BENGHAZI, Libya - Around 300 Islamists took to the streets of the Libyan port of Benghazi on Friday demanding the fall of the government and an end to strikes and sit-ins stopping crude exports - the first sign of public opposition to the blockades in the oil-rich east.
TRIPOLI - Gunmen shot dead an American chemistry teacher working at an international school in the Libyan city of Benghazi, medical and security sources said on Thursday.
TRIPOLI - Libya's national assembly voted on Wednesday to make Islamic law, or sharia, the source of all legislation, in an apparent bid by moderate Islamists to outflank ultra-conservative militants who have been gaining influence.
BEIRUT - The Lebanese government has told the army to take over security in the restive coastal city of Tripoli for six months, caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Monday.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon - Four people were killed by sniper fire the north Lebanese city of Tripoli on Sunday, security sources said, raising to 10 the death toll in two days of violence fuelled by sectarian tensions over Syria's civil war.
TRIPOLI - Libya's army told former militia fighters and protesters to end their occupations of oilfields and ports and allow crude exports to restart, saying the OPEC country risked sliding into lawlessness.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon - Six people were killed in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Saturday in exchanges of fire between neighbourhoods which support rival sides in Syria's civil war, security and medical sources said.
TRIPOLI - Two people were killed in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Saturday in exchanges of fire between neighbourhoods which support rival sides in Syria's civil war, security and medical sources said.
TRIPOLI - One person was shot dead and six people were wounded in clashes on Saturday in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli between neighbourhoods which support rival sides in Syria's civil war.
TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya - More than 40 people were killed on Thursday in an explosion at an army depot in southern Libya after locals tried to steal ammunition, officials said, while four soldiers died in clashes in the restive eastern part of the country.