A new Libyan government of national accord has been announced by Libya's Presidential Council, with the aim of uniting the country's warring factions under a United Nations (UN)-backed plan. more

19 Jan 2016 00:00 Libya

Nine people including former Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi's most prominent son - Saif al-Islam, have been sentenced to death for war crimes and acts to crush peaceful protests during the country's 2011 revolution that ended Gaddafi's rule. more

28 Jul 2015 00:00 Libya

Lawmakers in Libya have passed a law banning senior Gadhafi government officials from holding official posts. more

8 May 2013 00:00 Libya

A car bomb exploded outside the French Embassy in Tripoli injuring two French security guards and a Libyan girl. The blast was so powerful it blew the front wall off the diplomatic mission. more

24 Apr 2013 00:00 Libya