Libya

Islamic State claims Monday bomb attack on ENI joint venture office in Tripoli

CAIRO - Islamic State militants have claimed a car bomb attack on the Mellitah oil and gas firm, co-owned by Italy's ENI, in the Libyan capital on Monday, a statement on social media said on Tuesday.

Car bomb damages Italy's ENI joint venture office in Libyan capital

TRIPOLI - A car bomb went off in Libya's capital Tripoli on Monday in front of the headquarters of Mellitah, an oil and gas joint venture between Italy's ENI and Libyan state oil firm NOC, witnesses said.

World, Italy 31 Aug 2015

Migrant boat sinks off Libyan coast, kills at least 37: official

TRIPOLI - A boat carrying migrants sank off Libya's Mediterranean coast, killing at least 37 people, a local official said on Sunday, the second such fatal accident within days.

World, 31 Aug 2015

Four Libyan soldiers killed in new battle with Islamist fighters in Benghazi: medics

BENGHAZI, Libya - Four Libyan soldiers were killed and six wounded in fresh fighting with Islamist groups in the eastern city of Benghazi on Sunday, medics and military officials said.

World, 30 Aug 2015

Migrant boat sinks off Libyan coast, kills at least 37: official

TRIPOLI - A boat carrying migrants sank off Libya's Mediterranean coast, killing at least 37 people, a local official said on Sunday, the second such fatal accident within days.

World, 30 Aug 2015

Libya arrests three suspected smugglers over migrant boat disaster

TRIPOLI - Libyan authorities have arrested three people on suspicion of involvement in launching a boat packed with migrants that sank off the country's Mediterranean coast, killing up to 200 people, a security official said on Saturday.

World, 29 Aug 2015

Libyan drownings, truck of corpses drive up migrant toll

EISENSTADT, Austria/TRIPOLI - Austria said on Friday 71 refugees, including a baby girl, were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 105 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to Europe. Almost 100 more were missing and feared dead. | Video

World, 28 Aug 2015

Boat packed with migrants sinks off Libya; up to 200 feared dead

TRIPOLI - A boat packed with mainly African migrants bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday and officials said up to 200 might have died.

Africa, World, Italy, 28 Aug 2015

U.N. plans new Libya talks next week in Geneva

SKHIRAT, Morocco - The United Nations plans a new round of talks between Libya's warring factions next week in Geneva in an effort to form a unity government and end the country's crisis, a UN spokesman said on Friday.

World, United Nations, 28 Aug 2015

Libya recovers 82 bodies after migrant boat sinks - official

ZUWARA, Libya - Libya has recovered 82 bodies washed ashore after a boat packed with migrants sank near the western town of Zuwara, a Red Crescent official said on Friday.

World, 28 Aug 2015