“Volcano of anger”: What you need to know about the escalating crisis in Libya
The government action will “purge all Libyan cities of aggressor and illegitimate forces,” said Colonel Mohamed Gnounou
A Sydney Charity Recruited a 19-Year-Old For ISIS
The teen was apprehended while trying to enter Syria and has been held in a Lebanon jail for nine months.
Bodies found off the Libyan coast highlight a spike in the deaths of migrants and refugees
The International Organization for Migration says deaths already total over 4,000 this year — 26 percent higher than in 2015 and increasingly concentrated in the Mediterranean.
Libyan Fighters Are Driving the Islamic State Out of the Only Major City It Controls in the Country
If the advances are sustained, they could dislodge Islamic State from its most important base outside the Middle East and provide a boost to the UN-backed Government of National Accord.
Five Years On, Revolution Leaves Libya in the Grip of Civil War and the Islamic State
Muammar Qaddafi is gone and his sons are either dead or in prison, but Libya is still convulsing as rival governments vie for control of the oil-rich nation.
Libya's Peace Process Moves Forward — But So Does the Islamic State
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.
The Islamic State's Next Target: Libyan Oil
Experts say Libya’s oil holds the key to the Islamic State establishing control of the country and turning it into a base for future attacks in Africa and Europe.
The Pizza Rivalry That's Keeping a Dying Beach Community Afloat
Salisbury Beach, a once-bustling post-war seaside destination, is now a depressed ghost town—but the pizza keeps people coming back.
UN Libya Envoy Lands Cushy Job With UAE Government That Pays $50,000 Per Month
Spanish diplomat Bernardino Leon was communicating by email with UAE officials about the position while he was overseeing negotiations between the two principal sides in Libya's conflict, one of whom is backed by the UAE.
Libya's Future Is Up in the Air as Political Talks Between Rival Governments Collapse
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.
Anniversary of Muammar Qaddafi's Death Coincides with Failed Peace Talks in Libya
In the years since Qaddafi's fall, Libya has been torn apart by political instability, militia violence, and Islamist extremist groups.