BENGHAZI Libya - A boat packed with up to 250 African emigrants trying to reach European shores sank on Sunday off the Libyan coast and most are feared dead, a spokesman for the Libyan navy said.
BENGHAZI Libya - Libya hopes to hold a referendum on a new constitution in December, a committee said on Thursday, undeterred by a descent into chaos and violence that has forced the elected parliament to move hundreds of miles from the capital.
ABU DHABI - Islamists militants in Libya have probably kidnapped up to 25 soldiers and killed five others in the eastern city of Benghazi, an army commander said on Wednesday, as the prime minister travelled to the United Arab Emirates to seek support for his embattled government.
MILAN - The European Union must keep up pressure on Russia over its involvement in the Ukrainian war because sanctions are having an effect, British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Tuesday.
BENGHAZI Libya - A U.N. special envoy visited Libya's elected parliament in the eastern town of Tobruk on Monday in a show of support against a rival assembly set up by armed groups that seized the capital, Tripoli, last month.
BENGHAZI Libya - Around twelve people have been killed and ten wounded in a flare-up of clashes between rival armed groups near the Libyan capital Tripoli, a doctor said on Sunday.
BENGHAZI Libya - Libya said a Sudanese military transport plane bound for a Tripoli airport under control of an armed faction had entered its airspace to supply a "terrorist group" with ammunition, a government statement said on Saturday.
BENGHAZI Libya - Government forces and helicopters belonging to a Libyan renegade general bombed ammunition sites of suspected Islamist militants in the eastern city of Benghazi, a military commander and residents said.
BENGHAZI Libya - Three people were killed and nine injured when a Libyan war plane crashed on Tuesday in a residential part of the eastern city of Tobruk, residents and medics said.
BENGHAZI Libya - At least 13 people have been killed and 45 wounded in clashes between Islamists and forces of a renegade general allied to the regular army in Libya's eastern Benghazi city, medics said on Monday.