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UN attacks ‘ghastly’ conditions in Libya migrant detention centres

According to UN figures, some 3 400 migrants and refugees remain detained in Tripoli, which has seen a surge in fighting since early April

Libya clashes death toll rises to 32: UN-backed government

Clashes near Tripoli in Sunday have killed at least 32 people, with a further 50 people left wounded

Libya, a failed state in waiting

On the sixth anniversary of Gaddafi’s fall, political and economic turmoil prevails

Libya now has three governments

And the latest one has the Herculean task of convincing the other two to let it reign supreme

Isis could establish foothold in Europe through Libya, warns Italy

Time is running out to stop Isis creating a Libyan stronghold that would threaten the security of Europe and neighbouring African states.

Surge in Libya violence raises spectre of civil war

Libya is considering calling for international forces to help restore security as rival militias remain locked in a brutal power struggle.

Anti-government uprising in Libya targets Parliament

Militia allied to renegade general Khalifa Hiftar have hit Libya's Parliament with anti-aircraft guns and rockets, causing MPs to flee.

Libya’s deputy industry minister shot dead

Libya's Hassan al-Droui has been killed in the first assassination of a transitional government member since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi.

Brent rises most in almost two weeks as Libya ports remain closed

Libyan rebels have decided to keep oil export terminals shut following the government's rejection of their demands to share revenues.

DTI ‘funded Gaddafi spyware’

Millions were handed to an SA company that supplied mass surveillance technology to Libya

Contentious law bans Gaddafi-era officials from Libya govt

A new law that excludes former officials of the Gaddafi era from public office is dividing Libya and deepening the turmoil plaguing the country.

Gunmen surround Libya’s justice ministry

Gunmen have demanded the expulsion of officials from the ousted Muammar Gaddafi regime.

Two injured after bomb hits French embassy in Tripoli

A car bomb has hit the French embassy in Tripoli, wounding two French guards and causing major damage in what Libya has called a "terrorist" incident.

Deep Read: Yesterday’s heroes are today’s villains

The citizen soldiers who became heroes for toppling Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi last year are being widely blamed for the country's current woes.

Libyan militia “executed 67 detainees”

Human Rights Watch has alleged that pro-Muammar Gaddafi fighters, including the dictator's son Mutassim, have been abused and murdered in Libya.

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