Violent clashes rocked a western area of the Libyan capital overnight and until Sunday morning, an interior ministry source said, as local media reported the death of a militia commander.
A court in southern Libya on Thursday reinstated Seif al-Islam Kadhafi, son of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi, as a candidate in next month's presidential election, Libyan media reported.
Libya's unity government has condemned an attack on a court ahead of an appeal by the son of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi after he was barred from standing in a presidential election.
14 Nov 2021
Seif al-Islam Kadhafi, son of slain Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi, registered Sunday to run in the country's December presidential polls, the electoral commission said...
30 Jul 2021
Seif al-Islam, the son of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi, wants to "restore the lost unity" of Libya after a decade of chaos and does not exclude standing for the presidency.
30 Dec 2020
Britain opposed a bid by US President Bill Clinton to expand UN sanctions on Libya under dictator Moamer Kadhafi while seeking to extradite the Lockerbie bombers, previously secret government papers showed on Wednesday.
14 Sep 2020
The head of Libya's parallel government installed in the country's east has handed in his resignation following street protests against corruption and falling living standards that turned violent, his spokesman said Monday. Abdallah al-Thani "submitted his resignation late Sunday at a meeting with parliament speaker Aguila Saleh", spokesman Ezzedine el-Faleh said in a statement received…
26 Dec 2019
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met his counterpart in Tunisia on Wednesday to discuss the conflict in neighbouring Libya, whose UN-recognised unity government has signed a military deal
21 Sep 2019
Tunisia's former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was buried in the Muslim holy city of Medina on Saturday, witnesses said, after he died in exile in Saudi Arabia.
20 Jul 2019
Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi, Libya's last prime minister under ousted dictator Moamer Kadhafi, has been released from jail for health reasons four years after being sentenced to death, Tripoli's justice ministry said Saturday.
11 Jul 2019
A car bomb exploded during the funeral of an ex-army commander in the Libyan city of Benghazi on Thursday, killing at least four people and wounding more than 30 others, hospitals said.
6 Apr 2019
A conference between Libya's warring parties set to start on April 14 is to go ahead despite renewed fighting around Tripoli, the United Nations' envoy said Saturday. "We are determined" to hold the talks "as scheduled" unless prevented by serious obstacles, Ghassan Salame said at a press conference in the capital, target of a new…