The North African nation plunged into chaos in 2011 after NATO-backed rebels overthrew former president and long-time dictator, Moammar Gadhafi. Libya has since been divided between the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord and rebel forces in the east.
Egypt's parliament has authorized the deployment of troops abroad after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi threatened military intervention against Turkish-backed forces in ... Read more »
Forces loyal to the UN-backed Libyan government have announced an end to the siege of the capital Tripoli. Last year, general-turned-warlord Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive to ... Read more »
The aftermath of an airstrike on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli. (file photo)