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Car bomb hits Libyan foreign ministry in Benghazi


A powerful car bomb exploded Wednesday near Libya’s foreign ministry building in the heart of the eastern coastal city of Benghazi, security officials said, exactly one year after an attack there killed the US ambassador and three other Americans.

French embassy in Tripoli bombed, 2 injured

A car bomb hit the France embassy in Libya on Tuesday, wounding two French guards and causing extensive damage, in the first attack on a foreign mission since militants stormed the US consulate in Benghazi in September.

'Gaddafi's son Khamis dies of injuries in clashes'

Khamis, son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has died following clashes with government forces, Xinhua reported.

The Libyan national congress' spokesperson Omar Hamidan, said in a televised sp

Technocrat Mustafa Abu Shagur elected Libyan PM

Members of Libya's 200-strong national assembly on Wednesday elected technocrat Mustafa Abu Shagur as the country's new prime minister in a close vote.

Shagur, previously deputy prime minister, won 9

Over 100 tanks seized from pro-Gaddafi militia: Ministry


More than 100 tanks were seized from a militia loyal to Libya's ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi as authorities hunted the perpetrators of a double car bombing, the interior ministry said on Thursday.


Deadly blasts shake Libya capital on Muslim Eid


Twin car bomb blasts killed two people in the Libyan capital at dawn on Sunday on the first day of the Muslim Eid-ul-Fitr holiday and officials blamed loyalists of now slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi.

Libya council hands power to new assembly


Libya's National Transitional Council on Wednesday handed power to a new assembly in a symbolic move marking a peaceful transition following the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi's 40-year dictatorship.


Libyan election hints at blow to Islamists


Libya's first nationwide elections in nearly five decades brought hints on Sunday of an Arab Spring precedent: Western-leaning parties making strides over Islamist rivals hoping to follow the same pat

Libya on edge before first post-Gaddafi election


Calls for a boycott and other unrest on the eve of Libya's first vote since the overthrow of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi raised fears of election violence, even as campaigning came to an end Fri

Libya declare military zone in west to stop bloodshed

Libyan authorities on Sunday declared warring mountain towns in the west of the country a ‘military zone’ and called for an immediate ceasefire.

"As a result of the violence in the areas of Mizdah, S

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