Four Italian citizens, employees of construction company Bonatti, have been kidnapped in Libya, near a compound owned by Italian oil and gas group Eni.
A Libyan warplane has reportedly attacked and sank a vessel, near the port of Benghazi, which was purportedly carrying fighters, weapons and ammunition belonging to terrorist groups.
Islamic State militants have kidnapped at least three African Christians, from Egypt, Nigeria and Ghana, in Libya.
Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for an attack on checkpoints in North Sinai, which killed at least five members of the Egyptian security forces.
At least six people, said to be supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood, have been killed in clashes in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.
Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on an Egyptian naval vessel, off the coast of Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula.
As many as 2,700 migrants have been rescued from boats in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Libya, according to a statement by the Italian coastguard.
At least four people have been killed, and a further 15 wounded, following a rocket attack on a residential area of the Libyan port city of Benghazi.
At least 12 migrants have drowned, and a further 500 others have been rescued, in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Libya.
At least 63 militants have been killed by airstrikes and ground operations launched by the Egyptian army, in the country’s restive North Sinai region.