Libya

Libya probing guards seen in video beating jailed Gaddafi son

TRIPOLI - Libyan state prosecutors are investigating unidentified guards purportedly shown in a video beating a son of Muammar Gaddafi held in a Tripoli prison, a statement said on Monday.

Five killed in clashes near oil port in eastern Libya - medics

BENGHAZI, Libya - Five people were killed and 12 wounded during clashes in eastern Libya between forces loyal to its internationally recognised government and Islamist groups, medics said on Sunday.

World, 02 Aug 2015

Seven Libyan soldiers killed in clashes with Islamic State

BENGHAZI, Libya - Seven Libyan soldiers were killed on Friday when Islamic State militants stormed a checkpoint manned by forces loyal to the official government, military officials said.

World, 01 Aug 2015

Four Indians held near Islamic State stronghold in Libya, two freed

NEW DELHI - India said on Friday that four of its nationals had been detained near the Libyan coastal city of Sirte, an area that is under the control of Islamic State militants, but that it had secured the release of two of them.

Top News, World, 31 Jul 2015

Clinton to appear October 22 before U.S. House Benghazi committee - panel

WASHINGTON - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will testify on Oct. 22 before the U.S. House of Representatives committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, the committee said on Wednesday.

World, 30 Jul 2015

Suicide bomber, clashes kill 12 Libyan soldiers in Benghazi

BENGHAZI, Libya - Nine Libyan soldiers were killed in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday by a suicide bomber and in ensuing clashes between troops and Islamist fighters, medics and military sources said.

World, 29 Jul 2015

Libyan court sentences Gaddafi son Saif, 8 other ex-officials to death

TRIPOLI - A Libyan court on Tuesday sentenced Muammar Gaddafi's most prominent son, Saif al-Islam, and eight others to death over war crimes including killings of protesters during the 2011 revolution that ended his father's rule. | Video

World, Top News 29 Jul 2015

Lawyer labels Gaddafi sentence "judicially sanctioned execution"

AMSTERDAM - The lawyer representing Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of the slain Libyan leader, before the International Criminal Court condemned as a "show trial" the proceedings leading up to the death sentence that was passed on him in Tripoli on Tuesday.

World, 28 Jul 2015

Rescuers find 13 dead migrants on packed boat off Libyan coast

ROME - Rescuers found 13 dead migrants on a boat off the coast of Libya with more than 500 others aboard, an Italian coast guard spokesman said on Tuesday, giving no details about how they had died.

World, 28 Jul 2015

U.S. House Benghazi panel says State Dept. to hand over documents Tuesday

WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives committee investigating the 2012 attacks on an American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, said on Monday the State Department has pledged to hand over 5,000 new pages of documents related to the probe.

World, 28 Jul 2015