An international rights group expressed alarm Friday over the fate of hundreds of Libyan and foreign nationals trapped for months amid fighting in the eastern city of Benghazi.
Committee says that former Prime Minister David Cameron's 2011 decision to intervene militarily in Libya was misguided and helped give rise to Islamic extremism in North Africa.
President Barack Obama is assessing what's working and what's not in the fight against the Islamic State group as the U.S. military ramps up its engagement in Libya.
Libya's U.N.-backed government on Thursday criticized the presence of French troops operating within rival territory in eastern Libya, declaring it a "violation" of the nation's sovereignty.
The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it will not seek the death penalty against Ahmed Abu Khattala, 54, a U.S.-designated terrorist whom prosecutors accuse of leading the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans.
There is at least one major American ally that is contradicting the Obama administration's strict no-torture policies; Two U.S. citizens were reportedly tortured by a sovereign nation's government for months – using waterboarding and electric shocks.
Myanmar, Libya, Egypt, North Korea, China, Russia, Nigeria and many other nations are singled out in the new human rights Report from Obama administration.
Libya's U.N.-brokered unity government threatens to send the names of 17 of the country's rival politicians, militia leaders and religious figures to Interpol.