Libya okay with Arab, UN forces helping restore order: PM Modi

Libya does not oppose the idea of having Arab, African or UN forces in the country to help the authorities take control over the situation, Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni has said.

Libya`s new Parliament calls for unity as rival militias clash

Libya`s new Parliament appealed for national unity at its first formal session as rival armed factions battled for dominance of a country struggling to hold itself together three years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi.

UN hopes Libya`s new Parliament to help end violence

The UN mission in Libya hopes that the newly-elected Parliament can lead efforts to end surging violence and promote political process, a UN spokesperson said.

New Libya Parliament meets amid ongoing violence

Libya`s new nationalist-dominated Parliament held its first meeting, boycotted by Islamists, in a sign of deep divisions still plaguing a violence-racked country from which thousands are fleeing.

Gaddafi`s son Saadi faces murder charge

Saadi Gaddafi, the son of Libya`s former leader Muammar Gaddafi, was charged with the murder of his football teammate in a court here Sunday, the media reported.

Renegade general launches offensive in east Libya, up to 12 killed

A renegade Libyan general launched a fresh offensive on Sunday against Islamist militants in the eastern city of Benghazi, sparking some of the worst fighting in weeks, with up to 12 people killed and power supplies disrupted.

Libya`s new government takes office: Official statement

Libya`s new government, headed by Ahmed Miitig, announced that it had taken office, despite the refusal of Abdullah al-Thani`s cabinet to leave power.

Fierce fighting kills 18 in Libya`s Benghazi

Fierce fighting between Islamists and a rogue Libyan general killed at least 18 people in Benghazi, triggering fears of an all-out war as hospitals urged citizens to donate blood.

Libya PM`s home attacked, US urges Americans to leave

Gunmen attacked the home of Libya`s new prime minister Tuesday, as the growing security concerns prompted Washington to recommend Americans leave the country "immediately".

Maiteeq installed as Libya`s new premier but dismissed by speaker

Businessman Ahmed Maiteeq was sworn in as Libya`s new prime minister on Sunday after chaotic voting in parliament, but hours later the deputy speaker declared the election invalid as a power struggle erupted in the assembly.

Eight killed as suspected Islamist militants attack security HQ in Libya

Eight people were killed and up to 15 wounded when suspected Islamist militants tried to storm the Libyan government security headquarters in Benghazi on Friday, army officials and medics said.

Libya court reopens trial of Gaddafi regime figures

A Libyan court Sunday reopened the trial of dozens of senior figures from Muammar Gaddafi`s government, with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the slain leader`s son, appearing in court via a video-link.

Libyan judge orders Gaddafi`s son to be tried by video link

A Libyan judge has decided that slain Muammar Gaddafi`s son can be tried in the proceedings via a video link.

Libya trial of Gaddafi son, aides adjourned

A Libyan court adjourned Monday until April 27 the trial of top figures from Moamer Kadhafi`s regime, including heir apparent Seif al-Islam, for abuses committed during the 2011 uprising that toppled the dictator.

Trial of Gaddafi`s two sons, former officials gets underway

Saadi Gaddafi and Saif al-Islam, two of deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi`s sons, are expected to appear in court on Monday, facing charges of corruption and war crimes alongside more than 30 other Gaddafi-era officials.

Libya releases video of Gaddafi`s son apologising

Libyan state TV has aired footage showing one of late dictator Muammar Gaddafi`s sons jailed in Libya apologising to the nation and asking for forgiveness.

Bomb explodes on runway of Libya`s main airport in Tripoli

A bomb exploded on the runway of Libya`s main airport on Friday, the transport minister said, highlighting the deteriorating security situation in the north African country almost three years after Muammar Gaddafi was ousted.

Judges tapped ex-President Sarkozy`s phones

Nicolas Sarkozy is suspected of attempting to pervert the court of justice on the basis of phone taps ordered by judges investigating his links with Muammar Gaddafi, it emerged on Friday.

Libyan militias hit power plant with rockets, blackouts possible

More than 100 rockets fired by government-payrolled rival gunmen rained down on a Libyan power plant and electrical blackouts could result this summer, the country`s electricity minister said on Tuesday.

Libya to give legal recognition to uprising rape victims

The Libyan government has decided to recognise as "war victims" women who suffered sexual violence during the 2011 popular uprising that ousted and killed long-time dictator Muammar Gaddafi.