Libya

Car bombs explode in Libya's Derma, at least six killed

BENGHAZI, Libya - At least six people were killed and 10 others wounded when several car bombs exploded in the Libyan city of Derna, a medical source said on Friday.

Tunisian militant chief probably died in U.S. air strike - source

WASHINGTON - A veteran Tunisian militant was probably killed by a U.S. air strike on a jihadist meeting in Libya last month whose main target was a top Algerian fighter, a U.S. official said on Friday.

World, 03 Jul 2015

Tunisia hunts for Libya-trained suspects after hotel attack

TUNIS - Tunisian authorities have arrested 12 people they suspect are linked to the Sousse beach hotel attack on foreign tourists, and are hunting for two men who trained in a Libyan jihadist camp with the Sousse attacker, an official said.

World, 02 Jul 2015

Libya PM hopes for deal with rivals, Tripoli delays

VALLETTA - Libya's internationally recognised prime minister said he hoped to reach a power-sharing peace agreement on Thursday with his rivals during U.N.-backed talks to end a conflict that threatens to break up the country.

World, 02 Jul 2015

Tunisia hotel gunman trained in Libya jihadist camp - government

TUNIS - The Tunisian gunman who carried out a deadly attack on a hotel last Friday trained in a jihadist camp in Libya last year, Tunisia's government said on Tuesday.

World, 01 Jul 2015

Libyan factions sit at the same table in U.N. peace talks

SKHIRAT, Morocco - Officials from Libya's rival parliaments sat at the same table for the first time on Sunday at the latest round of United Nations-backed peace talks in Morocco, a move negotiators saw as an important step to forming a unity government.

World, 29 Jun 2015

Newly disclosed Hillary Clinton emails may undercut her earlier claims

NEW YORK - A batch of 15 newly disclosed Hillary Clinton emails appears to contradict her assertion last month that memos about Libya she received from an old friend while she was U.S. secretary of state were "unsolicited."

World, 27 Jun 2015

Libya talks at crucial stage over power-sharing deal

SKHIRATE, Morocco - Libya's two main rival factions restarted U.N.-backed peace talks in Morocco on Friday with negotiations at a crucial stage over a power-sharing proposal that negotiators call the best chance for peace.

World, 27 Jun 2015

Hungary defies EU over migrants as crisis mounts

BRUSSELS/BUDAPEST - In a challenge to European leaders before a summit that aims to tackle a refugee crisis, Hungary unilaterally suspended an EU asylum programme on Tuesday, saying it was overburdened by illegal migrants.

World, 24 Jun 2015

Danish ship rescues more than 200 migrants off Libyan coast

COPENHAGEN - A refined product tanker owned by Danish shipping company Torm rescued more than 200 migrants off the coast of Libya on Sunday and took them to Italy at the request of the Italian coastguard, the company said.

World, 23 Jun 2015