Rebels under Ibrahim Jathran stand on a boat at Es Sider port in Ras Lanuf. There were no casualties in the Morning Glory operation, which took place late on Sunday night. Photograph: Reuters

American navy Seals have seized a North Korea-flagged tanker which had been loaded with crude oil at a rebel-held port in eastern Libya, the Pe(...)

Libya’s prime minister Ali Zeidan speaks during a news conference in Tripoli today. Mr Zeidan appealed for Libyans to avoid violence in settling a standoff over their interim parliament. Photograph: Ismail Zitouny/Reuters.

Libyan prime minister Ali Zeidan has appealed for Libyans to avoid violence in settling a standoff over their interim parliament, whose mandate was du(...)

Hassan al-Drowi was shot several times as he drove homw from   shopping in the  city late last night.

Gunmen assassinated Libya’s deputy industry minister as he drove home from shopping in the coastal city of Sirte late last night in an attack security(...)

Protesters march during a demonstration calling on militiamen to leave, in Tripoli on November 15th, 2013. Photograph: Ismail Zitouny/Reuters

Tripoli city leaders today called for street protests and strikes at shops, schools and universities to press Libya’s government to drive out militiam(...)

This image made from video shows an injured protester being carried away from the scene in Tripoli, Libya after militiamen attacked peaceful protesters demanding the disbanding of the country’s rampant armed groups on Friday.

Soldiers and government-affiliated militias stormed a military base occupied by gunmen in Libya’s capital today, sparking fresh fighting that left fou(...)

People carry a man who was injured when Libyan militiamen opened fire into a crowd of protesters in Tripoli today. Photograph: Reuters

At least 13 people were killed and more than 130 wounded in fighting between militiamen and armed residents of the Libyan capital Tripoli today, the s(...)

Libya’s Prime Minister Ali Zeidan places his hand on his forehead as he addresses a news conference after his release and arrival at the headquarters of the Prime Minister’s Office in Tripoli yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

The grainy images of Libyan prime minister Ali Zeidan, looking dishevelled and dazed as he was bundled out of his Tripoli residence at dawn by gunmen (...)

A former Irish government official and Fine Gael general secretary was staying in the same heavily guarded Tripoli hotel where Libyan prime minister A(...)

Libyan prime minister Ali Zeidan was kidnapped by armed men from a hotel in Tripoli today. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

Brent oil rose today after news of the kidnapping of Libya’s prime minister raised concerns of new supply disruptions from the North African country.A(...)

A US embassy official secures the area around the embassy building after a powerful bomb blast in Nairobi in this photo taken in 1998. Senior al Qaeda figure Anas al-Liby, indicted by the United States for his alleged role in the 1998 bombings of US embassies in East Africa, was captured in Libya by a US team and is in American custody, officials said. Photograph: Reuters

Two US raids in Africa show the United States is pressuring al Qaeda, officials said today, though a failure in Somalia and an angry response in Libya(...)