Libya

Libya: 40 killed in airstrike on migrant centre

Libya: 40 killed in airstrike on migrant centre

It remains unclear who carried out the airstrike, reported Xinhua News agency. The death toll is expected to rise. Further details into t...Read More

Libyan oil firm warns disrupting sector would fuel conflict

Libyan oil firm warns disrupting sector would fuel conflict

The country's oil company, which is headquartered in Tripoli, has repeatedly insisted on its neutral status and refused to be drawn into ...Read More

Libya floods claim 4 lives, 2,500 flee their homes.

Libya floods claim 4 lives, 2,500 flee their homes.

At least four people have lost their lives while 2,500 people have been forced to flee their homes due to severe flooding caused by heavy...Read More

Brent oil above USD 75 per barrel, Markets panic

Brent oil above USD 75 per barrel, Markets panic

London: Brent North Sea crude hit a six-month high above $75 per barrel Thursday on supply concerns that have been worsened by the United...Read More

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60 killed in South African floods

Johannesburg: At least 60 people have been killed in flooding in South Africa, a local official said on Wednesday, as President Cyril Ram...Read More

Over 120 killed, 600 hurt in Libya fighting: WHO

Over 120 killed, 600 hurt in Libya fighting: WHO

Tripoli: Fighting near Tripoli has killed 121 people and wounded 561 since strongman Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive earlier this mo...Read More

US pulls troops out of Libya

US pulls troops out of Libya

Washington: The US has pulled a contingent of its troops from Libya amid rising violence in the capital city of Tripoli, America’s top co...Read More

Italy’s Salvini lays down law for migrant rescue ships

Italy’s Salvini lays down law for migrant rescue ships

Rome: Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has launched a fresh crackdown on charity ships which rescue migrants off Libya and bring ...Read More

Terror attack on Libyan Foreign Ministry headquarters kills 3

Terror attack on Libyan Foreign Ministry headquarters kills 3

Tripoli: At least three people were killed and 10 others including a paramedic, were injured in a terror attack on the Libyan Foreign Min...Read More

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar announces ‘liberation’ of Derna

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar announces ‘liberation’ of Derna

Benghazi, Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar has announced the “liberation” of Derna, the only city in the eastern region beyond his control...Read More

8 killed in suicide attack in eastern Libya

8 killed in suicide attack in eastern Libya

Benghazi: At least eight people, including civilians, were killed today in a suicide car bombing of a security barricade in the east of L...Read More

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy charged with receiving illicit Libyan campaign financing

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy charged with receiving illicit Libyan campaign financing

Paris: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been charged with receiving illicit financing from the regime of the late Libyan leade...Read More

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90 migrants are feared drowned off Libyan coast

Paris : The UN’s migration agency says its partner agencies are reporting that 90 people are feared drowned after a smuggler’s boat carry...Read More

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34 killed in twin car blasts near mosque in Benghazi            

Libya has been gripped by chaos since a NATO-backed uprising toppled and killed longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011, with two rival ...Read More

Over 20 dead in Libya’s car bomb attacks

Over 20 dead in Libya’s car bomb attacks

Tripoli: The death toll of the double car bomb attacks that hit the Libyan city of Benghazi has risen above 20, a hospital official said....Read More

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Erdogan accuses US, Israel of ‘meddling’ in Iran and Pakistan

Ankara : Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States and Israel today of meddling in Iran after Turkey’s neighbour w...Read More

Libya’s interim government bans entry of US citizens in retaliation

Libya’s interim government bans entry of US citizens in retaliation

Tripoli: Libya’s interim government on Wednesday announced it would ban entry of US citizens into Libyan territory in response to a decis...Read More

Trump announces new travel restrictions, includes N Korea

Trump announces new travel restrictions, includes N Korea

White House called the new restrictions a critical step toward establishing an immigration system that protects Americans’ safety and sec...Read More

US President Donald Trump announces new travel restrictions, includes North Korea

US President Donald Trump announces new travel restrictions, includes North Korea

Washington: US President Donald Trump has announced new travel restrictions for eight countries including North Korea, replacing the prev...Read More

Donald Trump will ask Supreme Court to overturn new travel-ban ruling

Donald Trump will ask Supreme Court to overturn new travel-ban ruling

Washington: The US Justice Department said on Friday that it will ask the Supreme Court to reverse a ruling by a federal judge in Hawaii ...Read More

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