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7 Jul 2016
A car bomb killed 11 soldiers in Libya's second city Benghazi as they held evening prayers on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, a military source said Thursday.
1 Jul 2016
Finding similarities in approach between a 20th Century corporatist authoritarian leader in Western Europe and a 21st Century Arab authoritarian leader is a tricky undertaking at best.
26 Jun 2016
The head of Libya's unity government said Sunday that only a united military bringing together all the country's armed factions would be able to defeat the Islamic State group.
22 Jun 2016
The price of oil is unlikely to rise much further after rallying almost 90 per cent since January, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), which says the global market shows signs of stabilizing.
15 Jun 2016
The head of Libya's unity government Tuesday urged Libyans to rally behind the battle against jihadists in Sirte, as the UN approved an operation to stop the flood of weapons into the country.
12 Jun 2016
The attacks came a day after pro-government forces said they had recaptured the port in Sirte, the hometown of Libya's ousted dictator Moamer Kadhafi, and residential areas in the city's east.
3 Jun 2016
The bodies of at least 104 migrants have washed up on a beach in the western Libyan town of Zwara, the navy said Friday, warning however that the toll could rise.
31 May 2016
Fighters allied with Libya's UN-backed unity government have captured a coastal town from the Islamic State group in an advance towards its bastion Sirte, a spokesman said on Tuesday.
17 May 2016
Libya's new unity government said Tuesday it wants warplanes and helicopters to fight jihadists as it hailed international support for lifting a longstanding embargo on weapons sales.
16 May 2016
Major powers were gathering in the Austrian capital on Monday to discuss the expanding presence of the Islamic State jihadist group in Libya, just across the Mediterranean from Europe.
2 Sep 2015
Libya's Tripoli-based authorities said Wednesday they had not yet decided whether to take part in crucial peace talks, a day before their expected start in Geneva. The talks, aimed at ending more than a year of violence and political chaos in the North African country, are due to take place in the Swiss city on…
13 Apr 2015
Italian coastguards have recovered nine bodies from the sea after a boat carrying more than 150 migrants sank off the coast of Libya, they said on Monday. Rescuers managed to save 144 of the migrants and were still searching for others after their vessel overturned 80 miles (128 kilometres) off the Libyan coast. The total…

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