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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 (...)

 Mahmoud  al-Werfalli: alleged to have executed or overseen the execution of up to 33 unarmed prisoners.  ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is relying on evidence from videos posted on Facebook and other social media. Photograph: Abdullah Doma/AFP/Getty Images

A case being taken against a Libyan commander is set to be a game-changer for the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC). It is not the heino(...)

Within four days of receiving permission to stay in Ireland, Malak Bouod secured a job in the tech industry in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Malak Bouod did not plan to stay home on February 17th, 2011. She had spent weeks researching and watching online as young people across Egypt and Tun(...)

Trump supporters and Birmingham residents Kathy Courtland and Susan Stofel are united in their dislike of Hillary Clinton.

In the fourth part of her series “Coast to Coast: Travels in Trump’s America”, Washington Correspondent Suzanne Lynch travels to Birmingham. Located (...)

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. (...)

Mike Pompeo, Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, speaks during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday. Photograph: Al Drago/New York Times

The first battle that Mike Pompeo prepared to fight was against the Russians, when he commanded a US tank platoon in Germany in the twilight of the co(...)

The asphalt road where  six-year-old Toussaint  was struck links cities in Cameroon’s Far North. Photograph: Andrew Esiebo/The New York Times

All life travels the ribbon of asphalt that cuts through this remote village. The women carrying their onions to market atop their heads step aside wh(...)

Three new faces in the Trump administration are US Representative from Kansas Mike Pompeo, retired lieutenant  general Michael Flynn, and Senator Jeff Sessions. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

US president-elect Donald Trump has continued to build his new administration with the appointment of three prominent supporters to key roles. Mr Tru(...)

Statuettes depicting presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in a shop in Via San Gregorio Armeno in Naples, Italy. Photograph: Cesare Abbate/ANSA via AP

Donald Trump will have one of his last major opportunities to halt Hillary Clinton’s campaign momentum when the two candidates go head-to-head in the(...)

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