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Ismail Bouzreeba al-Zway, a journalist critical of Haftar, has been jailed on vague terorrism-related charges, sparking outcry from human rights activists

Haftar-allied foreign mercenaries are reportedly headed for Sirtre to take part in a key battle against government forces.

Libyans survive amid uncertainty in Tunisia

Alessandra Bajec

Libyans survive amid uncertainty in Tunisia

Libyans in Tunisia find themselves in a mix of living a safe, comfortable life away from violence and much uncertainty to go back home, writes Alessandra Bajec.

Woman killed in IS attack on Libya police station

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Woman killed in IS attack on Libya police station

The area surrounding Ajdabiya, a city 160 kilometres east of Benghazi, is often hit by IS targeting forces from strongman Khalifa ...

Haftar militia targeted by suicide bomber in eastern Libya

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Haftar militia targeted by suicide bomber in eastern Libya

At least two fighters loyal to former Libyan general Khalifa Haftar have been killed, following a suicide bombing in eastern Libya.

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Blast kills six in eastern Libya, IS claims responsibility

The deadly blast follows a US airstrike in Libya last week that left two al-Qaeda officials dead.

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IS claims Libya bombing, killing three

A car bomb in eastern Libya that left three dead on Friday has been claimed by the Islamic State group.

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Islamic State attack kills two Haftar fighters in Libya

The Islamic State killed two fighters from forces commanded by Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar on Wednesday.

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Plunged into darkness: Libya's southern, western cities face blackouts

Western Libya was plunged into darkness late on Saturday as a blackout already affecting the south spread to the capital, Tripoli, and other ...

Missing Tunisian journalists 'murdered by IS' in Libya

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Missing Tunisian journalists 'murdered by IS' in Libya

Two Tunisian journalists who went missing in Libya in 2014 were murdered by IS, a captured militant has told local television.

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Exclusive: French-Emirati airbase in Libya 'supporting Khalifa Haftar operations'

The UAE maintains a military base that supports operations of Khalifa Haftar in eastern Libya, a Libyan military official formerly affiliated to ...

African refugees 'subjected to sexual slavery' in Libya

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African refugees 'subjected to sexual slavery' in Libya

A report published this week by Amnesty International has documented 'horrors' inflicted on refugees and migrants by traffickers and extremists ...

Former Gaddafi aide killed fighting with IS in Libya

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Former Gaddafi aide killed fighting with IS in Libya

A former aide to the deposed Libyan leader was killed as troops close in on the group's strongholds in the north African nation.

IS strengthens its grip in war-torn Libya

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IS strengthens its grip in war-torn Libya

As the Islamic State group faces increased resistance in its strongholds in Syria and Iraq, its sympathisers are flocking to its base on Libya's ...

The detritus of regime change in Libya

Vijay Prashad

The detritus of regime change in Libya

Comment: The doctrine of liberal interventionism has destroyed post-Gaddafi Libya, just as it destroyed post-Saddam Iraq, writes Vijay Prashad.

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Tunisian journalists 'killed' in Libya still alive says diplomat

Two Tunisian journalists purportedly killed by the Libyan branch of the Islamic State are alive, Tunisia's foreign minister has said, raising more questions about their fate.

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

Five killed in clashes near oil port in Libya

Clashes erupted in eastern Libya between pro-government forces and fighters associated with Islamist militias, killing at least five and ...

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Al-Qaeda denies leader killed in Libya drone strike

Al-Qaeda in Libya on Friday denied its leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar was killed in US drone attack last week that killed at least 17.

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Al-Qaeda Libya leader not listed among dead

Al-Qaeda in Libya on Tuesday released a list of names of those its says were killed in a US airstrike that does not include the raid's main ...

Fate of Tunisian journalists held in Libya remains unknown

Salah al-Din al-Jorashi

Fate of Tunisian journalists held in Libya remains unknown

It is impossible to confirm reports that the two journalists taken captive in September have been executed.

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