Fighting comes day after attack on protesters left over 40 dead in Libyan capital
Premier vows to boost military presence in wake of Lampedusa migrant tragedy
The brief kidnapping of Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has highlighted the power of militiamen in the country, and served as reminder that Libya's conflict did not end with the withdrawal of Western forces following the ousting of Gaddafi in 2011.
The perception that the militiamen had beat Gaddafi through their own strength in 2011 was an illusion helped along by Western media
World View: Deal in Geneva shows the Kremlin’s influence is at its greatest for more than 20 years
Assad regime once sought help with its publicity from former No 10 director of communications
Libya has plunged unnoticed into its worst political and economic crisis since the defeat of Gaddafi
A bomb has ripped through the Egyptian consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, leaving a security guard needing hospital treatment.
Billionaire tells court: 'This plane was a drop in the sea of what I do every day'
Insight emerges in High Court case aginst senior member of Saudi royal family
Qatar stands out in the region because of its role in bankrolling the Arab Spring, but how will the tiny emirate fare come the Arab Autumn?
The Prime Minister will use this week’s G8 summit to convince world leaders to step up action
Libya’s parliament has passed a law banning anyone who held a senior position during Muammar Gaddafi’s 42-year rule from working for the new administration, a move that could force the Prime Minister to step down.
World View: Two years after Nato's intervention, the militias are still terrorising the country
The French celebrity philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy was banned from joining the former President Nicolas Sarkozy’s visit to Libya this week because he is Jewish.
“I'm high as a kite,” declared Russell Brand breathlessly. “I've drunk a whole lot of caffeinated beverages to get me in the mood.”