Latest Libya government News

Officials: Gadhafi son freed after 7-plus years in detention

Sep. 05, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Libyan authorities on Sunday released one of Muammar Gadhafi’s sons after more than seven years of detention in the capital of Tripoli following his extradition from neighboring Niger, the country's interim leader said. Prime Minister-designate Abdul...

Libya says senior official released, 2 weeks after abduction

Aug. 17, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Libyan authorities said a senior government official was released on Tuesday, two weeks after armed men abducted him and his colleague in the capital of Tripoli. Rida Faraj Fraitis, the chief of staff for the first deputy prime minister, returned to the...