Forces loyal to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar said Tuesday they are advancing rapidly on the eastern city of Derna, despite troops being hit by suicide attacks.
More than 1,000 people were rescued from the Mediterranean over the weekend, with migrants attempting to cross into Europe, often on unseaworthy boats, according to rescuers.
Fighting between rival tribes that has rocked a southern Libya town for weeks has killed more than 31 people since the beginning of May, a medical source said on Sunday.
Two people were killed and four wounded in a car bombing at a checkpoint west of Libya's biggest oil ports on Tuesday, a senior security official said.
Libya's health ministry said on Thursday that the death toll from the suicide attack against the headquarters of the electoral commission in Tripoli a day earlier had risen to 14.
A group of militants including suicide bombers stormed the head offices of Libya's electoral commission in Tripoli on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people and setting fire to the building, officials said.
Three crewmen were killed on Sunday after their military cargo plane crashed at a major oilfield in Libya, a local official said.
The US Supreme Court's conservative majority appeared poised to hand President Donald Trump a huge legal victory, signaling on Wednesday it was likely to uphold his contentious travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries.
Libyans mourned Sunday after the discovery of the bodies of three small children from the same family kidnapped in 2015 on their way to school near the capital.
Sarkozy, 63, was taken into police custody early on Tuesday and was being questioned by officers specialising in corruption, money laundering and tax evasion at their office in the western Parisian suburb of Nanterre.
Libya's coastguard and an international charity ship picked up several hundred migrants on Saturday as smugglers trying to take advantage of calm seas launched a flurry of boats towards Italy.