Libya

Italy navy recovers corpses of 17 migrants from boat off Libya

ROME - Seventeen migrants died on a boat off the coast of Libya, the Italian navy said on Friday, in the latest episode in the Mediterranean migrant crisis.

Six people killed, eight wounded in rocket attack in Libya's Benghazi - official

BENGHAZI, Libya/TRIPOLI - Six people were killed and eight wounded when a rocket hit a residential district in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, officials said.

World, 2:09am IST

Libyan PM says survives assassination attempt after leaving parliament session

BENGHAZI, Libya - Libya's internationally recognised prime minister, Abdullah al-Thinni, said on Tuesday he had survived an assassination attempt after leaving a session of the anarchic country's elected parliament.

World, 27 May 2015

Failed migrants return home to Senegal after Libya ordeal

DAKAR - Scores of Senegalese migrants returned home on Tuesday after they were detained by Libyan authorities and imprisoned for months when they tried to reach Europe illegally. | Video

World, 26 May 2015

Libya's parliament halts session as car burns outside

BENGHAZI, Libya - Libya's elected parliament halted a session attended by Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni on Tuesday after protesters set fire to a car outside its base in the eastern city of Tobruk, lawmakers said.

World, 26 May 2015

Libyan tribes meet in Cairo as Egypt seeks allies against militants

CAIRO - Hundreds of Libyan tribal leaders met in Cairo on Monday with Egyptian authorities hoping to enlist their help in preventing Islamist violence from spilling over their shared border.

World, 26 May 2015

Libyan government warplanes attack oil tanker docked at Sirte

SIRTE, Libya - Warplanes from Libya's official government attacked an oil tanker docked outside the city of Sirte on Sunday, wounding three people and setting the ship on fire, officials said.

World, 25 May 2015

Libyan government warplanes attack oil tanker docked at Sirte

SIRTE, Libya - Warplanes from Libya's official government attacked an oil tanker docked outside the city of Sirte on Sunday, wounding three people and setting the ship on fire, officials said.

World, 24 May 2015

Insight - Unable to halt Europe-bound migrants, Tripoli demands help

TRIPOLI - Europe cannot halt the deadly traffic of African migrants across the Mediterranean unless it ends a boycott of forces that have seized power in the Libyan capital and helps authorities there cope, the de facto government in Tripoli said.

World, 24 May 2015

Clinton emails show concern about image after Benghazi

WASHINGTON - Top aides to former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fretted over how she would be portrayed after the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, emails released on Friday showed. | Video

World, 23 May 2015