UN Security Council condemns `heinous` Tripoli hotel attack

The UN Security Council on Tuesday strongly condemned the "heinous" attack on a hotel in Tripoli that left nine dead and said those behind the terrorist act should face justice.

UN postpones Libya peace talks again

 The United Nations postponed peace talks between Libya`s warring factions which had been scheduled for Monday without announcing a new date.

France says world must stop Libya from becoming terrorist haven

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Wednesday called upon the international community to act to prevent Libya from becoming a "sanctuary for terrorists."

Islamic State group gains toehold in Libya: Experts

With Libya engulfed in chaos, the town of Derna in the east of the largely lawless country is emerging as a new stronghold for the Islamic State jihadist group, experts say.

Benghazi suspect ordered held without bail in US

A US federal judge on Wednesday ordered the suspected ringleader of the deadly 2012 attack on the US mission in the Libyan city of Benghazi held without bail until his trial on terror-related charges.

Barack Obama applauds `milestone` Libya election

US President Barack Obama hailed Libya`s general election as a "milestone" on Thursday and said the United States would stand by the war-scarred nation on its transition to democracy.

Ten Chadians killed in southern Libya: Ministry

Ten Chadian nationals have been gunned down in southern Libya by attackers in military uniform, the Chadian foreign ministry said Thursday.

Libya rogue general says to press `terrorist` hunt

A retired Libyan general said Saturday he would press his campaign to free Benghazi of "terrorist groups" a day after clashes in the restive eastern city killed 24 people.

Kadhafi sons due to stand trial in Libya

Top figures from ousted dictator Moamer Kadhafi`s regime, including two of his sons, are due to stand trial today over abuses committed during Libya`s uprising which toppled him.

Playground bomb wounds 12 kids in Libya`s Benghazi: Medics

A bomb blast rocked the playground of a primary school in Libya`s restive second city here during recess on Wednesday, wounding 12 children, two of them seriously, officials said.

Gunmen surround foreign ministry in Libya capital

Gunmen on Sunday surrounded Libya`s foreign ministry demanding it be "cleansed of agents" and ambassadors of ousted dictator Moamer Kadhafi and warned they will spread their protest if their demands are not met.

Gaddafi loyalists vow to crush protests

At least 41 people have lost their lives since demonstrations first erupted.

Libyan leader`s visit to Italy stumbles into controversy

Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi`s visit
to Rome to mark the second anniversary of a friendship treaty
with former coloniser Italy stumbled into controversy today
after he said Europe should convert to Islam.

S Korean `spy` triggered diplomatic row with Libya: Source

Libya has expelled a South Korean
intelligence official accused of spying on its ruler Moamer
Kadhafi, leading to a rift between the two countries, a
diplomatic source said on Tuesday.

Kadhafi urges support for `wise` and `peaceful` Obama

Libyan leader Moamer
Kadhafi has urged global support for the "peaceful" policies
of "wise" US President Barack Obama in his pursuit of a world
without nuclear weapons.

Kadhafi among 188 Libyans barred from Switzerland: Report

Moamer Kadhafi and his family are among 188 Libyan figures barred from visiting Switzerland, according to a decision made by Bern amid a diplomatic row, a Libyan newspaper on Sunday.