Libya’s internationally recognised government has stopped the salaries of over 150 000 teachers and other education ministry staff who do not have proper documents.
Gunmen raided two trendy seafront cafes in the Libyan capital Tripoli this month to banish unmarried couples and impose strict religious codes, witnesses said, in a move that has alarmed civil liberties defenders.
A boat with more than 50 people on board has capsized off the Libyan coast, the United Nations said on Saturday, the latest accident involving migrants trying to reach Europe.
US forces said on Friday they killed 17 suspected militants in their third airstrike in a week on southern Libya. The strike, conducted on Tuesday, hit south western Libya.
Five Western countries including the United States, as well as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, support Libyan state oil firm NOC as the sole legitimate authority for the country’s energy sector, a joint statement said on Sunday.