The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Flights between Libya's capital Tripoli and Benghazi resumed amid an easing of tensions between the UN-recognised government and rival authorities in the east.

The appointments come days after GNA chief Fayez al-Sarraj announced a government reshuffle.

Flights resume out of Libya's Tripoli after four-month suspension

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Flights resume out of Libya's Tripoli after four-month suspension

After a four-month suspension, flights have resumed from Libya's Tripoli airport.

Libyan government starts operation to capture Tripoli International Airport

The New Arab

Libyan government starts operation to capture Tripoli International Airport

Libyan government forces have announced a new operation to capture Tripoli International Airport, which has not been used since 2014.

Turkey threatens retaliatory attacks on Haftar's forces in Libya

The New Arab

Turkey threatens retaliatory attacks on Haftar's forces in Libya

Forces loyal to rogue General Haftar have fired rockets near Turkey's diplomatic residences in Libya and the country's only airport over the ...

The New Arab

Child among 4 killed in attack on Libya's capital

Eastern-based rogue General Khalifa Haftar's forces launched an attack on the capital Tripoli on Saturday, the internationally-recognised government said.

The New Arab

Three people killed as Haftar targets Tripoli diplomatic quarter

Three people have been killed and four injured as Haftar’s forces targeted the Italian and Turkish ambassadors’ residences in Tripoli after ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN mission slams 'alarming' escalation of Libya violence

The United Nations said it was alarmed by an escalation of violence in Libya, after forces loyal to a unity government this week retook towns ...

The New Arab

Libyan government forces counterattack Haftar militias in Tripoli

GNA forces counterattacked Haftar militias after the rogue general rained rockets down on the capital of Tripoli on Tuesday.

Haftar takes 'revenge' on Libya's capital after losing towns

The New Arab & agencies

Haftar takes 'revenge' on Libya's capital after losing towns

Following heavy losses on Monday, Khalifa Haftar's forces have rained rockets on Libya's capital.

The New Arab

UN slams attack on Libya's potential coronavirus hospital

UN coordinator for Libya refrains from naming the perpetrator in a statement condemning Monday's attack on a coronavirus-designated hospital in ...

Haftar forces bomb Tripoli airport as ceasefire talks stall

The New Arab & agencies

Haftar forces bomb Tripoli airport as ceasefire talks stall

Forces loyal to rogue General Khalifa Haftar have bombed the Libyan capital’s only functioning airport at Mitiga, as warring Libyan ...

New clashes in Libya despite UN ceasefire call

The New Arab & agencies

New clashes in Libya despite UN ceasefire call

A new round of violence on the southern outskirts of the Libyan capital on Thursday left civilians dead and wounded.

UN Security Council calls for 'lasting ceasefire' in Libya

The New Arab & agencies

UN Security Council calls for 'lasting ceasefire' in Libya

The Security Council vote marks the latest international attempt to stymie the conflict in Libya.

Berlin: Breakthrough for Libya, or more of the same?

Guma El-Gamaty

Berlin: Breakthrough for Libya, or more of the same?

Comment: While the Berlin Conference had some promising elements, the fragile ceasefire has already been broken, endangering hopes for lasting ...

The New Arab & agencies

Tripoli airport hit by renewed rocket fire

The Libyan capital's sole functioning airport came under renewed fire, as fighting broke out hours after the UN mission in the country condemned ongoing violations of an arms embargo.

The New Arab & agencies

Libyan capital airport halts flights after shelling

Forces loyal to rogue General Khalifa Haftar said they shot down an unmanned drone violating a fragile ceasefire.

The New Arab & agencies

Arrested Libyan journalist 'forcibly disappeared': NGO

Libyan national Rida Fhel el-Boum was arrested on Saturday at Mitiga airport after arriving from Tunis.

The New Arab

Libyan government forces shoot down high-ranking Haftar commander's plane

Forces loyal to the internationally-recognised Libyan government have shot down a plane over Tripoli, capturing its pilot, Major-General Amer ...

The ICC should indict Haftar for war crimes

Guma El-Gamaty

The ICC should indict Haftar for war crimes

Comment: The overwhelming evidence against Haftar means there should be no delay in the ICC investigating him for war crimes, writes Guma ...

The New Arab

Yemen or Libya? Six Emirati soldiers 'mysteriously' die

On Saturday the UAE announced six of its soldiers had been killed in Yemen in a vehicle collision, however, the Libyan government says they were ...

'Emirati drones' launched by Haftar forces strike Libya airport

The New Arab

'Emirati drones' launched by Haftar forces strike Libya airport

Rocket fire and airstrikes struck an airport near the Libyan capital on Saturday, just two weeks after similar attacks.

Libya's only civilian airport closed after Haftar missile strike

The New Arab & agencies

Libya's only civilian airport closed after Haftar missile strike

Tripoli's only civilian airport was struck by a missile once again late on Monday amid ongoing fighting between government forces and Khalifa ...

Four wounded in rocket fire on Libyan capital's airport

The New Arab & agencies

Four wounded in rocket fire on Libyan capital's airport

The GNA blamed what it called a 'terrorist attack' on Haftar's forces and urged the international community to assume 'its responsibilities ...

Most Popular

Most Popular