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Libyan Tawergha families displaced in 2011 to return home

28 December, 2017

Libyan families displaced from the town of Tawergha after being driven out by militias following the 2011 uprising that evolved into a ruinous civil war can return in February

Turkey's Erdogan signs defence, investment deals in Tunisia

28 December, 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday signed agreements in Tunis on defence, investment and the environment as he and his Tunisian counterpart expressed their determination to strengthen economic cooperation.

More than 250 refugees 'rescued in Mediterranean'

27 December, 2017

The Italian coastguard said it rescued some 255 migrants in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya overnight, just before a front of bad weather hit the area.

Libya pipeline blast to cause drop in production

27 December, 2017

An explosion on a pipeline carrying crude oil from Libya's south to a port terminal in its north Tuesday will slash production, the National Oil Company said.

Eastern Libya to host conference to rebuild war-ravaged Benghazi

26 December, 2017

A conference is to be held in March to rally support to rebuild Benghazi, the second largest city in Libya which was heavily damaged in the three-year battle against Islamists.

Tunisia cooperating with UAE against female extremists' return

26 December, 2017

Tunisia says it will now work with the UAE following its ban on Tunisian women passengers after reports of jihadists returning from Iraq and Syria plotting terror attacks.

Philippines rejects Libya's appeal against worker travel ban

26 December, 2017

The government of the Philippines has upheld a ban on workers travelling to Libya amid continued concerns about worker safety in the North African country.

UN evacuates Libya refugees to Italy in historic first

23 December, 2017

Italy has evacuated scores of Yemeni, Somali, Ethiopian, and Eritrean refugees from Libya, which included families, single mothers, and unaccompanied children.

Preparations for Libya's 2018 elections underway, says Sarraj

22 December, 2017

Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj said Tripoli is moving forward with preparations to hold the country’s presidential elections in 2018.

France urges Libya to act on UN peace plan

21 December, 2017

France's foreign minister has urged Libya's unity government to act on a UN plan to negotiate a new peace deal in the war-torn country.

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