The UN humanitarian agency estimates that the deteriorating security situation in Libya has affected nearly two million people across the north African country, a United Nations spokesman said.
Jihadist gunmen clashed today with Libyan troops in Benghazi, killing 10 soldiers, as the Islamists tried to advance on an airport in the eastern city, the army said.
Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the US Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated all of its staff last month, US officials said on Sunday.
Libyan Interior Ministry spokesman said some of former rebels protecting the airport were meeting with a top police official to discuss future plans.
Libya`s new interim leader met the most senior US official to visit Tripoli since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi.
World police body Interpol has called for the fugitive Muammar Gaddafi`s arrest for crimes against humanity.
Hundreds of people have marched in Benghazi calling for a shake-up of Libya`s new leadership.
NATO has vowed to continue its six-month operation in Libya for as long as the civilian population was in danger.
World leaders were to meet in the French capital to plot Libya`s post-Gaddafi future.
AU head says, Libyan rebels have confused innocent migrant
workers with mercenaries.
Libyan rebels have closed in on Muammar Gaddafi`s hometown of Sirte from both east and west.
Rejecting an offer by Gaddafi to negotiate rebels said they captured the eastern town of Bin Jawwad.
Rebel fighters have pushed increasingly leaderless regime gunmen to the outskirts of Tripoli.
Leaders of the NTC, which has Western support, pressed foreign governments to release Libyan funds frozen abroad.
After 41 years of supreme power, 69-year-old Gaddafi seems isolated.
Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi has predicted a swift end for the rats and the coloniser.
Libyan rebels have rounded up at least 63 people in an ongoing bid to tighten security in Benghazi.
Residents worried that the death of Abdel-Fattah Younis could shatter their military.
France and Britain are taking part in NATO-coordinated strikes against Gaddafi`s military assets.
Muammar Gaddafi clings to power despite 5 months of civil conflict and a NATO bombing campaign.
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Showbiz World - December 26, 2014