Libya

Conflict in Libya: Human cost mounts a year into Haftar offensive

Victims' families are likely to wait for a long time to get justice, if they get it at all.

Middle East

Workers in Libya struggle under oil blockade

Despite the dramatic fall in petroleum prices globally, oil revenues remain the backbone of Libya's economy as almost 30 percent of its six million people rely on state salaries.

Middle East

Libya fears 150,000 displaced vulnerable to COVID-19

People sheltering in schools and abandoned buildings are particularly vulnerable to infection.

Egypt

Five podcasts to listen to while under lockdown

From combating Ebola in the DRC to a family suing Khalifa Haftar in the US - things to listen to in lockdown.

Five podcasts to listen to while under lockdown

Libya

Libya frees more than 450 prisoners to stem spread of coronavirus

Announcement by Tripoli government's justice ministry comes as country reports eight cases of coronavirus infections.

Libya frees more than 450 prisoners to stem spread of coronavirus

Libya

More coronavirus cases in Libya as fighting rages

The United Nations has urged warring parties to stop fighting so the overstretched health system can prepare.

Libya

Libya battles escalate as coronavirus arrives in country

Tripoli, where the internationally recognised Government of National Accord is based, said shelling is worst in weeks.

Libya battles escalate as coronavirus arrives in country

Libya

Alarm as war-torn Libya confirms first case of coronavirus

Health authorities say patient is a 73-year-old man who returned from Saudi Arabia three weeks ago.

Alarm as war-torn Libya confirms first case of coronavirus

Khalifa Haftar

Several killed in Tripoli mortar attacks by Haftar's forces: GNA

Latest violence comes despite increased international pressure to halt fighting over coronavirus concerns.

Several killed in Tripoli mortar attacks by Haftar's forces: GNA

Podcast

A renegade commander, a Libyan colonel and a suburban family

The Take explores the roots of the latest wave of violence in Libya, and the American family trying to take Khalifa Haftar to court.

A renegade commander, a Libyan colonel and a suburban family

Libya

UN urges Libyans to halt fighting, instead battle coronavirus

Warring parties pressed to 'declare immediate humanitarian cessation of hostilities' as the contagion spreads.

United Kingdom

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber found guilty of murder

Twenty-two died in Salman Abedi's attack at an Ariana Grande concert, a bombing his brother Hashem helped to plot.

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber found guilty of murder

Scotland

Ghosts of Lockerbie stirred with prospect of posthumous appeal

Legal team for Abdelbaset al-Megrahi and even some relatives of victims welcome decision that could pave way for appeal.

Ghosts of Lockerbie stirred with prospect of posthumous appeal

Inside Story

Can coronavirus be contained in conflict zones?

Libya, Syria and Yemen are bracing for a possible coronavirus outbreak.

Libya

African leaders seek to clear way for Libyan dialogue

Tripoli's government is battling eastern commander Khalifa Haftar in the latest factional fighting since 2011.

African leaders seek to clear way for Libyan dialogue