Articles about Libya
18 Nov 2020
Why some Muslims voted for Trump, despite his anti-Islam rhetoric
Outgoing United States President Donald Trump has faced a lot of criticism as an anti-Muslim figure.
24 Oct 2020
FATF Paris Plenary: Pakistan remains on grey-list; Turkey backs Islamabad
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to keep Pakistan on its grey list after the country failed to fully comply with a 27-point action plan given to it.
06 Jul 2020
Amid Ladakh tensions, China supplying armed drones to Pakistan
While China remains locked in an intense stand-off with India, it is supplying four armed drones to Pakistan, another hostile neighbor of New Delhi, a report in Hindustan Times said.
20 Apr 2019
Sushma Swaraj appeals Indians to evacuate Libyan capital, Tripoli, immediately
Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj, yesterday urged Indians living in the capital city of Libya, Tripoli, to evacuate the country immediately.
20 Apr 2019
Trump, Libyan-warlord Haftar talk on phone, "discuss ongoing counter-terrorism efforts"
US President Donald Trump spoke this week with Khalifa Haftar, the Libyan warlord fighting to capture the capital Tripoli, the White House said yesterday.
09 Apr 2019
UN chief Guterres calls for immediate halt to Libya fighting
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres yesterday strongly condemned the military escalation near Tripoli, the capital city of Libya, and called for an immediate halt to the fighting in the country.
24 Dec 2018
Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019
As we are stepping into 2019, we have also started making our travel lists.
27 Jun 2018
'Wow,' says Trump after Supreme Court upholds travel ban
After months of legal battles, as the US Supreme Court (SC) upheld Donald Trump's travel ban yesterday, the President hailed the verdict on Twitter with a simple 'wow.'
30 Mar 2018
Suicide attack hits eastern Libya, eight killed: Security Officer
At least eight people were killed while eight others were injured in a suicide car bombing of a security barricade in eastern Libya on Friday.
02 Feb 2018
90 migrants feared dead as boat capsizes off Libya coast
About 90 migrants are feared dead as an overcrowded boat capsized off the Libyan coast, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.
30 Jan 2018
Passports to remain as the valid address proof: Centre
Earlier, the External Affairs Ministry said it would stop printing the last page of the passport, leaving it blank, which means passports wouldn't be a valid address proof.
24 Jan 2018
Dozens killed and wounded in Benghazi twin blasts
At least 33 people, including military personnel and civilians, were killed and dozens more injured in twin blasts near a mosque in Benghazi, Libya.
26 Jul 2017
Libya peace talks: Rival factions agree to ceasefire
Libyan peace talks achieved a breakthrough after two rival leaders, UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar who controls Libya's eastern coast committed to a conditional ceasefire.
06 Jul 2017
Libya: Field Marshal Haftar announces the 'liberation' of Benghazi
Following violent clashes between Islamist militants and the Libyan National Army (LNA) last week, LNA commander Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar claims to have liberated Mediterranean port of Benghazi.
27 May 2017
Egypt strikes terror camps after attack on Coptic Christians
The Egyptian military has launched airstrikes against "terrorist training camps" in neighboring Libya in retaliation to an attack on Coptic Christians.
20 May 2017
Libyan militia attacks rival faction-controlled airbase, kills 141 people
At least 141 people were killed in an attack on airbase in south Libya.
11 May 2017
Drugs being smuggled from India to IS terrorists intercepted
A shipload of tramadol, 37 million pills worth $75mn, was on its way from India to Islamic State terrorists in Libya, when it was intercepted by the Italian police.
13 Apr 2017
Slave markets flourishing in Libya: UN Migration Agency Report
A recently released UN migration agency report revealed that increasing number of African migrants traversing through Libya are being trafficked and traded through slave markets in Libya.
02 Mar 2017
UN: Libya is epicentre for migrant child sex abuse
The UN has warned that Libya, from where lakhs of migrants attempt to cross the Mediterranean into Italy, has become an epicentre for migrant child sex abuse.
24 Dec 2016
Malta hijackers surrender peacefully
The hijacking of the Afriqiyah Airways flight which landed in Malta ended with both hijackers surrendering peacefully; the hijackers released all their hostages unharmed and surrendered after declaring loyalty to Libya's late leader Muammar Gaddafi.
23 Dec 2016
Libyan plane gets hijacked with 118 people aboard
An internal flight in Libya was hijacked and diverted to Malta.
20 Nov 2016
4636 deaths in the Mediterranean; 365 dead in 2-3 days
The UN's migration watch-body claimed that 365 people have died or are deemed missing from the recent Mediterranean shipwrecks.
16 Nov 2016
Mediterranean Sea witnesses capsizing of yet another boat
A boat carrying migrants capsized off Libya in the Mediterranean on Tuesday.
05 Nov 2016
Over 200 migrants die in shipwrecks off Libya
Nearly 239 migrants have reportedly died in two shipwrecks off the coast of Libya, according to Flavio Di Giacomo, a spokesman for the United Nations International Organization for Migration.
16 Oct 2016
Attempted coup to overthrow UN-backed government in Libya
Militias from Libya's Tripoli initiated a coup to overthrow the UN-backed 'Unity Government' by seizing important state buildings including Rixos hotel, a complex that houses state council assembly.