ROME A deal with Libya that has slashed the number of migrants reaching Italy could scupper the ruling centre-left Democratic Party's (PD) already dwindling hopes of staying in power next year as it is opposed by the PD's potential coalition partners.
TRIPOLI Donning leather and helmets (sometimes), they roar along Libya's hair-raising, potholed roads on carefully polished Harley Davidsons and Kawasakis.
WASHINGTON The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had conducted two air strikes against Islamic States militants in Libya in the past few days.
BENGHAZI, Libya Libya's eastern-based parliament voted on Tuesday to approve some U.N. proposals aimed at unifying the divided North African nation, although major obstacles remain for a deal to stabilise the oil producer.
OUAGADOUGOU Burkina Faso's foreign minister said on Monday it had recalled its ambassador to Libya over a report that black African migrants were being auctioned as slaves there.
BENGHAZI, Libya Medical staff in the southern Libyan city of Sabha said on Monday they were suspending work for 10 days in protest over poor security after a doctor was kidnapped.
CAIRO The Egyptian public prosecutor ordered that a suspected Libyan militant and 14 others be held for 15 days pending an investigation of their role in a deadly attack in Egypt's western desert last month, state news MENA reported on Friday.
CAIRO A Libyan captured in a raid on a militant group blamed for a deadly attack on Egyptian police said on Thursday that he and other foreign fighters loosely linked to al Qaeda had been operating out of Egypt's western desert since January.
TRIPOLI In a square behind Libya's central bank, black market dealers, some of them armed, carry small plastic bags filled with dollars and larger ones with dinars in and out of one of many informal exchanges. | Video
BENGHAZI, Libya The evacuation of employees of a Turkish company from southern Libya after four of their colleagues were kidnapped has stalled work to complete a power station in the city of Ubari, local engineers said on Thursday.