Al Saadi Gadafy, the third son of Libyan leader Muammar Gadafy  in a  2005 file photo. Photograph: Tim Wimborne/Files/Reuters

Niger has extradited Muammar Gadafy’s son Saadi, who just arrived in Tripoli and was brought to a prison, the Libyan government said today. (...)

Relatives of some of the seven Egyptian Christians who were shot by militants on a beach in Bengahazi last month are comforted outside the city’s morgue.  Photograph: Reuters

Gunmen killed a French national in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi today, a security official said, the latest slaying of a foreigner in the r(...)

People take part in a protest against the General National Congress (GNC) in Benghazi, Libya earlier this week. Photograph: Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters

Ninety-two inmates have escaped from a prison in western Libya due to weak security, a local official said. Hassan bin Sophia, spokesman (...)

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(...)

A 2006 photograph of Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the assault rifle that has killed more people than any other firearm in the world, who died today aged 94. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Files/Reuters.

Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the assault rifle that has killed more people than any other firearm in the world, has died today aged 94.Kalshni(...)

People gather to inspect a destroyed shrine at Murad Agha mosque which was bombed earlier this week in Tripoli’s Tajura neighborhood. Photograph: Ismail Zitouny/Reuters

More than 40 people were killed yesterday in an explosion at an army depot in southern Libya after locals had tried to steal ammunition.Four soldiers (...)

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(...)

Anti-government protesters demonstrate against bombings and assassinations in Benghazi on Monday. Photograph: Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters

Heavy shooting from guns and anti-aircraft weapons erupted early on Tuesday in the Libyan capital Tripoli, witnesses said.The fighting occurred betwee(...)

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