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A car-bombing was perpetrated in Libya (above) on Benghazi’s Al Salmani district as worshippers were leaving a mosque after prayers tonight. It was not immediately clear who is responsible. File photograph: Google Street View

A double car bombing in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday left at least 22 people dead and others wounded, according to officials and a (...)

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(...)

Saif al-Islam Gadafy, son of late Libyan leader Muammar Gadafy, attends a hearing behind bars in a courtroom in Zintan in 2014. Photograph: Reuters

Saif al-Islam Gadafy has been freed by an armed group in western Libya where he was being held following the 2011 revolt against his late father, form(...)

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. (...)

US secretary of state Rex Tillerson: G7 summit affords members first chance to grill him on whether Washington is committed to overthrowing Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.  Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven major industrialised nations meet on Monday for an annual gathering, with Europe and Japan seeking clarity f(...)

Donald Tusk: The European Council president  has written that “worrying declarations by the new American administration all make our future highly unpredictable”. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Theresa May will brief EU leaders on Friday about her meeting with Donald Trump, and urge Nato members to fulfil their commitment to spend 2 per cent (...)

Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Alanya, Turkey, on Thursday. Turkey is said to be brokering talks between Russia and Syrian rebels. Photograph: Reuters

Syrian rebels are in secret talks with Russia to end the fighting in Aleppo, according to opposition figures, a development that shows how the United (...)

A spokesman for retired Libyan general Khalifa Haftar said his irregular forces had carried out the assault on the parliament as part of his campaign against Islamist militants. Photograph: Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters.

Heavily armed gunmen stormed into Libya’s parliament today after attacking the building with anti-aircraft weapons and rocket-propelled grenades.The i(...)

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