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  • Gunmen seize government ministries as Libya spirals further into chaos

    Armed militiamen have seized control of most Libyan government ministries in the capital, Tripoli, the transitional government acknowledged early Monday, in the latest sign of a dramatic deterioration of Libya’s trappings of statehood.
  • Libyan militants play in pool at abandoned U.S. diplomatic compound

    It was, by all appearances, a jihadists’ pool party — staged at an abandoned American diplomatic compound in the Libyan capital. In video footage posted online Sunday, a group of laughing, whooping men identified as members of an Islamist-...

    More than 250 migrants may have died in shipwreck off Libya

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - More than 250 migrants may have died when a boat sank a kilometer (half a mile) off the Libyan coast, a coastguard official said on Sunday. "We believe there are still more than 250 bodies trapped underwater," coastguard official...

    Islamist militias seize main Libya airport as conflict deepens

    Libya's main international airport has been captured by Islamist militants, the fighters and local news networks reported, as the country continued its descent into sectarian conflict and chaos. The Islamist groups, led by a militia from the western...

    Over a hundred migrants missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A wooden boat carrying up to 200 migrants has sunk just one kilometer (half a mile) off the Libyan coast, the coast guard said on Saturday, and most passengers were feared drowned. The local coast guard said it had no boats of its own...