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Libyan leader says rival strongman to have voice in govt

Libyan prime minister-designate Fayez al-Sarraj says military strongman Khalifa Haftar, who controls the north African country`s main oil ports, should be represented in a new, more inclusive government.

Libya PM Fayez Seraj calls for national reconciliation in splintered country

Libya PM Fayez Seraj calls for national reconciliation in splintered country

Libya's prime minister called for a national reconciliation initiative to repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence that has followed the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

Kuwaitis abandon battle for Muammar Gaddafi's `Air Force One`

Muammar Gaddafi was killed in October 2011, after which the oil-rich country slid into chaos, with the Islamic State group making inroads.

Libya forces `retake` Benghazi district from jihadists

Libya forces `retake` Benghazi district from jihadists

General Khalifa Haftar`s troops took the al-Gwarcha district of Benghazi.

Three French soldiers killed in Libya: French defence ministry

Three French soldiers have been killed in Libya, the French defence ministry said on Wednesday.

Arms depot blast kills dozens in western Libya

At least 29 people were killed and more than 30 others were injured on Tuesday when an arms depot exploded in Libya`s Garabolli, nearly 60 km east the capital Tripoli.

Pro-govt forces repel IS counter-attack in Libya`s Sirte

Pro-govt forces repel IS counter-attack in Libya`s Sirte

Forces allied with Libya`s unity government said Wednesday they had repelled a counter-attack by the Islamic State group in the jihadists` coastal stronghold of Sirte.

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.