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Members of Libyan  government forces fire during fighting  in Ain Zara, Tripoli. Photograph: Hani Amara/Reuters

Several air strikes and explosions shook Tripoli overnight in an escalation of an assault on the Libyan capital by the warlord Khalifa Haftar. A Reu(...)

A member of Misrata forces, under the protection of Tripoli’s forces, prepares himself to go to the front line in Tripoli Libya April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Hani Amara TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Tripoli’s main airport came under attack from forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar, the warlord who has launched an offensive to capture the Libyan (...)

Tunisians take part in a protest in Tunis on Thursday against US president Donald  Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Photograph: Mohamed Messara/ EPA

For decades, the idea of a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital served as a rare and powerful rallying cry that united the Arab world. King(...)

Members of Libyan National Army gather after the liberation of Islamist militants’ last stronghold in Benghazi, Libya, last week. Photograph: Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters

Heavy clashes erupted on Sunday between rival factions on the coastal road east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, according to a witness and local report(...)

Leader of the Libyan National Army General Khalifa Haftar. A spokesman for the LNA said 103 of those killed in the attack at the air base were LNA troops. Photograph: Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters

A spokesman for east Libyan armed forces said on Friday that as many as 141 people had been killed a day earlier in an attack on a southern air base. (...)

A fighter of Libyan forces allied with the UN-backed government waving a Libyan flag as he stands atop the ruins of a house after forces finished clearing Ghiza Bahriya, the final district of the former Islamic State stronghold of Sirte, Libya. Photograph: Hani Amara/Reuters

Libyan forces have finished clearing the final district of the former Islamic State stronghold of Sirte in which the jihadist group had been holding o(...)

A fighter of Libyan forces allied with the UN-backed government fires a shell with Soviet made T-55 tank  in Sirte, Libya. Photograph: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters

A car bomb targeting security forces on Tuesday in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed at least 23 people and wounded many others, a spokesman (...)

A fighter of Libyan forces allied with the UN-backed government runs for cover during a battle with Islamic State fighters in Sirte, Libya on July 31st, 2016. Photograph: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters

The United States has launched multiple air strikes against Islamic State militants in Libya, opening a new, more persistent front against the group (...)

A team from MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) arrives to aid 133 migrants crammed onto a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean. Photograph: Adam Alexander

“My God,” says 19-year old Miriam from the Gambia, holding her hands over her face and shaking her head. “I wouldn’t wish that journey on my own wors(...)

A vehicle burns as forces aligned with Libya’s new unity government advance on the eastern and southern outskirts of the Islamic State stronghold of Sirte, in a still image taken from video on June 9th, 2016. Photograph: Reuters TV

Islamic State (Isis) militants are retreating from their main bastion in Libya, as militiamen allied to a UN-brokered government pushed into the centr(...)

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