| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:10 PM
At least 15 people were killed and 42 injured as fighting escalated Monday between the forces of a former Libyan army general, Khalifa Haftar, and Islamist militias in the eastern city of Benghazi, according to the North African country’s official...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Jordan's ambassador to Libya was abducted by armed assailants Tuesday while heading to his Tripoli office, the latest official taken hostage in the unstable North African country.
Masked kidnappers opened fire on the vehicle in which Ambassador Fawaz...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:59 PM
A Tunisian diplomat kidnapped in neighboring Libya pleaded tearfully with his country’s president in an online video to negotiate with a militant group for his release.
Mohammed Bel Sheik, who was reportedly kidnapped a month ago in Tripoli, did...
| May 4, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Libya has a new prime minister. But in keeping with months of chaos in the North African nation, the events leading up to Sunday’s swearing-in were confusing and turbulent.
Ahmed Matiq, an Islamist-leaning businessman from the economically...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The whole gang has finally come together in all its fearsome glory.
In the new trailer for Showtime's upcoming horror series "Penny Dreadful," Josh Hartnett, Eva Green, Timothy Dalton and the rest of the cast insist that their eccentric characters are...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Jordan’s ambassador to Libya, abducted by gunmen nearly a month ago in the Libyan capital, arrived safely home in Amman on Tuesday. But the case raised troubling questions about the Libyan government’s ability to resist the demands of armed...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, el general que depuso al presidente islamista electo de Egipto y que se encamina a convertirse en el nuevo jefe de Estado del país, pidió a Estados Unidos que le ayude a luchar contra el terrorismo yihadista para evitar que haya un...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Rival armed groups battled Friday with warplanes and antiaircraft guns in the eastern city of Benghazi in the latest outbreak of militia-linked chaos in energy-rich Libya.
Fighters from a faction led by a retired general used aircraft bearing military...
| May 18, 2014
| 1:20 PM
In a new challenge to the authority of Libya’s weak central government, militiamen loyal to a rogue former general attacked the parliament building on Sunday, state media reported.
Gunfire rang out in streets surrounding the General National...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:00 AM
TRIPOLI, Libya — Dragging deeply on a cigarette and swirling his espresso dregs, the curly-haired young militiaman offered up a vivid account of the battles he and fellow rebels waged to bring down dictator Moammar Kadafi — days of blazing...