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.
In the years since Qaddafi's fall, Libya has been torn apart by political instability, militia violence, and Islamist extremist groups.
The Islamic State released a video that appears to show a pair of executions in Libya, including one that involves a man being dragged to death behind a truck.
Reports of beheadings and bodies strung up on poles have emerged following an attempted rebellion against Islamic State militants in the Libyan city of Sirte.
VICE News visits a Misrata workshop that makes arms for Libya Dawn militias, where volunteers use ingenuity and resourcefulness to turn decades-old munitions and vehicles into battle-ready weapons.
The jihadists have taken advantage of the country's turmoil to expand their self-styled caliphate from Iraq and Syria. VICE News met the Libyan militias battling them for control of the city of Sirte.
On the eve of a crucial summit that hopes to reconcile Libya's warring factions, the Islamic State's branch in the country says it has attacked the South Korean and Moroccan diplomatic missions in Tripoli.
The Egyptian government is providing free flights to thousands of Egyptians living in Libya. Many are fleeing oppression, though some look at it as simply a cheap way to get home.
The proposal to lift sanctions could go beyond allowing Libyans to purchase weapons (presumably to fight IS), and could involve more coalition airstrikes.