More than 200 people are feared dead after two boats full of migrants sank in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya.
Hundreds of people participated in anti-smuggling protest in Libyan coastal town of Zuwara, according to a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) representative.
Certain states aim to impose political Islam in Libya, Libyan Prime Minister told Sputnik in an interview. The country's internationally recognized government is in need of arms to fight militants and seeks international airstrikes targeting the Islamic State extremist group.
50 migrants were found dead on the board of boat near Libya, about 400 migrants were rescued by two Swedish ships in the Mediterranean Sea.
The scale of the crisis in the Mediterranean can't be ignored. Two thousand migrants have died already this year on their journey to Europe. Fifty migrants remain unaccounted for after their rubber dinghy sank, this came just days after 200 migrants were presumed dead after their boat capsized off the coast of Libya.
Exposing the shortcomings of British foreign policy is not appealing to the current UK government because it continues "the policy of disastrous military interventions in countries such as Libya and Iraq itself."
Arab countries do not provide enough aid for the legitimate Libyan government to counter terrorism in the country, Secretary-General of the Arab League Nabil Araby stated Tuesday.
Amid peace talks in Geneva aimed at stabilizing Libya, the civil war between the official government in the east and its rival group in the west continues to rage in the North African country.
Libyan Air Force conducted airstrikes on positions of the Islamic State jihadist group in the northern Libyan city of Sirte, the head of the foreign media department of the Libyan government in Tripoli, Jamal Zubia, told Sputnik.
While Libyan troops clash with ISIL militants in attempts to take control of the city of Sirte in the south of Libya, state authorities are urging world powers to unite in the battle against the jihadist group and carry out airstrikes on its positions across the country.
169 people have been killed during a fighting between the Islamic State (ISIL) jihadist group and rival Islamist militants in the northern Libyan city of Sirte in two days, local media reported Saturday.
At least 25 civilians have been killed during a fighting between the Islamic State jihadist group and rival Islamist militants in the Libyan city of Sirte, the BBC reported on Friday.
An Egyptian military aircraft crashed near the border with Libya.
The consequences of the Arab Spring and the uprising of Islamic State along with the overthrow of Libya’s leader Colonel Gaddafi are ricocheting across the world and landing on Europe’s doorstep - where key peace talks aimed at stabilizing Libya are taking place in Geneva.
UN's Special Representative and head of its support mission in Libya said that a deal on peace settlement in Libya and the establishment of a national unity government may be signed in early September.
Several dozen protestors loyal to the late Muammar Gaddafi held a demonstration in the eastern city of Benghazi, where they waved pictures of the toppled Libyan leader and demanded the release of his son from prison.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will discuss the crises in Syria, Yemen and Libya, as well as international efforts to fight extremism with Qatari leadership during his visit to Doha, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Saturda...
Four years after the coup in Libya and medieval-style murder of its leader Muammar Gaddafi his elder son Saif al-Islam was sentenced to death in Tripoli by the court of the self-proclaimed Islamist government in a bizarre move that won world-wide condemnation.
Two of the four Indian nationals abducted in Libya have been released, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs said Friday.
A Libyan court is to rule Tuesday on the case of Saif Islam Gaddafi and other former regime officials accused of war crimes during the 2011 revolution.