Khalifa Haftar, the military commander who dominates eastern Libya, has turned down a truce put forward by Russia and Turkey. File photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

Libyan rebel general Khalifa Haftar has rejected a joint Russian and Turkish appeal for a ceasefire, advanced on the western city of Misrata, and anno(...)

Imelda Marcos in The Kingmaker. Photograph: Lauren Greenfield

The Kingmaker, Lauren Greenfield’s remarkable film about the shoe-obsessed former first lady of the Philippines,  exposes how Imelda Marc(...)

Hashem Abedi, the younger brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi, pictured after he was arrested in Tripoli, Libya. File photograph: Libyan interior ministry/EPA

The brother of a suicide bomber who attacked a concert in the British city of Manchester in 2017 was extradited from Libya on Wednesday and arrested (...)

Lisa Smith: Her most likely exit from the al-Hawl camp in northeastern Syria is with the involvement of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Lisa Smith has made a complex diplomatic situation even more difficult by doing media interviews in which she continues to stop well short of stepping(...)

Migrants carry the remains of their belongings from among rubble at Tajoura  detention centre in Tripoli on Wednesday, after it was hit by an air strike. Photograph: Ismail Zitouny/Reuters

Refugees and migrants who survived a deadly attack on a detention centre in Libyan capital Tripoli are calling for evacuation, while blaming European (...)

A one-legged war veteran arrested at Dublin Airport has been spared a sentence and an assault conviction. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A one-legged war veteran, who was arrested at Dublin Airport after staff thought he was “legless” drunk, has been spared a sentence and an assault con(...)

A photo posted on the Facebook Page of the media bureau of “Volcano of Anger” operation, reportedly shows armoured personnel vehicles, shipped to Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), arriving at Tripoli port. Photograph: Media Bureau of ‘Volcano of Anger’ operation/AFP/Getty Images

Water supplies to the 2.5 million residents of Tripoli were restored two days after they were cut off by gunmen, officials said on Tuesday, allowing (...)

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(...)

The White House said that Mr Trump ‘recognised Gen Haftar’s significant role in fighting terrorism and securing Libya’s oil resources’.

The UN has warned that international rivalries and support for competing Libyan factions has helped push the oil-rich north African state to the brink(...)

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 (...)

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