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 03 Jul 2015

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.

U.N. talks on Libya stumble as rival govt postpones participation 02 Jul 2015

RABAT - U.N.-brokered talks between Libya's two rival governments hit a setback on Thursday when one of the sides stayed away from the negotiations in Morocco, saying it needed more time for consultations.

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Tunisia hunts for Libya-trained suspects after hotel attack 02 Jul 2015

TUNIS - Tunisian authorities were on Thursday hunting further suspects in the Sousse hotel attack identified by officials as part of a group trained in a Libyan jihadist camp alongside gunmen who carried out a massacre at a Tunis museum.

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Libyan PM hopes for agreement with rivals on Thursday 01 Jul 2015

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

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Tunisia hotel gunman trained in Libya jihadist camp - government 01 Jul 2015

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. | Video

Italy recovers first bodies from deadliest migrant shipwreck 01 Jul 2015

ROME - Italy's navy said on Tuesday it had retrieved the first bodies from the wreck of a boat that sank in the Mediterranean three months ago, killing up to 800 migrants attempting to cross from Libya to Europe.

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Tunisia hotel gunman trained in Libya jihadist camp - government 30 Jun 2015

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.

Italy recovers first bodies from deadliest migrant shipwreck 30 Jun 2015

ROME - Italy's navy said on Tuesday it had retrieved the first bodies from the wreck of a boat that sank in the Mediterranean three months ago, killing up to 800 migrants attempting to cross from Libya to Europe.

Tunisia hotel attack gunman trained in Libya - official 30 Jun 2015

TUNIS - The Tunisian gunman who carried out the hotel attack last Friday that killed 38 people, mostly British tourists, trained in a jihadist camp in Libya at the end of last year, Tunisian prime minister's spokesman Dafer Neji said on Tuesday.