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.
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.
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.
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.
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.