At least 57 migrants drowned after their boat sank off Libya, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Monday, the latest tragedy on the dangerous Mediterranean Sea crossing to Europe.
Charity organizations have posted photographs of the bodies of babies and toddlers having washed up on a beach in Libya after a shipwreck, highlighting the human toll of the refugee crisis at Europe’s doorstep.
Armed men have attacked a hotel employed as a headquarters by Libya’s Presidential Council in the capital Tripoli.
A broad grouping of countries and organizations has demanded the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of all foreign forces from Libya.
Several years into a battle for power in Libya, authorities in the western part have now moved toward reconciliation by realeasing 120 captured fighters loyal to the eastern-based renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar.
Libya's new interim government has demanded the "immediate" withdrawal of all foreign mercenaries amid efforts to end a decade of violence in the North African country.
Unidentified armed men have shot dead a Libyan commander, loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar, who was wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes in the country’s eastern city of Benghazi.
Tunisian President Kais Saied is set to head to Libya in a show of support for the country's newly formed, United Nations-backed unity government, the first presidential trip between the neighboring countries since 2012.
Abdul Hamid Dbeibah has been sworn as Libya’s Prime Minister until elections later this year, following years-long violence and division in the North African country.