Libyan lawmakers say majority back unity plan, but no vote yet

Libya's internationally recognized parliament, which was forced out of the capital by factional violence, failed to vote for a unity government this week, but...

ISIS faces defeat in eastern Libya as government troops capture Derna...

Today, ISIS officially retreated from Derna city amid a heavy airstrike campaign by the Libya's Tobruk-based government. For months, Islamic State fighters had entrenched themselves...
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ISIS profits from secret cannabis export to Italian mafia

According to Italy's top prosecutor Franco Roberti, ongoing investigations point to co-operation between the Islamic State and Italian mobsters who are reportedly smuggling cannabis...

Britain’s Hammond takes surprise visit to Tripoli

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond arrived Monday on a surprise visit to Tripoli, officials said, in the latest foreign visit in support of Libya's...
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Libya unity govt to start taking control of ministries: deputy PM

Libya's unity government is to take control of three ministries from Monday, its deputy prime minister said, in the latest step to assert its...

Hollande inks deal in Egypt, visit dogged by rights criticism

French President Francois Hollande sealed several economic deals with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo Sunday during a visit dogged by allegations...
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Calls for protests in Egypt over Red Sea islands

Several Egyptian movements and activists called for protests on Friday over Cairo’s decision to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. April 6 movement...

European ambassadors arrive in Libya

The ambassadors of Britain, France and Spain arrived in the Libyan capital on Thursday to support the new unity government seeking to end the...
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Libya parliament to vote Monday on unity gov’t

Libya's internationally recognized parliament will hold a confidence vote Monday on the country's new UN-backed unity government, two lawmakers told AFP. Parliamentarians have been summoned...

Italian Minister to Visit Tripoli

Italy's foreign minister is to visit Tripoli on Tuesday, Rome said, the first trip by a senior Western official to the Libyan capital since...
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