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14 Bangladeshis among 290 migrants rescued...

14 Bangladeshis among 290 migrants rescued...

World

Fri, May 24 2019

Another group of 203 migrants were rescued from two inflatable boats off Zlitin, a town 160km east of...

Libya govt boasts of new weapons despite...

Libya govt boasts of new weapons despite...

Africa

Sun, May 19 2019

Pro-government forces are currently battling fighters from commander Khalifa Haftar's self-styled...

A death-defying migration

A death-defying migration

Ziauddin Choudhury

Thu, May 16 2019

What causes people to take such a desperate decision?

Air raids on Libyan capital

Air raids on Libyan capital

Africa

Sun, Apr 28 2019

The exact locations of the strikes were not known

325 detained migrants evacuated as war...

325 detained migrants evacuated as war...

Africa

Thu, Apr 25 2019

The refugees - mainly Eritrean, Sudanese and Nigerian - were taken to a detention centre in Zawiya

Air strikes and explosions hit Libyan...

Air strikes and explosions hit Libyan...

Africa

Sun, Apr 21 2019

Residents counted several missile strikes, one of which apparently hit a military camp of forces loyal...

Libyans accuse France of backing Tripoli...

Libyans accuse France of backing Tripoli...

Middle East

Sat, Apr 20 2019

Portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron and the leaders of Egypt and Saudi Arabia were also carried...

Trump speaks with Libya warlord Haftar,...

Trump speaks with Libya warlord Haftar,...

North America

Sat, Apr 20 2019

Observers see Trump's words of praise for the strongman, at the expense of internationally-recognized...

Armed group attacks air base in southern...

Armed group attacks air base in southern...

Middle East

Thu, Apr 18 2019

Haftar's LNA began its thrust on Tripoli two weeks ago

UN in negotiations on Libya...

UN in negotiations on Libya...

Middle East

Wed, Apr 17 2019

At least 174 people have been killed and more than 18,000 displaced since Haftar ordered his forces to...

Shelling kills four in Tripoli as powers...

Shelling kills four in Tripoli as powers...

Africa

Wed, Apr 17 2019

Nearly two weeks into its assault,  Khalifa Haftar's eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA)...

WHO: Over 120 killed, nearly 600 wounded...

WHO: Over 120 killed, nearly 600 wounded...

Africa

Sun, Apr 14 2019

The north African country has been in turmoil since the NATO-backed overthrow of dictator Moamer Kadhafi...

Fighting shakes Tripoli as thousands...

Fighting shakes Tripoli as thousands...

Middle East

Fri, Apr 12 2019

A week of battles has killed 75 people - mainly fighters but also 17 civilians - and wounded another...

Infographic: Battle rages for Libya’s...

Infographic: Battle rages for Libya’s...

Middle East

Wed, Apr 10 2019

Clashes between rival Libyan forces for control of Tripoli is threatening to disrupt oil supplies and...

US urges immediate halt to military...

US urges immediate halt to military...

World

Mon, Apr 8 2019

The offensive, which began last week, intensifies a power struggle that has fractured the oil and gas...

Pro-Haftar militia forces reach outskirts...

Pro-Haftar militia forces reach outskirts...

Africa

Fri, Apr 5 2019

Haftar's forces announced Wednesday they were gearing up for an offensive in the west of the country...

Bangladeshis in Tripoli, adjacent cities...

Bangladeshis in Tripoli, adjacent cities...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Apr 5 2019

The Libyan government issued an alert regarding the situation on Friday

Fighting near Libyan capital kills...

Fighting near Libyan capital kills...

Africa

Sun, Jan 20 2019

The latest fighting follows clashes in and around Tripoli that killed at least 117 people and wounded...

Three dead in suicide attack on Libyan...

Three dead in suicide attack on Libyan...

Middle East

Tue, Dec 25 2018

The three attackers began their assault with a car bomb, damaging vehicles and buildings, and then opened...

New leadership to tackle IS in...

New leadership to tackle IS in...

Azeem Ibrahim

Sun, Nov 25 2018

In Aref Ali Nayed, Libya sees a ray of hope

Suspected IS gunmen kill 9 in southern...

Suspected IS gunmen kill 9 in southern...

Africa

Sat, Nov 24 2018

The attackers also kidnapped several policemen and civilians, a witness said