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.
Libya's giant El Sharara oilfield has been shut down because a landlord closed a valve in protest against pollution from a pipeline crossing his land, he told Reuters.
At least 19 illegal migrants were killed on Wednesday and up to 79 injured in a road accident in the Libyan city of Bani Walid, a military source said.
A Libyan commander sought by the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the alleged summary execution of dozens of people has handed himself in to the military police in eastern Libya, a military source said on Wednesday.
An estimated 90 migrants are feared to have drowned off the coast of Libya after a smuggler's boat capsized early on Friday, leaving three known survivors and 10 bodies washed up on shore, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said.
Mitiga airport, a former military air base on the eastern outskirts of the capital, was evacuated when the clashes erupted and roads to the facility were closed.
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) urged potential host countries on Monday to take in 1,300 vulnerable refugees currently in Libya, part of an international effort to tackle the migration crisis ...
At least 31 migrants died after their boat sank off Libya's western coast on Saturday and some 200 others were picked up by the coastguard to be brought back to port in Tripoli, officials said.