Hundreds of bodies of Islamic State militants lie unclaimed in Libya as countries refuse to acknowledge them
Months after Libyan forces defeated IS, hundreds of bodies of foreign militants still lie stored in freezers as authorities negotiate with other governments
A light plane crashed Monday after takeoff from Malta International Airport en route to Libya, killing all five crew members on board, airport authorities said.
Libyan forces battling to oust Islamic State from Sirte on Wednesday captured a large convention hall complex in the city centre, seizing a symbolic base where militants once held meetings and flew their black jihadist flag.
A coalition of western Libyan militias led by the powerful Libya Dawn battled rival forces in August 2014, forcing the government to flee Tripoli.
Libya's Supreme Court on Thursday declared the internationally recognised parliament as unconstitutional, in a ruling likely to fuel further chaos in the north African oil producing nation.
Libya is descending into anarchy as former rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi in a NATO-backed uprising in 2011 have turned their guns on each other as they seek to set the country's political agenda and control its vast oil reserves.
Tripoli residents heard jets followed by explosions at dawn but more details on the latest fighting in Libya were not immediately available.
Muammar Gaddafi made his final dash for freedom shortly before dawn prayers.