Footage of the aftermath showed body parts and migrants’ belongings strewn among the rubble.
General Haftar, who was loyal to the late dictator Muammar Gaddafi, is trying to take Tripoli and force out the U.N.-backed government.
Libya named a new national unity government on Tuesday — a small but important step toward ending the nation's bloody, multi-party civil war. Looming over the ordeal is the specter of the Islamic State, which is expanding a mini-state in Sirte.
These negotiations are the international community's attempt to retain Libya as some sort of viable state. Meanwhile, a power vacuum has allowed people-smugglers and Islamist militants to gain an edge in the chaos.
No group has yet claimed responsibility for today’s attacks in Al Qubbah — but the quickly deteriorating security situation has the country on high alert.
Ottawa is exporting less military aid overall but upping shipments to India, Egypt, and Tunisia, as well as other non-NATO allies with questionable moral records.
Three years after the Libyan revolution and the subsequent downfall of its dictator Muammar Qaddafi, the country has descended further into chaos and insecurity.
Pro-government forces led by Qaddafi-era general Khalifa Haftar are fighting Islamist militiamen for control of Libya's second-largest city.
As Islamists, democratically elected leaders, militias, and regional powers vie for control in Libya, one thing is certain: Ordinary Libyans will come out on the losing end.
After nearly four weeks of fighting, Misrata militia take control of Libya's main airport.