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Nearly a year after a Libyan militia announced it had set free the son and heir apparent of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi, the fate of Seif al-Islam remains a mystery.Read More
Zintan (Libya) (AFP) Nearly a year after a Libyan militia announced it had set free the son and heir apparent of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi, the fate of Seif al-Islam remains a mystery. His reported release from detention by the Abu Bakr al-Sadiq Brigade which once controlled the town of Zintan in western Libya has never been confirmed and has fuelled wild rumours. While some insist he is still somewhere in Zintan, others claim Seif is dead. One thing is certain, however: he has not been seen or heard ofRead More
The Islamic State group on Friday claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in eastern Libya the previous day that killed eight people, including civilians.Read More
At least eight people, including civilians, were killed late Thursday in a suicide car bombing of a security barricade in the east of Libya, the second such attack in less than a month, local security and hospital sources said.Read More
At least eight people, including civilians, were killed late Thursday in a suicide car bomb attack against a security barricade in the east of Libya, according to security and hospital sources.Read More
The mayor of Libya's capital Tripoli was released Thursday after being held in detention in confused circumstances, the city council said.Read More
The mayor of Libya's capital Tripoli has been arrested and is under interrogation, the prosecution said Thursday, hours after the city council reported he had been kidnapped.Read More
A key figure arrested as part of the campaign financing investigation against French politician Nicolas Sarkozy has been granted bail by a British court on health grounds.Read More
The Spanish group whose migrant rescue boat has been impounded by the Italian authorities hit out Thursday at what it called a deliberate campaign to ensure there were no independent witnesses to how refugees are treated while trying to flee from Libya to Italy.Read More
Armed men have kidnapped the mayor of Libya's capital Tripoli from his home, authorities said Thursday.Read More