Moammar Gadhafi's son has been sentenced to death in absentia today by a Tripoli court that found him guilty of war crimes during Libya's 2011 uprising. Saif al-Islam is being held by a militia, from the town of Zintan, that has refused to turn him over to the government, reports...
UN says up to 40 migrants believed to have died after attempting to make it to Europe from Senegal, Mali and Benin.
Foreign Ministry says construction workers were seized at industrial complex owned by Italian energy company Eni
2,700 migrants were rescued from 13 ships in the Mediterranean on Wednesday, in separate interceptions in the same area around 55km off the coast of Libya. The rescues were carried out by boats from the Italian coast guard, German navy...Show More Summary
Most Libyan Political Parties Signed UN-Brokered Agreement On July 11th, Libyan dialogue participants initialed the Libyan Political Agreement at a ceremony in Skherat, Morocco. It has taken nine months of intensive negotiations andShow More Summary
Nearly 3,000 saved by European authorities as flow of migrants across Mediterranean continues unabated.
Deal stipulates transitional period to form a democratic state in Libya.
Move to keep out extremists comes after gunman opens fire on European sunbathers, killing dozens of tourists
Currently, there are two key opportunities led by the United Nations worth supporting because there are no alternatives, both in Libya and Yemen. The situation in these two countries, as well as in Syria, is heart wrenching, which requires urgent actions regardless of calculations about who wins and who loses, and who is right and who is wrong. Show More Summary
Officials say Saif Rezgui, shot dead after killing 38 in beach resort, was in Libya at same time as Bardo museum gunmen.
Gunman who killed 38 tourists allegedly trained in Libya with men who carried out deadly Bardo museum attack in Tunis in March
Libya's rival factions turn down a United Nations peace plan even as they share a common enemy: Islamic State.
Italian, Irish and UK ships rescue more than 700 migrants from seven rubber dinghies in Mediterranean, north of Libya.
Government also confirms it will stop all Tunisian men below the age of 35 from travelling to Libya after Sousse attack.
A year ago today, what many saw as Libya's last chance for a democratic future ended in the kind of tragedy and violence that has marked the country's recent history. Many thousands had been expected to vote in the general elections but fears over security saw more than three quarters of registered voters stay at home. Show More Summary
Danielle Cave has argued that Australia could benefit from a less cautious approach to digital diplomacy. For example, the increasing informality of Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's Twitter presence has led to new audiences. Would Buzzfeed...Show More Summary
Mustafa Habib | Baghdad | (Niqash.org) – – Iraq’s Shiite militias have been celebrated and criticised. Now, as differences in everything from weapons to leadership to loyalties become evident, tensions between the…
An ISIS operative suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on the US diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya, has been killed in a US airstrike in Iraq, the Pentagon says. Ali Awni al-Harzi operated closely with ISIS-associated extremists "throughout North Africa and the Middle East," a Defense Department spokesman said...
Recently, the U.S. government has been dealt setbacks in five of the seven developing, Islamic countries in which its military recently has attacked or invaded since 9/11--Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and Yemen. In the other twoShow More Summary
A newly released email has again put President Obama and his senior aides on the defensive for their response to the 2012 attack that killed four Americans at the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.