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Armed group tried to attack Libya's El Sharara oilfield: engineer

Armed group tried to attack Libya's El Sharara oilfield: engineer

An armed group tried to attack Libya's El Sharara oilfield, the country's biggest, but there was no impact on production from the incident, a field engineer said on Monday.

Four dead, 20 wounded in Tripoli air raids: unity govt

Four dead, 20 wounded in Tripoli air raids: unity govt

Air raids by the self-styled Libyan National Army against the capital on Saturday night killed four people and wounded 20 others, Libya's internationally recognised unity government said.

At least 264 dead in battle for Libya capital: WHO

At least 264 dead in battle for Libya capital: WHO

At least 264 people have been killed and 1,266 wounded, including civilians, in an offensive by military strongman Khalifa Haftar to seize Libya's capital Tripoli, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

Day flights to resume at Libya capital's airport

Day flights to resume at Libya capital's airport

Day-time flights will resume at Tripoli's only functioning airport after it was closed to all but night-time traffic earlier this month for ‘security reasons’, Libyan airport authorities said Monday.

Heavy clashes in southern suburbs of Libyan capital

Heavy clashes in southern suburbs of Libyan capital

Heavy clashes broke out in the southern districts of the Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday, with shelling audible in the city centre, residents said, as the death toll from two weeks of fighting between the country's rival governments rose to 220.

White House says Trump spoke to Libyan commander Haftar on Monday

White House says Trump spoke to Libyan commander Haftar on Monday

The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump spoke by phone to Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar and discussed "ongoing counterterrorism efforts" by the leader of a military assault on the capital of Libya in opposition to the country's internationally recognized government.

UN envoy to Libya warns of 'conflagration'

UN envoy to Libya warns of 'conflagration'

The UN's Libya envoy warned Thursday of ‘a widening conflagration’ in the North African country, saying international divisions had encouraged strongman Khalifa Haftar to launch his assault on Tripoli.

Enforce UN arms embargo on Libya, says Qatar

Enforce UN arms embargo on Libya, says Qatar

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has called for the strict enforcement of the UN arms embargo on both sides of the conflict in Libya.

UN Security Council considers demanding Libya ceasefire

UN Security Council considers demanding Libya ceasefire

The UN Security Council is considering a British-drafted resolution that would demand a ceasefire in Libya and call on all countries with influence over the warring parties to ensure compliance.

121 killed, nearly 600 wounded in Libya fighting: WHO

121 killed, nearly 600 wounded in Libya fighting: WHO

Fighting in Tripoli has killed 121 people and wounded 561 since commander Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive earlier this month to take the Libyan capital, the World Health Organization said Sunday.

IOM flies 160 African migrants home from conflict-torn Libya

IOM flies 160 African migrants home from conflict-torn Libya

The International Organization for Migration said Friday it had flown 160 migrants home to three African countries from the Libyan capital amid heavy fighting on the city's outskirts.

Italy, France spar over tackling escalating conflict in Libya

Italy, France spar over tackling escalating conflict in Libya

France and Italy wrangled on Thursday over how best to tackle renewed conflict in Libya as a bid by eastern forces under Khalifa Haftar to seize Tripoli stalled in the face of strong resistance on the capital's southern outskirts.