claimed by the Islamic State group that killed dozens of people including foreign tourists was planned in neighbouring Libya, a top official said Friday.

UN pushes for final Libyan unity agreement

UN pushes for final Libyan unity agreement

Members of Libya's two rival parliaments will meet separately to discuss the UN proposal.

Women like burqas as they don't need to wear makeup: Donald Trump

Women like burqas as they don't need to wear makeup: Donald Trump

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has said women in the Islamic world like wearing burqas because it is easier as they do not have to wear makeup.

UN proposes National Unity Government for Libya's warring factions, obstacles remain

UN proposes National Unity Government for Libya's warring factions, obstacles remain

The United Nations on Thursday proposed to a national unity government to Libya's warring factions meant to end their conflict, but any deal must overcome resistance from hardliners and pass a vote in their rival parliaments to succeed.

'Seven Libyan soldiers killed fighting off Islamists near Benghazi'

 At least seven Libyan soldiers were killed repelling an attack on their post by Islamist militants eight km (five miles) southwest of the eastern city of Benghazi on Monday, a military source told Reuters.

Videos show Libyan officials threatening jailed Gaddafi son

New videos show Libyan security officials threatening Muammar Gaddafi`s son Saadi in an effort to force him to talk, two weeks after footage emerged showing guards beating him in the same Tripoli jail.

Talks on for securing release of 2 Indian teachers in Libya

India is cautiously optimistic about securing release of two Indian teachers, abducted by Islamic State terror group (ISIS) in war-torn Libya eight days ago.

Video showing abuse of Gaddafi's son must be probed: HRW

 Human Rights Watch called Tuesday on Libyan authorities to immediately investigate the alleged ill-treatment of detainees including a son of slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi at a prison in Tripoli.

Libya warns against diseases in Benghazi as meat rots in closed port

Libyan authorities warned on Monday that diseases might break out in the eastern city of Benghazi due to imported meat left rotting for months in containers at the city`s closed commercial port.