Libyan officials say Islamic State militants have killed at least three troops in an attack on a checkpoint in a desert town.
Libyan fighters say they shot down an enemy plane over Tripoli and captured its European pilot.
The Latest on developments in Libya, where armed groups are battling for control of the capital, Tripoli (all times local): 3 p.m.
The fighting in Libya’s capital has reached a detention center holding hundreds of detained migrants and refugees, the U.N. said Tuesday.
The U.N. health agency says at least 34 more people have died in fighting for control of Libya’s capital over the past two days, bringing the total to 254 dead so far, including civilians.
The U.N. health agency says at least 15 more people died in fighting over control of Libya’s capital in the past two days, bringing the total to 220 dead including civilians.
The Latest on developments in Libya (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Libyan army commander Khalifa Hifter in an audio recording posted online has ordered his forces to march to Tripoli, the capital of the U.N.-backed government.
The U.N. chief says he’s worried about a major armed showdown in Libya and is urging warring factions to instead turn to dialogue.