Libya militia scramble to halt IS advance

Commanders in Libya's third city Misrata rushed militiamen to a key crossroads on Friday after it was overrun by the Islamic State (IS) group in an assault in which a suicide bomber killed two police personnel.

Italy FM in Libya for talks with unity government

Italy FM in Libya for talks with unity government

Italy`s foreign minister arrived in the Libyan capital on Tuesday in a show of support for the new unity government, the first visit by a top Western official since 2014.

Blow to Libya unity govt as rival refuses to cede power

Efforts by Libya's UN-backed unity government to assert its control over the capital were thrown into chaos today as the head of a rival Tripoli-based authority backed away from ceding power.

Kerala engineer held captive in Libya unharmed: Family

A 43-year-old Keralite software professional in Libya, taken captive along with three other colleagues in Tripoli, have not been been physically harmed, according to information received by the family.

Kerala techie abducted in Libya by rebel forces

Kerala techie abducted in Libya by rebel forces

An IT engineer from Kerala is suspected to have been abducted by rebels in war-torn Libya. 

Libya's self-declared National Salvation government stepping down - statement

Unity government leaders arrived by ship from Tunisia last Wednesday, after the National Salvation government closed Tripoli`s air space to prevent them from flying in.
 

India planning to evacuate its nationals from Libya

India planning to evacuate its nationals from Libya

The development comes close on the heels of the death of a Kerala nurse and her child in western Libya.

IS leader al-Baghdadi 'flees' to Libya

IS leader al-Baghdadi 'flees' to Libya

According to a report, Baghdadi travelled to Libya amid fears the US-led coalition and Iraqi intelligence services were closing the net around him.

Agreement reached on political solution to Libya conflict: Officials

Warring Libyan factions meeting in Tunisia said Sunday they had reached an agreement to be approved by rival parliaments on ending the political deadlock that has plagued the country since Moamer Kadhafi`s overthrow.

Three killed in Lebanon as militant blows himself up during raid: Sources

A suspected Islamist militant and two members of his family were killed in northern Lebanon on Saturday, after the man blew himself up during an army raid on his home, security and medical sources said.

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.

Libyan Red Crescent says bodies of 95 migrants washed ashore

Mohamed al-Masrati says Red Crescent scouts found 85 of the corpses near Libya's capital Tripoli and 10 near Sabartha, a Libyan coastal city that is a main launching point for smugglers' boats headed to Europe.

Two Indians abducted in war-torn Libya, Islamic State involved?

Two Indians abducted in war-torn Libya, Islamic State involved?

Two Indian citizens are said to have been abducted in Libya, reports said Wednesday.

Car bomb damages Italy's ENI joint venture office in Libyan capital

A car bomb went off in Libya`s capital Tripoli on Monday in front of the headquarters of Mellitah, an oil and gas joint venture between Italy`s ENI and Libyan state oil firm NOC, witnesses said.

Libya migrant disaster death toll rises to 117

Rescue workers have recovered 12 more bodies off the Libyan coast, raising the death toll from the latest disaster for migrants trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean to 117, Libyan authorities said on Saturday.

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.

Libya PM Abdullah al-Thani withdraws offer to resign

Libya`s internationally recognised prime minister, Abdullah al-Thani, has withdrawn an offer to resign, a move which would have added to the chaos in the conflict-strewn country, his spokesman said Monday.

IS 'beheads' 12 in battle for Libya's Sirte: Media

Islamic State group jihadists have beheaded 12 people and hung them on crosses during a battle for the coastal city of Sirte, the national news agency LANA reported on Saturday.

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.

Indians release: Govt waiting for Libya situation to calm down

Two Indian teachers, abducted by Islamic State terror group (ISIS) in Libya, remained in the captivity for the sixth day on Monday even as the government was waiting for the situation to "calm down" in the war-torn country to ensure their safe release.