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The United States has called for an immediate halt to military operations in Libya as the Libyan National Army (LNA) headed by Khalifa Haftar advanced on the capital, Tripoli.

Fighting rages in Libya despite UN call for truce

Fighting raged south of Libya's capital Sunday despite a UN call for a two-hour ceasefire, as forces of strongman Khalifa Haftar and the internationally recognised government exchanged air strikes.
Abdullah al-Senussi has been imprisoned in Tripoli since 2013 along with some 40 other Gaddafi-era officials [Ismail Zitouny-Reuters]

Libya: Protesters demand release of Gaddafi-era spy chief Abdullah al-Senussi

Relatives and supporters of Libya's Gaddafi-era intelligence chief, jailed for his alleged role in a bloody crackdown during the country's 2011 uprising, protested in Tripoli on Saturday to demand his release.

171 Stranded Nigerian returnees arrive from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has announced that it has received another batch of 171 stranded Nigerian returnees from Libya through the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

Libyan court clears Colonel Gaddafi’s son of murder

A Libyan appeals court cleared one of the sons of late leader, Muammar Gaddafi on Tuesday of charges of murdering a footballer before Libya’s 2011 uprising, the justice ministry said.

Libyan armed factions hail ‘historic’ reconciliation talks

Leaders of the two most heavily armed towns in western Libya met on Wednesday for the first time since they fought for control of Tripoli four years ago, hailing the reconciliation talks "historic".

Colonel Gaddafi’s son eyes Libyan presidency

Mr. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, second son of ex-Libyan leader late Muammar Gaddafi, is set to launch his election bid for presidency.

28 bodies discovered after clashes near Libyan capital

Twenty eight bodies with bullet wounds and torture marks were discovered on Saturday in an area west of Libya’s capital that has recently seen clashes between rival armed factions, a local human rights group said.

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Two Benineses who allegedly stole their employer’s jewelry and property worth N38 million on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.