ROME (Reuters) - An Italian merchant ship rescued 26 migrants off the coast of Libya in rough seas and others were feared missing, the Coast Guard said on Saturday.
As European Special Forces battle Daesh, also known as IS/Islamic State, in Syria and Iraq, the extremist group has, this week, reportedly ambushed Italian and British troops in Libya for the first time.
HAVANA (Reuters) - Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Friday he saw no immediate threat to Europe from Islamic State bases in Libya and did not expect the new Libyan government to ask for foreign troops anytime soon.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Pentagon official criticized the House Republican-led investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, saying the panel has made a "crescendo" of costly, duplicative and unnecessary requests, including some based on claims made on Facebook or talk radio. Stephen C. Show More Summary
Fighters loyal to Libya's former government have joined forces with ISIL, threatening to the country's security.
The European Union plans to close a deal with the fledgling UN-backed government in Libya to disrupt migrant smuggling networks on the territory of the North African state, German media reported Friday, citing confidential draft documents.
A war against the Islamic State in Libya may give Russia's leader just the sort of quick victory he seeks.
Belgium is best known these days for the quality of its chocolate and famously good beers; our landlocked European neighbour has not been to the fore as far as recent military interventions in Libya, Iraq or Afghanistan were concerned. Show More Summary
Top-level domains like ".com" have been spruced up over the years with customizable options that are often associated with specific countries—for instance, ".ly" for Libya. But these domains are known for security issues. The latestShow More Summary
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's U.N.-backed unity government called on Thursday on military factions to hold off from any campaign against the Islamic State-controlled city of Sirte until a unified military command structure is created. The...Show More Summary
An Indian-flagged oil tanker is returning to Libya, the North African country's rival oil corporation said on Thursday, after its failed first attempt to export
India has instructed an Indian-flagged oil tanker that has been blacklisted by the U.N. not to discharge its cargo of crude oil from Libya's rival eastern government
Rights experts say NATO is likely violating international law and Western leaders' justifications are deceptive
India has instructed an Indian-flagged oil tanker not to discharge its cargo of oil from Libya's rival eastern government and await instructions from the United Nations,
The United Nations Security Council Libya sanctions committee blacklisted on Wednesday an Indian-flagged tanker carrying crude oil shipped by the rival eastern Libya government,
Here's what that mix of reality and exaggeration looked like in the Republican presidential contender's foreign policy pronouncements on Wednesday. While IS affiliates in Libya have taken swaths of territory and attacked petroleum facilities, they have not yet been able to export oil in any significant quantity. Last month, a panel of U.N. Show More Summary
The foreign policy mistakes the United States committed in Iraq, Syria, Libya and elsewhere in the Middle East have thrown the region into chaos, US Presidential candidate Donald Trump said during a speech on Wednesday.
The conflict in Libya is a scramble for power and wealth.
BELGRADE (Reuters) - A Serbian engineer who was abducted by unidentified kidnappers in Libya has been freed, the Serbian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
Actions in Afghanistan, Europe, and Libya have created insecurity rather than order. In May 2012, in the warm Chicago sunshine, I sat with journalist Jim Foley who had just returned from Syria. Jim and I had come for a large demonstration against a meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Show More Summary