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Libya`s internationally recognised prime minister, Abdullah al-Thani, has withdrawn an offer to resign, a move which would have added to the chaos in the conflict-strewn country, his spokesman said Monday.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

Four Indians kidnapped in Libya, confirms govt; Islamic State hand suspected
Four Indians kidnapped in Libya, confirms govt; Islamic State hand suspected

Four Indian nationals have been kidnapped in Libya, allegedly by the Islamic State, reports said on Friday.

Libya groups agree peace deal without Tripoli parliament

Libyan political parties and members of civil society initialled a UN-proposed peace accord in Morocco on Saturday, despite the absence of a rival parliament not recognised by the international community.

Tripoli parliament rejects Libya peace plan, wants more talks

The parliament in Tripoli rejected Tuesday a UN proposal to resolve Libya`s political crisis but said it wanted to press on with talks toward reaching an accord with its rival in the east of the country.

Five killed in east Libya car bomb attack: Report

At least five people were killed and 15 wounded in a car bomb attack in the eastern Libyan city of Derna, national news agency LANA reported.

Libya peace talks stall again despite UN sanctions threat

 Libya`s rival governments will not return to peace talks this week after rebel forces Wednesday rejected the latest proposal, defying threats the UN Security Council would impose sanctions on anyone who stands in the way of a deal.

Dozens killed in attack on IS in Libya: Report

 Dozens of fighters from the Islamic State group were killed in Libya Saturday as militiamen sought to dislodge them from a neighbourhood in the eastern city of Derna, Libyan news agency Lana reported.

Italy to ask EU to set up refugee processing camps in Libya

Italy said Sunday it will ask the EU to set up refugee processing camps in Libya, and threatened to `hurt` Europe should it turn a deaf ear to the crisis on its shores.

Eight Tunisian workers kidnapped in Libya: State radio

Eight Tunisian citizens working in Libya`s capital Tripoli have been kidnapped not far from the city, a local politician told Tunisian state radio on Sunday, two days after gunmen snatched 10 staff from the Tunisian consulate.

Tunisia diplomatic staff kidnapped in Tripoli in good condition: Official

Ten Tunisian consular staff kidnapped by gunmen in Libya`s capital Tripoli are in good condition and contact has been made with their captors, the interior minister for Libya`s self-declared government said on Saturday.

Islamic State says blows up two warplanes at Libya base: Video

The militant group Islamic State`s Libya wing released a video on Thursday purportedly showing it blowing up two warplanes at an air base while its fighters paraded heavy weapons in a show of force.

Shelling kills eight children in Libya`s Benghazi: UN

Shelling of residential areas of Libya`s second city Benghazi killed at least eight children this week, the United Nations said, warning that such attacks may amount to war crimes.