Benghazi

US says suspect linked to 2012 Benghazi attack captured

Mustafa al-Imam will be brought to the United States to face charges, US President Donald Trump says.

US says suspect linked to 2012 Benghazi attack captured

Libya

Discovery of bodies puts Libya's Haftar under scrutiny

Renegade general orders probe into what UN calls 'heinous crime' behind deaths of 36 people whose bodies bear signs of torture.

Middle East

Libya suffers severe water shortages

People in the Libyan capital Tripoli are facing a humanitarian crisis because of severe water shortages.

Human Rights

Desperate journeys: Migrant flow to Italy from Libya increasing

The number of people crossing the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa to southern Europe has been steadily increasing since the defeat of armed groups which combated illegal migration in the western coastal city of Sabratha.

War & Conflict

Chaos and conflict plague Libya six years after Gaddafi's demise

Many Libyans hold the current rival politicians responsible for derailing the revolution against Gaddafi's government.

Libya

Libya six years on: No regrets over Gaddafi's demise

Six years since the overthrow of Gaddafi and despite Libya's chaotic turn, rebels say the revolution was still worth it.

Libya six years on: No regrets over Gaddafi's demise

Middle East

Libya's warring factions to meet in Tunisia

New attempts are being made to secure a political settlement in Libya.

US & Canada

Trial begins of 2012 Benghazi attack accused

Member of Libyan armed group was captured by US security team two years after deadly attack on US diplomatic compound.

Trial begins of Benghazi accused Ahmed Abu Khatallah

Middle East

Libyan rights groups accuse UAE of war crimes

Groups say hundreds of civilians killed in air strikes by UAE and forces loyal to a UAE-allied renegade general.

Libyan rights groups accuse UAE of war crimes

Middle East

US air strikes kill 17 ISIL fighters in Libya

ISIL camp hit in the first American attack in Libya since President Donald Trump took office in January.

US air strikes kill 17 ISIL fighters in Libya

Europe

Death on the Mediterranean

Although the number of lives lost has fallen, refugees crossing the Mediterranean are dying at a quicker rate.

Death on the Mediterranean

Refugees

Refugees dying at quicker rate in Mediterranean

Rights groups concerned as likelihood of drowning increases on 'most dangerous' route and as conditions worsen in Libya.

IOM: Refugees dying at quicker rate in Mediterranean

Middle East

Libya sends rescued Sudanese orphans home

Four orphans rescued from ISIL-linked groups in Libya have been handed over to the government in Sudan.

Opinion

Italy and France are playing a dangerous game in Libya

The current EU anti-migration and anti-terror policies towards Libya will only destabilise it further.

Guma El-Gamaty

by Guma El-Gamaty

Guma El-Gamaty

Middle East

Libya force arrests key ally of General Khalifa Haftar

Unclear if Mahmoud al-Werfalli will be handed over to ICC, which issued his arrest warrant for 'murder as a war crime'.

Libya: Khalifa Haftar ally Mahmoud al-Werfalli arrested